The White Team from Black Mountain Resources, now owned by Alpha Natural Resources, finished first in the overall team competition that spanned over two days.Team members David Patterson and Joe Lefevers loaded Roger Gilliam onto the stretcher as they dea
Kroger district four store manager Teron Abdullah and Kroger district seven store manager Janai McMillian talk with Kentucky State University graduate Malik Abdullah and graduate student Rene� Morrison during the Career Fair at the Exum Center Thursday.
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Teron Abdullah, a 2010 graduate of Kentucky State University, worked his way through college as a night stocker at a local Kroger store. After earning a bachelor’s degree in business administration, he hoped to work as a banker, but realized it wasn’t a good fit. So he entered the 25-week management-training program at Kroger, something he says fits his outgoing personality and penchant for problem solving. It isn’t what Abdullah expected, but he’s hopeful it will open the door to a variety of jobs with the grocery chain.
Pradeep Tyle, CEO of Flex Films, describes his expectations of success for the company's newest manufacturing plant, which is under development off Black Branch Road in Elizabethtown. A ceremony to celebrate the $180 million investment and 250 potential j
Syrian President Bashar Assad warned of an earthquake if international forces intervene in his country where anti-government protesters are calling for protection amid a crackdown that has killed thousands.
In an interview with Britain's Sunday Telegraph newspaper, Assad said calls by the protest movement for a Libya-style no-fly zone over his country — or any other form of intervention — will cause chaos.
Life changed for Bowling Green Police Department officers at 10:40 a.m. Oct. 31, 2006. That’s the exact time city police dispatchers received a call about shots being fired the day Officer David “Slim” Whitson was shot and killed in the line of duty. He is the only officer in the BGPD’s 100-plus years who has given his life in service to the city. In observance of the fifth anniversary of his death, the BGPD is conducting an honor guard wreath-laying ceremony Monday at his gravesite in Gallatin, Tenn.
This round of Three-Minute Fiction attracted 3,400 original stories. NPR's Bob Mondello reads an excerpt from Sleep Lessons by Chad Woody from Springfield, Mo., and Susan Stamberg shares parts of The Edge by Andrew Morris from Andes, N.Y. To see these stories and others go to npr.org/threeminutefiction.
Syrian President Bashar Assad warned of an "earthquake" if any outside forces intervened in his country. Meanwhile, protesters say dozens of people were killed in the last few days, making this one of the bloodiest weekends since the uprising began.
<p>Lt. Col. Jason Morris pays his respects at a memorial service in Sangin, Afghanistan, on Nov. 26, 2010, for three Marines who were killed: Lance Cpl. Brandon Pearson, Lance Cpl. Matthew Broehm and 1st Lt. Robert Kelly. Morris commanded a battalion in volatile Helmand province that suffered the highest casualty rate of any Marine unit in the Afghanistan War.</p>
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A year ago, nearly 1,000 U.S. Marine officers and enlisted men of the 3rd Battalion, 5th Regiment deployed to restive Helmand province in southern Afghanistan. By the time their tour ended in April 2011, the Marines of the 3/5 — known as "Darkhorse" — suffered the highest casualty rate of any Marine unit during the past 10 years of war. This week, NPR tells the story of this unit's seven long months at war — both in Afghanistan and back home.