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Exhibit features area artists

UPDATED 12:23 P.M.: The Kentucky Museum has announced that due to the most recent round of winter weather they are cancelling the opening of the US Bank Celebration of the Arts show that had been planned for Friday.

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Thursday 03/05/2015
‘Exhale’ author Terry McMillan to speak at convention center

Terry McMillan, the author of “Waiting to Exhale” and “How Stella Got Her Groove Back,” will speak at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Sloan Convention Center at 1021 Wilkinson Trace.

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‘Pink Floyd Experience’ takes stage at performing arts center

The Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center will present “The Pink Floyd Experience” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the center at 601 College St.

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SKyPAC Youth Theatre presents ‘Fame Jr.’ tonight through Sunday

The Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center Youth Theatre will present “Fame Jr.” at 7:30 p.m. today through Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Capitol Arts Center at 416 E. Main Ave.

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Thursday 03/05/2015
Exhibit features area artists

UPDATED 12:23 P.M.: The Kentucky Museum has announced that due to the most recent round of winter weather they are cancelling the opening of the US Bank Celebration of the Arts show that had been planned for Friday.

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Home expo showcases latest trends

Bowling Green Fireplace will participate in the Builders Association of South Central Kentucky Home Expo 2015 for the first time, and Rachel Martin, an owner, is ready for the task.

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The great pumpkin

David Boyd, of Rockfield, shows of two giant pumpkins he is taking to Nancy, Ky., to be weighe...

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Thursday 03/05/2015
'Focus' provides a fun bit of escapism

“Focus” is the kind of movie that the less you think about it, the more enjoyable it is.

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Wednesday 03/04/2015
Open your mind, close your pocketbook, Scorpio

Happy birthday for March 6: Choose whatever direction allows you to make the most improvements. It’s what you do that will impress others. Your numbers are 4, 15, 20, 23, 35, 39, 44. 

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Dear Abby: Cereal and hot coffee are all early-rising houseguest needs

DEAR ABBY: A family member, “Bill,” likes to come visit in the afternoons and, because he’s not comfortable driving in the dark, he always plans to stay overnight. When he does, he wakes up very early, often before 6 a.m. 

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Billy Graham: 'Accidental' meeting with a Christian was meant to be

QUESTION: I accidentally sat next to someone on a bus recently who talked with me about God, and I ended up asking Jesus to come into my life. I wasn’t brought up in a religious home, so this is all new to me. What do I do now? — A.W.

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Remodeled Wendy's opens

A newly remodeled Wendy's opened its doors at 2648 Russellville Road on Monday.

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Dear Abby: Husband's secret texting puts his wife on high alert

DEAR ABBY: I was recently told by a friend that my husband had sent her texts of an inappropriate and sexual nature. My husband didn’t deny that he sent them and refused to tell me what he sent.

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Billy Graham: Seek Christ's strength as you face serious illness

QUESTION: I’ve had good health all my life (I’m 78 now), but now the doctor says I have something that’s going to make me weaker and weaker, and eventually it will kill me.

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Go after your professional goals, Aquarius

Happy birthday for March 5: Clutter will hold you back. Organization is the only route to getting ahead. Your numbers are 5, 9, 19, 23, 32, 34, 41. 

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Tanning business gets a boost during March

Despite winter’s persistent clutch, many people are thinking ahead to warmer weather and catching some rays.

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First right of refusal means developer gets first dibs on sale

DEAR DAVE: I bought a piece of lake property not long ago, and the developer has first right of refusal if we decide to sell it. We originally looked at the property as an investment or building site, but I really don’t understand what first right of refusal means. — CRAIG

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Tuesday 03/03/2015
Dear Abby: Wedding invitations don't need to include everyone at work

DEAR ABBY: I teach at a fairly small school. My grade-level teaching team consists of five teachers who work closely together.

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God's forgiveness covers all of our sins, even those we can't recall

QUESTION: Whenever I ask God to forgive me, I try my best to think of everything I’ve done wrong so I can confess it. But what about the things I don’t remember? Will God forgive them also? — Mrs. G.T.

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Horoscopes

Happy birthday for March 4: Being realistic will make a difference. Demonstrate honesty and integrity to stabilize your life. Being happy with who you are and what you have to offer will determine how much you will achieve. Your numbers are 7, 10, 22, 25, 33, 40, 46.

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Plan an adventure, Sagittarius, or visit a friend

Happy birthday for March 4: Keep your emotions in check and avoid overindulgence. Sticking to the facts and not taking on too much will be your best bet if you want to accomplish your goals. Having unrealistic expectations will be what leads you astray. Discipline, determination and hard work will win out in the end and lead to your success. Your numbers are 7, 12, 16, 28, 34, 43, 47.

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Today in history

Today is the 62nd day of 2015. There are 303 days left in the year. On this date:

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Pair place in competition

Two Western Kentucky University photojournalism students finished first and second in the 2014-15 Hearst Journalism Award Program.

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History contest March 20

The 42nd annual Western Kentucky University History Contest will be March 20 in E. A. Diddle Arena. The contest is sponsored by WKU’s History Department and is for high school and junior high school students and will consist of objective and essay exams. Students may enter in one of four areas: junior high American history from colonial exploration through 1865, senior high American history from 1865 to present, junior high world history through the Middle Ages and senior high world history from the Renaissance through the Cold War.

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3 WKU students receive Gilman scholarships

Three Western Kentucky University students have received Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships.

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School councils to meet

The South Warren High School Site-Based Decision-Making Council will meet at 3 p.m. today at the school.

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Student gets culinary honor

Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College culinary arts student Kelsea Leigh Wilson of Brownsville was recently named the Kentucky Restaurant Association Culinary Student of the Year at the eighth annual KRA Restaurateur’s Gala.

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Honors College recognized

The Honors College at Western Kentucky University is one of five master’s comprehensive public university honors colleges or programs in the United States profiled in the second edition of A Review of Fifty Public University Honors Programs by the Public University Honors website.

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Program focuses on special needs adults

Growing season may be months away, but the appeal of caterpillars and butterflies is always in season.

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Monday 03/02/2015
Talk of the Town with Lynette Breedlove

Lynette Breedlove has been director of the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science since July 31. The Gatton Academy, on the campus of Western Kentucky University, is for gifted high school juniors and seniors. Most recently, Breedlove served as director of advanced academic studies and secondary counseling in Spring Branch Independent School District in Texas. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Rhodes College, a master’s degree from University of St. Thomas (Houston), and a Ph.D. in educational psychology, with a specialization in intelligence, creativity and giftedness, from Texas A&M University. She has held various positions from classroom teacher and gifted education specialist, to central office administrator.  

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Dear Abby: House is only worth it if it feels like home

DEAR ABBY: I am 23 and my husband is 27. We’ve been married for two years. Since our wedding, I have felt an overwhelming amount of pressure to “settle down and buy a house.”

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Keep your plans simple, Taurus

Happy birthday for March 2: Learn from past mistakes. Give and take will be your ticket to a better year. Accepting responsibility and following through with promises will result in popularity. Sticking to the truth will help you avoid costly mishaps. our numbers are 8, 15, 23, 26, 32, 35, 48.

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Dear Abby: Woman misses affection that fiance shows to pets

DEAR ABBY: My fiance, “Bubba,” and I have a small disagreement that I would love your take on. He constantly complains that he’s too tired, or annoyed or busy, to show me romantic or friendly affection and attention. But he goes out of his way to snuggle and play with our two dogs and cat.

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Don't stop until to-do list is complete, Aries

Happy birthday March 3: Keep your emotions in check and avoid overindulgence. Sticking to the facts and not taking on too much will be your best bet if you want to accomplish your goals. Your numbers are 7, 12, 16, 28, 34, 43, 47. 

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Billy Graham: Seek Christ's approval, not the approval of the crowd

QUESTION: I know I shouldn’t be this way, but whenever I get around my friends I begin swearing like they do and in general acting as if Jesus weren’t important to me -- although He is. I wish I had more backbone. How can I stop acting like this? — M.K.J.

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Sunday 03/01/2015
Sunday's child

Anthony, 16, is an energetic child who enjoys the outdoors and living in the country. A family who lives in the country would be ideal for Anthony.

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Talk to children about drug abuse

Even though most parents don’t think it matters whether they talk to their kids about substance use, studies prove that talking makes a difference.

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Pets of the week

Ellie is a 2-year-old cat. She came in with kittens and was a wonderful mom. Now this shy, but gentle and nurturing cat needs a home of her own. (Miranda Pederson/photo@bgdailynews.com)

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Internal customers a flawed concept

Does your organization talk about internal customers? The idea is that employees who don’t interact with external customers have internal customers, key stakeholders for whom they provide services. It sounds good in theory, but the problem is that it doesn’t work.

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Friend in need

Need, case 4308: A single mother of three needs a couch, dining room table with chairs, complete full or queen bed, complete twin bed for a child, dressers or chest of drawers, recliner, love seat and a coffee table. Call Dave Sturgeon at Uspiritus, 270-796-2012 or 270-991-5290.

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'Secret History' a wonderful book

“The Secret History of Wonder Woman,” by Jill Lepore. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2014. 410 pages, $29.95 (cloth).

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'Confederates' is interesting

“Kentucky Confederates: Secession, Civil War and the Jackson Purchase,” by Berry Craig. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2014. 365 pages, $45 (cloth).

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Scruggs, the man behind the Wall, stepping away

WASHINGTON — Jan Scruggs, the Vietnam veteran who 35 years ago led the crusade to build the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, said Wednesday he is stepping down as president of the fund that built the national landmark.

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Vincent anniversary

Elmer and Linda Vincent of Bowling Green will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on March 8, 2015, with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. March 8, 2015, at the Richardsville Community Center, given by their children. All friends and relatives are invited.

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Danter-Cabral

Tom Danter and Sharon Kaye Rehm of Hendersonville, Tenn., announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Kaleen Moore-Danter, to Jason Joseph Cabral, son of Teri Furnari and Joseph Cabral of Somers, Conn. 

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Saturday 02/28/2015
Births

The following births were recorded at The Medical Center:

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Rural school earns accolades

OLMSTEAD — With a father in the military, Anthony Dancer, 13, has seen his share of schools – enough to appreciate what he has at Olmstead School in Logan County.

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Friday 02/27/2015
Campgrounds to open Sunday

Mammoth Cave National Park campgrounds and picnic areas will open for the season Sunday.

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Hunting expo will be next weekend

Greenbo Lake State Resort Park will be the site of the “All Outdoor Hunting & Fishing Expo” sponsored by “Backwoods Outbreak TV” on March 7-8.

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Park airport will close temporarily

The airport at Rough River Dam State Resort Park on Ky. 79 near Leitchfield will be closed for nearly a month for work to replace runway lights.

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Dear Abby: Pregnant teen needs support and guidance, not rejection

DEAR ABBY: My best friend from school is pregnant. Her baby’s father is practically nonexistent, and she has no other friends besides me and one other person. I am the only one so far who knows about her pregnancy. She hasn’t told her dad and her grandparents because she’s scared they’ll kick her out. She has nowhere to go. My parents have told me to cut her off. What should I do? — UNSURE IN TEXAS

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Billy Graham: Many Christians do still follow Christ's example of compassion

QUESTION: Have you ever had someone say to you that Christians are so heavenly minded that they aren’t any earthly good? That’s what my brother says whenever I try to talk to him about Jesus. — Mrs. N.H.

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Listen carefully before you respond, Libra

Happy birthday for Feb. 28: Control your emotions, and you will avoid setbacks. The more you can accomplish under the radar, the better off you will be. Your numbers are 9, 13, 21, 26, 34, 37, 42.

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Dear Abby: Sleepwalker's restless habit has turned into nightmare

DEAR ABBY: I am engaged to "Tony," whom I have known since first grade. We live with his mother under the same roof, but in separate rooms. Tony is perfect in every way except one: He's a restless sleeper. 

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Billy Graham: Which of the Commandments would you eliminate if you could?

QUESTION: Why should I follow the Ten Commandments? Maybe they were useful thousands of years ago, but we live in a different world now, and we need to come up with our own rules for living. — W.R.

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Try not to overreact today, Cancer

Happy birthday for March 1: Your desire to be popular will lead to trouble if you let others take advantage of you. Take a step back and weigh the pros and cons of being the one who always gives in first. Incorporate balance, harmony and integrity when associating with other people in order to maintain your status quo and your self-esteem. Your numbers are 4, 10, 18, 22, 35, 38, 47. 

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Organist Tom Moody celebrates 50 years of worship

Tom Moody began his musical education by learning piano in grade school, but it was the organ that captivated his attention.

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