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  1. Noah's big biblical boat being built as Kentucky attractionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Ken Ham, founder of the Christian ministry Answers in Genesis, stands in front of a Noah's ark attraction being built in Williamstown, Ky., on Thursday, June 25, 2015. The wooden boat will be 510 feet long when it is finished and opened as a religious tourist attraction next year.

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  2. Lifesize Noah's Ark being built in field - but it won't have any animals in itRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Metro

    Apparently people have been struggling to get their head around how big Noah's Ark would have been to fit all those animals in. The team behind it hope the ark, being built in a field in Williamstown, Kentucky, will rival Disneyland as a tourist destination.

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  3. Christian ministry unveils 'life-sized' Noah's Ark in Kentucky fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Daily Mail

    Four stories tall, 510 feet long and made of wood: Christian ministry unveils 'life-sized' Noah's Ark which is being built in Kentucky field and will open to public next summer These photos show the first few wooden ribs being lifted into place at Ark Encounter - a planned visitor attraction featuring an enormous ark that 'will be the largest timber-frame structure in the world'. The 510-foot-long replica, situated in a field in Williamstown, Kentucky, is being constructed according to the dimensions used by Noah to save his family and animals in the Old Testament flooding story.

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  4. The new a oeNoaha s Arka rises in KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | WWLP

    A huge piece of the massive ark being built in Williamstown, Kentucky, was lifted into place Thursday. The attraction is being built by the same group that opened the Creation Museum.

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  5. Noah's big biblical boat being built as Kentucky attractionRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Greenwich Citizen

    A wooden rib that is part of a ship based on the story of Noah's ark is raised into place in Williamstown, Ky., on Thursday, June 25, 2015. The Ark Encounter will be a religious tourist attraction when it opens next year.

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  6. Construction begins on Ark EncounterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Cincinnati.com

    In a rolling Kentucky pasture, the first few wooden ribs of a giant Noah's ark tourist attraction have begun to sprout up. Ark Encounter begins construction WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky.

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  7. Ark re-creators: Encounter will float financially, regardless of tax battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... and the first timber to go into what has been a sub-structure of cinder-block and mortar. (Source: WAVE 3 News) WILLIAMSTOWN, KY (WAVE) - By some Bible interpretations, Noah had roughly 80 years to build an Ark to carry a pair of each animal species ...

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  8. Noah's Ark project taking shape in northern KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... 65 are charging some sort of fee, with some of the money going to pay for items classified as core curriculum. WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (WDRB) -- The developers are calling it America's next big tourist attraction, and now the controversial $86 million ...

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  9. Church Notes 6-25-15Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Grant County News

    ... p.m. on Thursday - a time of prayer and sharing. Christ Community Church is located at 139 North Main Street in Williamstown. For more information, call 859-394-2586. Corinth Christian Aug. 2 through Aug. 5 -Revival at 7 p.m. Speaker will be Greg ...

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  10. Public invited to view construction of life-size arkRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2015 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... rk will be the largest timber-framed structure in the world. The Ark Encounter theme park is located on I-75 in Williamstown, Ky. It's set to open in 2016. Copyright 2015 WDRB News. All rights reserved.

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  11. This 'Instagran's' swimwear shoot is the fiercest OAP on social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Metro

    In the advertising campaign for genius swimwear brand Dimepiece LA, Biddy models a selection of swimwear, complete with an array of on-trend pineapple props. Baddy, from Williamstown, Kentucky, caused a stir on the internet last year with photos of her popping pills, posing in daring swimsuits and advocating the legalisation of weed on her Instagram .

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  12. US 25 Yard Sale planned in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    The lady who took the initiative to start a multi-county yard sale event along U.S. 25 is Judy Wigginton, a retired former city council member of Williamstown, Ky. The U.S. 25 Yard Sale, a 565 mile long event involving cities, towns and hamlets all along U.S. 25, U.S. 25E and U.S. 25W from Clinton, Tenn.

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  13. Creationist says don't worry about an 'asteroid...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | The Raw Story

    ... less lethal asteroids, described as "bolide events." Ham, who is the founder of a Noah's Ark theme park in Williamstown, Kentucky, noted that concerns about an " asteroid apocalypse" is rooted in a belief that events that have happened in the past ...

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  14. Graded-Stakes Winner Williamstown Dead At 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Graded-stakes winner Williamstown has died.The 25-year-old son of Seattle Slew was euthanized on February 25 due to complications caused by the neurological disease EPM. Williamstown had been pensioned at Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Farm in Georgetown, KY, since 2007.

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  15. Church News 2-19-15Read the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Cynthiana Democrat

    ST. EDWARD Members of St. Edward Catholic Church invites the public to join us for a fish fry each Friday of Lent from 5 to 7 p.m. and pray the Stations of the Cross each Friday of Lent at 7 p.m. ST. WILLIAM St. William Church, Williamstown, Ky., will be holding a Lenten Fish Fry each Friday from Feb. 20 through March 27 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the church.

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  16. Noah's Ark theme park developers sue Kentucky over lost tax rebatesRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | HawaiiNews

    ... saying they shared creationist beliefs. Developers have said the park is on track for opening in 2016 in Williamstown, Kentucky. The tax incentives would have helped fund additional biblical-themed attractions at the park. A spokeswoman for Kentucky ...

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  17. Noah's Ark theme park developers sue Kentucky over...Read the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | WHTC

    ... saying they shared creationist beliefs. Developers have said the park is on track for opening in 2016 in Williamstown, Kentucky. The tax incentives would have helped fund additional biblical-themed attractions at the park. A spokeswoman for Kentucky ...

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  18. Noah's Ark developers sue for tax incentivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | USA Today

    Noah's Ark developers sue for tax incentives The state of Kentucky rejected the developers application for tax incentives. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1DKA7Xc Artist's rendering of the Ark Encounter, a Noah's Ark-themed park planned for a site west of Interstate 75 near Williamstown, Ky., about 50 miles south of Cincinnati FRANKFORT, Ky.

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  19. LEON: Michael Moore announces plans for - most obnoxious theme park ever'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | LEO Weekly

    Controversial filmmaker and activist Michael Moore has announced plans to spearhead construction of the "most obnoxious theme park ever." The park's attractions will feature the highlights of Moore's most prominent protests and controversies, including: The development is planned for Williamstown, Kentucky, adjacent to the site for the Ark Encounter.

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  20. Noah's Ark park officials plan to sue KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | USA Today

    Noah's Ark park officials plan to sue Kentucky Answers in Genesis says a decision to deny tax incentives amounts to discrimination. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1DD4IWF Artist's rendering of the Ark Encounter, a Noah's Ark-themed park planned for a site west of Interstate 75 near Williamstown, Ky., about 50 miles south of Cincinnati LOUISVILLE, Ky.

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