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Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

Sep. 23, 2020 3:33 PM EDT

Recent editorials from Kentucky newspapers: ___ Sept. 21 The State Journal on getting a flu vaccine: Some health experts are predicting a double whammy this fall as COVID-19 continues to spread and speeds toward the intersection of cold and flu season. Influenza, which claims the lives of 12,000-61,000 Americans...

Willis scores 3 TDs in his Liberty debut, Flames win 30-24

Sep. 19, 2020 3:43 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Malik Willis rushed for 168 yards and three touchdowns in his Liberty debut as the Flames opened their season with a 30-24 victory over Western Kentucky on Saturday. Willis, a backup quarterback at Auburn for two seasons before transferring and sitting out last year, ran for two...

People enjoying the autumn sunshine on Primrose Hill, London,  Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. From Monday, social gatherings of more than six people will be banned in England — both indoors and outdoors — and Boris Johnson hinted that such restrictions will potentially remain in place until or through Christmas. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)

The Latest: S. Korea eases restrictions as virus cases drop

Sep. 13, 2020 10:41 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported its lowest daily virus tally in about a month as it began easing its tough social distancing rules in the greater Seoul area. The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency said on Monday that the 109 new cases added in the past 24 hours took the...

An elderly couple wearing face masks to protect against the coronavirus walks at a public park in Beijing, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. Even as China has largely controlled the outbreak, the coronavirus is still surging across other parts of the world. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

The Latest: Domestic air travel recovers in Wuhan, China

Sep. 12, 2020 8:45 PM EDT

BEIJING — Domestic air travel in Wuhan, the epicenter of the global coronavirus outbreak, has returned to pre-pandemic levels, authorities say. The virus was first detected in Wuhan late last year and the city underwent a draconian 76-day lockdown as its hospitals struggled to deal with a tidal wave of...

Infectious disease specialist dies after 4-month COVID fight

Sep. 12, 2020 6:27 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A prominent Kentucky infectious disease specialist who was hailed by the governor as a “front line hero” has died after a nearly four-month battle against COVID-19. Dr. Rebecca Shadowen, who tested positive for the virus on May 13, died on Friday night, Med Center Health...

West Virginia running back Leddie Brown (4) stiff arms Eastern Kentucky's Davion Ross (10) during an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Morgantown, W.Va.  (William Wotring/The Dominion-Post via AP)

Doege, RBs shine, West Virginia beats E. Kentucky 56-10

Sep. 12, 2020 5:13 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Jarrett Doege threw three touchdown passes, Leddie Brown and Alec Sinkfield gave West Virginia's running game a lift it hadn't seen in quite some time, and the Mountaineers beat Eastern Kentucky 56-10 Saturday. Brown and Sinkfield both finished with career highs of 123 yards and...

Hickory & Oak owners enter food truck business

Sep. 12, 2020 10:33 AM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — There’s a new entrant into the Bowling Green food truck environment, and this one already has a following. Josh and Chelsey Poling, owners of Hickory & Oak restaurant in downtown Bowling Green and owners for eight years of the former Home Cafe eatery on Nashville Road,...

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

Sep. 9, 2020 2:13 PM EDT

Recent editorials from Kentucky newspapers: ___ Sept. 7 The State Journal on Kanye West filing to run for U.S. president on Kentucky’s ballot this fall: Republicans are red, Democrats are blue. Kanye West for president, May be coming to a ballot near you. Secretary of State Michael Adams confirmed Friday...

School marks culmination of long journey for kindergartner

Sep. 5, 2020 10:03 AM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Last week was a new beginning for many children attending school for the first time. For Ryker Ainsley, it was the next step in a remarkable journey. Ryker began her school year as a kindergartner at Cumberland Trace Elementary School, a day that her mother, Kara, wasn’t...

FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2019, file photo, West Virginia quarterback Jarret Doege (2) looks for an open receiver against TCU in an NCAA college football game in Fort Worth, Texas. Doege started three games during a redshirt season in 2019 and is battling veteran Austin Kendall to win the starting job again. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez, File)

Jarret Doege named starting quarterback at West Virginia

Sep. 3, 2020 6:47 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Jarret Doege will get the start at quarterback when West Virginia opens the season next week, coach Neal Brown said Thursday night. Doege, a junior, beat out senior Austin Kendall in preseason camp, Brown said on his statewide radio show. “We had a long quarterback battle...