Bowling Green http://wkms.org en U.S. House Majority Leader-Elect in Bowling Green to Raise Money for GOP Efforts to Win State House http://wkms.org/post/us-house-majority-leader-elect-bowling-green-raise-money-gop-efforts-win-state-house <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Republican efforts to win control of the Kentucky House got a boost from a national figure Saturday.</span></p><p>The incoming U.S. House Majority Leader, Kevin McCarthy, was in Bowling Green to raise money for the Republican Party of Kentucky House Trust. McCarthy visited the commonwealth at the request of the state’s&nbsp;2nd&nbsp;District Congressman, Brett Guthrie of Warren County.</p><p>Speaking to reporters before the fundraiser, Rep. McCarthy said what happens in state legislatures can often trickle up to the nation's capital.</p><p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:42:29 +0000 Kevin Willis 42250 at http://wkms.org U.S. House Majority Leader-Elect in Bowling Green to Raise Money for GOP Efforts to Win State House Bowling Green's Fat Box Headlines LowerTown http://wkms.org/post/bowling-greens-fat-box-headlines-lowertown <p>In our final feature about the 2014 LowerTown Arts &amp; Music Festival in Paducah, we hear music by the Bowling Green band, Fat Box. The band headlines on the main stage tonight (Friday) starting at 9. Kate Lochte speaks with lead guitarist Clay Powell.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 19 May 2014 14:28:23 +0000 Kate Lochte 40650 at http://wkms.org Bowling Green's Fat Box Headlines LowerTown Three Corvettes Could Be Lifted Out of Bowling Green Sinkhole by Wednesday http://wkms.org/post/three-corvettes-could-be-lifted-out-bowling-green-sinkhole-wednesday <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Engineers expect to start pulling out Corvettes from a Bowling Green sinkhole next week.</span></p><p>Eight vintage versions of the car fell into the sinkhole that opened up two weeks ago beneath the National Corvette Museum.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 22:27:15 +0000 Kevin Willis 38967 at http://wkms.org Three Corvettes Could Be Lifted Out of Bowling Green Sinkhole by Wednesday Kentucky Rep. Brett Guthrie Sponsors Legislation to Repeal ACA http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-rep-brett-guthrie-sponsors-legislation-repeal-aca <p>Kentucky's Second District Congressman believes the problems with the rollout of Obamacare make it more likely major changes will be made to the law.</p><p>Bowling Green Republican Brett Guthrie is sponsoring a ten-point bill that includes the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Speaking today to a gathering of area business leaders, Guthrie said while a repeal isn't likely, the public is getting a glimpse of the problems related to greater government involvement in health care.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 21:44:08 +0000 Kevin Willis (WKU) 36805 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Rep. Brett Guthrie Sponsors Legislation to Repeal ACA Fed Court To Hear Case Of Iraqi Sentenced To Life http://wkms.org/post/fed-court-hear-case-iraqi-sentenced-life <p></p><p>A federal appeals court is scheduled in November to hear the case of an Iraqi man sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to terrorism charges while living in Kentucky.</p><p>The attorney for 25-year-old Mohanad Shareef Hammadi will get to argue why he thinks his client&#39;s prison sentence should be reduced. Mon, 30 Sep 2013 11:53:13 +0000 John Walker & The Associated Press 35298 at http://wkms.org Fed Court To Hear Case Of Iraqi Sentenced To Life McConnell To Decide On Syria Soon, But Certain For No Boots On The Ground http://wkms.org/post/mcconnell-decide-syria-soon-certain-no-boots-ground <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Kentucky’s senior U.S. Senator said while he hasn’t made up his mind on a possible U.S. strike in Syria, he’s certain American military forces won’t be placed inside that country.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Republican Mitch McConnell spoke to the Bowling Green Noon Rotary Club Wednesday, and said even those in Washington who are advocating for U.S. involvement in Syria are stopping short of calling for boots on the ground.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">“I’m not just instinctively opposed to military action,” the Louisville Republican said. “I supported the Afghan war, and I supported the Iraq war. Certainly we need to be careful about doing it. I don’t think anybody supports putting any American military personnel there at all.”</p><p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 21:21:06 +0000 Kevin Willis (WKU) 34595 at http://wkms.org McConnell To Decide On Syria Soon, But Certain For No Boots On The Ground Meade County Democrat Eyes Seat Held by U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie of Bowling Green http://wkms.org/post/meade-county-democrat-eyes-seat-held-us-rep-brett-guthrie-bowling-green <p>A Meade County Democrat with nearly 30 years of military experience is entering Kentucky's Second District Congressional campaign.</p><p>Retired U.S. Army Major Ron Leach wants to win the seat currently held by Bowling Green Republican Brett Guthrie. Leach told WKU Public Radio he believes the majority of Kentuckians are "being left behind" by a Congress more interested in partisanship than solving problems.</p><p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 20:30:46 +0000 Kevin Willis (KPR) 32875 at http://wkms.org Meade County Democrat Eyes Seat Held by U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie of Bowling Green Bowling Green Businessman Awarded Almost $1M in Lawsuit Against City http://wkms.org/post/bowling-green-businessman-awarded-almost-1m-lawsuit-against-city <p>A southern Kentucky businessman has been awarded nearly $1 million after a jury found the city of Bowling Green and a city electrical inspector were negligent in handling a long-term power outage at the man&#39;s store. Fri, 22 Jun 2012 13:07:15 +0000 the associated press 18491 at http://wkms.org Bowling Green Businessman Awarded Almost $1M in Lawsuit Against City