Bowling Green

Lisa Autry, WKYU

Some Kentucky businesses are placing their names on a growing national list of sanctuary restaurants. 

At least ten businesses in the commonwealth have declared themselves sanctuary restaurants, meaning they have zero tolerance racism, sexism, and xenophobia.  The designation also bans harassment against anyone based on their immigrant or refugee status. 

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A Bowling Green nursing home for military veterans is one step closer to getting state funding.

Rhonda Miller, WKYU

A group of  citizens from the Bowling Green area met with Republican Congressman Brett Guthrie on Wednesday to express concern about issues that have arisen with the administration of President Trump.

Lisa Autry, WKYU

Bowling Green will not become the next Kentucky city to enact a fairness ordinance that would have banned discrimination against the LGBT community. 

National Corvette Museum

A Kentucky museum says a prized Corvette still covered in dirt and debris from its 2014 fall into a sinkhole has been moved from display to undergo repairs. 

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The “massacre” that wasn’t appears to be paying off for Bowling Green. The city’s visitor’s bureau has been swamped ever since a senior aide to President Trump claimed Bowling Green was the site of a terrorist-related “massacre” in 2011.

CITY OF BOWLING GREEN

The mayor of Bowling Green says he doesn’t think recent comments about a so-called “massacre” in the city will harm its reputation.

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Update: Conway said on Twitter she misspoke when she said "massacre" and meant to say "terrorists." FactCheck.org explains what happened in Bowling Green in 2011.

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Becca Schimmel, WKU Public Radio

A Bowling Green refugee says his life has been turned upside down by President Trump’s travel ban. Trump’s executive order bars travelers from seven majority-Muslim countries from entering the U.S. for 90 days.

Rhonda Miller, WKYU

A group of about 70 teachers, parents and other area residents rallied in downtown Bowling Green to voice their opposition to President Trump’s pick for U.S. Secretary of Education. 

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