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1 hr ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

When sinkholes open, they swallow fortunes

Solid ground isn't always a certainty. Sinkholes can lurk anywhere, beneath suburban homes, city streets or even football stadiums and museums.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science, Austin Peay State University, Tampa, FL

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Washington Post

4th doctor dies of Ebola in Sierra Leone

People stand around a man, right, suspected of suffering from the Ebola virus in a main street and busy part in Monrovia, Liberia, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, Africa, World News

The San Diego Union-Tribune

4th doctor dies of Ebola in Sierra Leone

People stand around a man, right, suspected of suffering from the Ebola virus in a main street and busy part in Monrovia, Liberia, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, Africa, World News

Sat Sep 13, 2014

KNUS-AM Aurora

When sinkholes open, they can swallow fortunes

Solid ground isn't always a certainty. Sinkholes can lurk anywhere, beneath suburban homes, city streets or even football stadiums and museums.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science, Austin Peay State University, Tampa, FL

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Advocate

Facets of Faith: Michael Card encourages informed imagination

SInger, songwriter and author Michael Card speaks during a retreat on the Gospel of John, base on his Biblical Imagination series of books on the Gospels. The retreat was in August outside of Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

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Related Topix: Eureka Springs, AR

Thu Sep 11, 2014

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Franklin Police Officer Receives 2014 Officer of the Year Award

The Franklin Police Department says Officer Miciotto was awarded the distinguished honor for his strong work ethic, professionalism., and outstanding service to the community. He has been a Franklin Police Officer for the last four years and before that, he was a Western Kentucky University Police Officer.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News

The Tribune

Seymour native named to all-tournament team

Jessica Lucas, a 2014 Seymour High School graduate, had a breakout week for Western Kentucky University's volleyball team, totaling 175 assists for a 10.29 average. The freshman setter was named to the University Plaza/Dr. Mary Jo Wynn Invitational All-Tournament Team, dishing out 146 assists and guiding WKU to a .271 hitting clip in the team's 4-0 weekend.

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Related Topix: Seymour, IN

Government Executive

Five Key Steps to Make Priority-Based Budgeting Work

Earlier this week, GovExec State & Local published a guest post from John Kamensky , senior research fellow for the IBM Center for the Business of Government , about "participatory budgeting," which, according to the words of Dr. Victoria Gordon of Western Kentucky University, "empowers citizens by placing budget decision-making in their hands." There are, naturally, other approaches to traditional local budgeting processes, including "priority-based budgeting," which allocates resources based on how effectively a particular program meets goals that are of the most value to residents.

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Related Topix: Kentucky

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Windsor Beacon

Kentucky school tops national rankings again

Gatton Academy juniors Whitney Heard, left, from Bowling Green, Ky., and Esther Huggins from Elizabethtown examine a petri dish. / Brian Powers, The Courier-Journal The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Bowling Green topped a list by news website The Daily Beast of the 754 best high schools in the United States.

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Related Topix: Bowling Green, KY, Louisville, KY, Education Etc.

USA Today

Kentucky school tops national rankings again

Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Bowling Green topped a list by news website The Daily Beast of the 754 best high schools in the United States. Kentucky school tops national rankings again LOUISVILLE, Ky.

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Related Topix: Bowling Green, KY, Louisville, KY, Education Etc.

Business Journal

10 years of Forty Under 40: 2007

Ahead of this year's Forty Under 40 luncheon and special publication, we're revisiting the honorees from each of the past 10 years. Each business day for 10 days, we will run a slideshow from one of the last 10 years of Forty Under 40. Today's slideshow features the honorees from 2007.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

The Sidelines

MTSU Rugby team wins 36-17 against WKU

I'm a senior Journalism student at MTSU, expecting to graduate in May. I have nearly two years experience working in news, lifestyles, features, sports and editing.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

WFIE-TV Evansville

Vote for WKU's 'Big Red' in mascot challenge

Another college football season has officially started which means another tradition at Western Kentucky University is back up and running.

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Hoosier State of Mind

Indiana Football: Bowling Green QB Matt Johnson Out for the Season

Indiana's next opponent, Bowling Green State University, received some unfortunate news this morning.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Bowling Green State University, Fort Wayne, IN

Mon Sep 01, 2014

News Democrat

Whipple, Snowden to wed

Jennifer Lee Whipple of West Palm Beach, Fla. and Bryan Snowden of West Palm Beach, Fla.

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Related Topix: West Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach, FL, Savannah College of Art & Design

Fri Aug 29, 2014

News Democrat

Whipple, Snowden to wed

Jennifer Lee Whipple of West Palm Beach, Fla. and Bryan Snowden of West Palm Beach, Fla.

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Related Topix: West Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach, FL, Savannah College of Art & Design

Washington Times

Pikeville, Western Kentucky reach partnership

The schools say students in eastern Kentucky will have three health-related master's degree programs available, while Western Kentucky University students will have access to Pikeville's College of Optometry.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

WKU Prepares for Football Home Opener

Western Kentucky University officials spent a majority of the day preparing for the football home opener scheduled to kick off tomorrow night.

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Domestic Fuel

Kentucky Gets NSF, State Grants for Biomass

In this Ethanol Report, Robert White with the Renewable Fuels Association talks about making some real headway in getting the true story about ethanol to motorcycle riders at the Sturgis Rally A total of $24 million in National Science Foundation and state grants will fund research efforts on biomass in Kentucky.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Alternative Energy, Energy, Biomass, University of Kentucky

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

WKU Students Get A Big Welcome Back

Wednesday afternoon, those students had the opportunity to see what Bowling Green has to offer and score some free goodies.

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Related Topix: Bowling Green, KY

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