Bowling Green

Rhonda Miller, WKYU

The Bowling Green community is holding a 'March for Our Lives' on Saturday in support of the national event organized to push for stricter gun laws after 17 students and teachers were fatally shot in Parkland, Florida in February. 

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Two southern Kentucky teenagers are hosting what they’re billing as a bipartisan rally for gun law reform.

Rhonda Miller, WKYU

South central Kentucky is expected to have 22,000 open jobs in the next five years. That’s going to intensify the current shortage of workers in the state - an issue that’s facing the entire country.

via Warren County Regional Jail

A Bowling Green man was arrested for fourth-degree assault following an incident Friday afternoon at the home of U.S. Senator Rand Paul.

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For some Kentuckians, Walmart is now offering a game changer when it comes to grocery shopping. 

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Kentucky has one city – Louisville - that earned top-ranking in a new report on towns that support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender members of the community. Bowling Green was at the bottom.

Kentucky Administrative Office of The Courts

The chief justice of the Kentucky Supreme Court is renewing his call to lawmakers to redraw judicial boundaries in the state to ease caseloads in local courts.

The Fairness Campaign, via WKYU

The largest city in Kentucky without a fairness ordinance will host its first pride festival later this month. 

A refugee resettlement agency in Bowling Green is seeking private funds to educate refugees on reproductive health. There’s been an increase in refugees getting pregnant or needing help locating contraceptive resources and information.

The International Center of Kentucky says its clients need reproductive health education. Executive Director Albert Mbanfu said cultural differences are also contributing to the problem.

Mbanfu, a native of Cameroon, said having a lot of children is considered a blessing in many African cultures. He said it’s a challenge explaining to refugees the difference in how expensive it is to raise children in the U.S. compared to Africa.

lrc.state.ky.us

Some Kentucky lawmakers are telling public employees they shouldn’t do anything rash when it comes to their retirement decisions.

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