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Owensboro to benefit from new spur

Aug 28, 2016
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  With the announcement in June of a joint project to get an I-69 bridge built over the Ohio River at Henderson, Friday’s announcement means the state is making significant infrastructure investments in western Kentucky, according to governor Matt Bevin.

Juan Gabriel, The 'Divo Of Juarez,' Dies At 66

Aug 28, 2016

Juan Gabriel, a singular superstar who transcended borders and the trappings of gender with meticulously crafted pop songs and a flamboyant showmanship that earned him the nickname the "divo of Juarez," has died, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner.

Juan Gabriel was 66 years old and he was found at a residence in Santa Monica with no apparent foul play.

Mexican President Enrique Peña-Nieto tweeted his condolences calling him one of the country's "greatest musical icons."

At MTV's Video Music Awards, It's All About 'Moments'

Aug 28, 2016

Since 1984, MTV has given out awards to honor achievements in the world of music videos.

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On a recent evening in Manhattan's Upper East Side, a group of women have gathered to chat. They're seated in the living room of a cozy one-bedroom apartment.

"I consider myself a cultural Mormon," says Christy Clegg, who grew up active in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. "I don't attend regular church services on Sunday, but I very much identify with my Mormonism."

The group is called Feminist Home Evening. It's a play on words. Mormon families are encouraged to have Family Home Evening — a night at home — once a week.

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