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Kentucky adding regional offices to issue Real ID licenses

Jan. 22, 2020 5:52 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Regional offices will open in Somerset and Paducah to help Kentuckians obtain new Real ID licenses that comply with federal requirements, Gov. Andy Beshear said Wednesday. The governor also announced that Sarah Jackson will serve as the new Real ID project manager as the state faces a...

Dispute over mail delivery lands in federal court

Jan. 21, 2020 10:56 AM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A dispute over mail delivery has landed in federal court. Four Kentucky apartment complexes near Western Kentucky University sued the United States Postal Service and a postmaster last week in U.S. District Court in Bowling Green, the Daily News reported. The Postal Service began...

W. Kentucky uses a pair of runs to put down Charlotte

Jan. 18, 2020 8:00 PM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Taveion Hollingsworth tied his career high with a season-high 30 points and Western Kentucky defeated Charlotte 80-63 on Saturday. Hollingsworth made all 13 of his foul-shot attempts. The 49ers led 39-38 at intermission and the game stayed close until Western Kentucky went on a...

Hollingworth rallies Western Kentucky past Old Dominion

Jan. 16, 2020 10:32 PM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Taveion Hollingsworth matched his season high with 23 points, making a basket and three free throws in the final 11 seconds, to rally Western Kentucky to a 71-69 victory over Old Dominion on Thursday night. Hollingsworth made two foul shots with 11 seconds left to pull the...

Police: General Motors employees caught racing in Corvettes

Jan. 13, 2020 11:13 AM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Two General Motors employees driving new 2020 Corvette Stingrays apparently had a need for speed. The pair were clocked going about 100 mph (160 kph) on a public road in Bowling Green, news outlets reported citing Kentucky State Police. The speed limit was 45 mph (72 kph)....

Williams scores 22 to carry W. Kentucky past Rice 68-61

Jan. 4, 2020 9:27 PM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Carson Williams had 22 points and 13 rebounds as Western Kentucky topped Rice 68-61 on Saturday. Camron Justice had 13 points for Western Kentucky (9-5, 2-0 Conference USA). Josh Anderson added 13 points. Jared Savage had nine rebounds for the hosts. Robert Martin had 13 points...

Anderson leads W. Kentucky past North Texas 93-84

Jan. 2, 2020 9:43 PM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Josh Anderson scored 19 points as Western Kentucky topped North Texas 93-84 on Thursday night. Jordan Rawls and Camron Justice added 18 points apiece for the Hilltoppers, while Jared Savage chipped in 15. Justice also had seven rebounds for the Hilltoppers. The game marked the...

Balanced Belmont puts down W. Kentucky 79-62 behind Scanlon

Dec. 28, 2019 9:29 PM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Tyler Scanlon scored 18 points and Nick Muszynski and Grayson Murphy each recorded a double-double and Belmont beat Western Kentucky 79-62 on Saturday. Nick Muszynski scored 12 with a career-high 12 rebounds, Murphy scored 11 with 11 rebounds, Michael Benkert scored 15 and Nick...

Group announces plans to open Jeep museum in Toledo in 2022

Dec. 22, 2019 12:57 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An interactive museum devoted to the innovation and history of the Jeep is expected to open in Ohio in 2022, project organizers said. The Jeep Experience will be housed in a 56,000 square-foot (5,200 square-meter) building in metropolitan Toledo, a non-profit working group behind the...

Kentucky county could lose curbside recycling as costs rise

Dec. 19, 2019 9:46 AM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky county may lose its curbside recycling service as its main provider struggles under increasing processing costs. Warren County is trying to determine how to move forward if Southern Recycling stops service before its contract is scheduled to end this summer,...