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The director of a Kentucky food bank told members of the Bowling Green Noon Rotary Club on May 22 not to assume they know what a hungry person looks like. 

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Fruit of the Loom says it is cutting about 100 jobs, mostly at its headquarters in Kentucky.

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The final reading of an LGBTQ protection measure known as a Fairness Ordinance at Tuesday's Bowling Green City Commission meeting failed on a 3-2 vote.

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The first reading of an ordinance that would provide greater protections for LGBTQ individuals failed to pass the Bowling Green City Commission at its meeting Tuesday night.  

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A Bowling Green-based refugee resettlement agency is having trouble helping local employers fill open positions because federal policy has led to a major reduction in the number of refugees allowed into the U.S.

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General Motors announced on Nov. 26 the closing of five plants. The Corvette plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky is not among the five set to cease production next year.

General Motors is calling the closing of five plants a "transformation" and in its corporate announcement said the company is going to focus on trucks, crossovers, SUVs and electric vehicles.

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Kentucky's newest medical school has opened its building in Bowling Green, a joint effort by Western Kentucky University, the University of Kentucky and Med Center Health.

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The Trump administration’s decision to lower the cap on refugees admitted into the U.S. is calling into question the future of refugee resettlement in Bowling Green. The administration announced Monday it’s reducing the refugee cap to a record low of 30,000. The International Center of Kentucky was planning to resettle about 400 refugees this year, but now it may not be able to bring in even half of that.  

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The international online publication Business Insider has named the "Kentucky Triangle" of Bowling Green, Owensboro, and Paducah as one of the best regions to visit in autumn. 

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Bowling Green could be home to a new trolley service this spring. Nashville-based Gray Line Trolley is offering free rides through Saturday, in hopes of making the service permanent. Bowling Green hasn’t had a trolley in more than 100 years.

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