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  1. NKY tea party blasts needle exchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Cincinnati.com

    ... The health department wants needle exchange at its four health centers, in Florence, Covington, Newport and Williamstown. Mayor Chris Reinersman, vice chair for the health department's board of directors, pointed to evidence that needle exchanges ...

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  2. Judge: Ark Builders Get Tax BreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Painting/Wallcovering Contractor

    ... that is being built by the 501(c)(3) group Crosswater Canyon Inc., a subsidiary of Answers in Genesis, near Williamstown, KY. As previously reported , the theme park contains a full-size, wooden ark made in the likeness of Noah's ark as it is ...

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  3. Ark Encounter Granted Tax IncentivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | WKRC-AM Cincinnati

    The religious group building a massive Noah's Ark tourist attraction off exit 154 in Williamstown, Kentucky, has won a battle with the state over tax incentives. U.S. District Judge Greg Van Tatenhove ruled Monday that Kentucky, violated First Amendment protections of the group Answers in Genesis, by blocking it from the sales tax tourism incentive--worth up to 18 million.

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  4. Noah's Ark Encounter will open July 7, 2016, in Williamstown, Kentucky.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    A religious group building a massive Noah's Ark tourist attraction in Kentucky has won a legal battle over the state's withdrawal of a potential tax incentive worth millions. A federal judge ruled Monday that Kentucky officials violated the ark builders' First Amendment protections by blocking it from the sales tax tourism incentive that could have been worth up to $18 million.

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  5. Noah's Ark Park Wins Court Battle Over Tourism Tax IncentiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | News Max

    Ken Ham, right,founder of the Christian ministry Answers in Genesis, stands in front of a Noah's ark attraction being built in Williamstown, Kentucky. A religious group building a massive Noah's Ark tourist attraction in Kentucky has won a legal battle over the state's withdrawal of a potential tax incentive worth millions.

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  6. Ark' Theme Park to Teach CreationismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Painting/Wallcovering Contractor

    ... park that also will feature themed restaurants and a petting zoo, according to Dezeen magazine . Located near Williamstown, KY, the theme park is being developed by 501(c)(3) group Crosswater Canyon Inc., which is run by Answers Genesis . When ...

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  7. CHS boys' basketball team 2nd in holiday tournament at Carrollton, KYRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2015 | Columbia Magazine

    CHS boys' basketball team 2nd in holiday tournament at Carrollton, KY Eagles defeat Henry County and LaRue County, lose in title game to Williamstown

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  8. NewsBraves pull away for 56-40 win over rival DemonsRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2015 | Grant County News

    Walking into the gym Dec. 8, one thing was clear, it was Williamstown's night to host cross-county rival Grant County. It has been all Grant County recently in this basketball matchup, but Williamstown looked to change that.

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  9. 'Ark' Theme Park to Teach CreationismRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | Painting/Wallcovering Contractor

    ... park that also will feature themed restaurants and a petting zoo, according to Dezeen magazine . Located near Williamstown, KY, the theme park is being developed by 501(c)(3) group Crosswater Canyon Inc., which is run by Answers Genesis . When ...

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  10. Ark' Theme Park to Teach CreationismRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Painting/Wallcovering Contractor

    ... park that also will feature themed restaurants and a petting zoo, according to Dezeen magazine . Located near Williamstown, KY, the theme park is being developed by 501(c)(3) group Crosswater Canyon Inc., which is run by Answers Genesis . When ...

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  11. Master Books to publish Ark Encounter productsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Christian Retailing

    ... age and older. For 2016, the publisher has a minimum of eight titles scheduled for release. Located in Williamstown, Kentucky, Ark Encounter is an exact scale replica of Noah's ark and, upon completion, will be the largest timber-frame structure in ...

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  12. Will Kentucky replica of Noah's Ark float tourists' boats?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... Construction continues on a scale model of Noah's Ark at the Ark Encounter attraction in Williamstown, Kentucky. The Ark Encounter is currently working toward raising $24.5 million to fund the project and expects to attract more than 1 million ...

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  13. Noah's Ark religious attraction to open in July in KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Newsday

    In a Thursday, June 25, 2015 file photo, Ken Ham, right,founder of the Christian ministry Answers in Genesis, stands in front of a Noah's ark attraction being built in Williamstown, Ky. Answers in Genesis, the Christian ministry leading the project, announced Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015, that the attraction will open to visitors July 7, 2016.

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  14. Should Bible Video Games Be Violent?By Candida MossRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2015 | The Daily Beast

    Between Ben Carson's infuriating comments about the Pyramids and the Christian group Answers in Genesis's news-making plans to spend $92 million on a reconstruction of Noah's ark in Williamstown, Kentucky, we're all a bit worn down by Biblical literalism of late. Fundamentalism may be hot politics and big business, but it doesn't have much of a sense of humor.

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  15. Massive, 510-foot-long Noah's Ark on track to open next summer in Kentucky, Christian group saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | Canada.com

    In a Thursday, June 25, 2015 file photo, Ken Ham, right, founder of the Christian ministry Answers in Genesis, stands in front of a Noahis ark attraction being built in Williamstown, Ky. WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky.

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  16. Kentucky Noah's Ark religious attraction set to open in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | The London Free Press

    Ken Ham, co-founder and president of Answers in Genesis, the group that is building Ark Encounter, addresses the media during a press conference on Thursday morning, Nov. 12, 2015, in Williamstown, Ky. Construction of a Noah's Ark attraction in northern Kentucky is sailing along, and the builders say it will open next year.

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  17. Controversial Noah's Ark attraction in Kentucky slated to open in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Fox News

    Nov. 12, 2015: Ken Ham, co-founder and president of Answers in Genesis, the group that is building Ark Encounter, addresses the media during a press conference in Williamstown, Ky. The grand opening of a Noah's Ark attraction in northern Kentucky is expected to come next summer, the builders working on the park said Thursday The massive, 510-foot-long wooden boat is the $90 million first phase of a planned religious theme park.

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  18. Noah's Ark religious attraction being built by Christian group in Kentucky set to open in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Brandon Sun

    Construction continues on the Ark Encounter Park, Thursday morning, Nov. 12, 2015, in Williamstown, Ky. Construction of a Noah's Ark attraction in northern Kentucky is sailing along, and the builders say it will open next year.

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  19. Thayer: Ark Encounter should be able to hireaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | WHAS11

    A leading Kentucky politician agrees that developers of a religious-based theme park should be able to make hiring decisions based on whether an applicant practices the Christian faith. Thayer: Ark Encounter should be able to hire based on religion WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky.

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  20. Massive $90M Noah's Ark Attraction In Kentucky Set To Open In 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Talking Points Memo

    ... again. New To You shows you everything posted since your last visit in a simple, scrollable list. More Info WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) - Construction of a Noah's Ark attraction in northern Kentucky is sailing along, and the builders say it will open ...

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