Bowling Green

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. 

Opmaster, Wikimedia Commons

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. 

GM

The Bowling Green General Motors plant is temporarily shutting down later this year to prepare for the production of the next generation Corvette.

City of Bowling Green

The city of Bowling Green will award 400-thousand-dollars in grants for exterior improvements to private properties under a program that launched this week.

National Corvette Museum, Facebook, corvettemuseum.org

A Kentucky museum devoted to Corvettes had its second-highest attendance numbers in 2016. The National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green says it welcomed 228,363 visitors last year, up 3.5 percent from 2015. 

WKU

The search for Western Kentucky University's next president is narrowing with the current number of candidates under consideration dropping to four. 

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