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  1. Kentucky sinks tourism tax incentives for Noah's ark theme parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | World Magazine

    Kentucky officials withdrew a state tax incentive package last week for a Christian nonprofit building a replica of Noah's ark, claiming the rebate violated the principle of church-state separation. Answers in Genesis , an apologetics ministry, plans to build an 800-acre theme park centered around a life-sized Noah's ark in Williamstown, Ky.

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  2. Creationistsa Ark lost tax credits over hiring practices a " is this legal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Religion News Service

    ... dimensions offered in the book of Genesis. It will be located about 45 miles south of the Creation Museum, near Williamstown, Kentucky. A component of Ark Encounter's funding strategy was to take advantage of a Kentucky tax credit program created to ...

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  3. Ark park faces off against 'intolerant liberals' in Times SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Cincinnati.com

    Answers in Genesis, the group creating the Ark Encounter theme park in Williamstown, Kentucky, is unveiling an animated billboard in Times Square Ark park faces off against 'intolerant liberals' in Times Square Answers in Genesis, the group creating the Ark Encounter theme park in Williamstown, Kentucky, is unveiling an animated billboard in Times Square Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1AkNBXG

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  4. Kentucky Says Noah's Ark Theme Park Won't Get Tax BreaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... president of Answers in Genesis, the group behind Ark Encounter. "Our construction has already begun at the Williamstown, Ky., site, and it must proceed. "We are fully prepared to defend our fundamental rights in court if necessary, as this issue is ...

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  5. Ky. rejects $18M in tax incentives for Noah's Ark parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | USA Today

    Ky. rejects $18M in tax incentives for Noah's Ark park The ark park would violate separation of church and state, tourism officials say. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1AhwNAI 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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  6. Kentucky drops tax incentives for Noah's Ark park over faith-based hiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Raw Story

    ... Museum," asks employees to sign a faith statement including a belief in creationism and the flood. The park in Williamstown, Kentucky, is not hiring anyone yet, but a lawyer for the project demanded on Monday that the state drop its requirement that ...

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  7. Kentucky withdraws ark park fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Business Journal

    Answers in Genesis is planning to build a Biblical theme park called Ark Encounter in Williamstown, Ky.

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  8. Kentucky drops tax incentives for planned Noah's A...Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    ... Museum," asks employees to sign a faith statement including a belief in creationism and the flood. The park in Williamstown, Kentucky, is not hiring anyone yet, but a lawyer for the project demanded on Monday that the state drop its requirement that ...

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  9. Kentucky drops tax incentives for planned Noah's Ark theme parkRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Vallejo News

    ... Museum," asks employees to sign a faith statement including a belief in creationism and the flood. The park in Williamstown, Kentucky, is not hiring anyone yet, but a lawyer for the project demanded on Monday that the state drop its requirement that ...

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  10. State: No tax breaks for Noah's Ark projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Cincinnati.com

    ... controversial Creation Museum. Foundation work and earth-moving are underway at the site in Grant County near Williamstown. Mark Looy, vice president for outreach at Answers in Genesis, said in an email Wednesday evening that the group is exploring ...

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  11. Game OnRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Williamstown and St. Marys might as well be declared ghost towns today since a large contingent from both communities figures to be making the trek to Wheeling to watch their respective high school football programs meet one another in the Class A state championship game at Wheeling Island Stadium. No. 1 St. Marys has never been here before, while No.

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  12. Williamstown in playoff action Saturday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Marietta Times

    Only the time of opening kickoff has changed. Otherwise, Williamstown's matchup with East Hardy in the quarterfinals of the Class A state playoffs draws similar comparisons to its previous game.

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  13. Jackets blank Pendleton 24-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Marietta Times

    In a Class A first-round playoff game at Williamstown High School, the sixth-ranked Yellowjackets combined for eight tackles for loss and allowed No. 11 Pendleton County to enter the red zone on just one occasion in a 24-0 victory.

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  14. Defense carries 'JacketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | NewsandSentinel.com

    In a Class A first-round playoff game at Williamstown High School, the sixth-ranked Yellowjackets combined for eight tackles for loss and allowed No. 11 Pendleton County to enter the red zone on just one occasion in a 24-0 victory.

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  15. Jesse Lambert: WHSV Student Athlete of the Week Nov. 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    ... and his 4.12GPA makes him one of the brightest students in the school. On Saturday, Pendleton County will play Williamstown in the opening round of the state playoffs. The team is excited for number 3's return to the field. A strong run now could ...

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  16. Jackets to play SaturdayRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2014 | Marietta Times

    ... at Ona, W.Va. Top-ranked and undefeated St. Marys will entertain 6-4 and No. 16 Wahama at Imlay Field, No. 6 Williamstown (8-2) will play host to No. 11 Pendleton County (7-3) and No. 8 Tyler Consolidated (7-3) will welcome No. 9 Moorefield (8-2) to ...

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  17. 'Color Purple' star who 'fell in love' with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    ... they would help with her newborn if she got the part, she said. The musical - opening at the Grand Theatre in Williamstown on Thursday, Oct. 23 - is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker. The show centers around Celie and her ...

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  18. Tyler on verge of playoffsRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... the football," Walton said. "They don't sit on their heels and wait - they get after it. They are similar to Williamstown. "You look at Magnolia's offensive line, and I made a comment to my coaches how athletic they are. They are not just big, but ...

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  19. Kentucky Noah's Ark theme park is in hot waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Camden Chronicle Independent

    ... not allow public funds to support religious discrimination. "Ark Encounter, which is slated to open in 2016 in Williamstown, Kentucky, is not hiring anyone yet, but its parent company Answers in Genesis asks employees to sign a faith statement ...

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  20. This religious theme park is in hot water for listing a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Deseret News

    ... not allow public funds to support religious discrimination. "Ark Encounter, which is slated to open in 2016 in Williamstown, Kentucky, is not hiring anyone yet, but its parent company Answers in Genesis asks employees to sign a faith statement ...

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