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Gov. Andy Beshear announced Thursday that COVID-19 cases are continuing to drop in Kentucky, though deaths remain high due to surges over the past several weeks.

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Leaders in government, education, and health care who make up the Bowling Green-Warren County Coronavirus Work Group presented an alert Tuesday about the dangerous escalation of COVID-19 in the region.

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Kentucky officials say a steel processor is expected to create 110 full-time jobs in coming years at a tube manufacturing plant it plans to open in south-central Kentucky. 

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The Bowling Green branch of U.S. Attorney Russell Coleman's office has returned 30 indictments since opening with a full-time staff earlier this year.  

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Kentucky State Police is investigating a house fire and death in Cadiz after responding to calls from a passerby today at 1:20 a.m. 

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Officials says a historic sign noting Bowling Green was the Confederate state capitol of Kentucky has been removed and placed into storage following discussions at Western Kentucky University about how history should be remembered. 

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Some local businesses in Kentucky are finding the statewide face-covering mandate easy to enforce because they already had a similar policy in place. Spencer’s Coffee in Bowling Green, Ky., has been requesting customers wear face masks since the early days of the pandemic. 

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A speech from a former member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), an arrest for wanton endangerment, and a peaceful march marked some moments Friday and Saturday during protests in Bowling Green.

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  A southern Kentucky physician who has helped shape the local response to the coronavirus has tested positive for COVID-19.

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Bowling Green is home to residents from dozens of countries, and schools where students speak about 90 different languages. One of the biggest challenges facing members of the city’s international community is the language barrier.

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