Thursday morning links: Duke tops UNC; Congressman quits

Herald Staff

Check out the Herald’s morning links every day for the high points in yesterday’s news, both local and national. Follow on twitter (@wkuherald) for updates.


It snowed yesterday. Check out a video from the storm here.

Mitch McConnell visited Bowling Green yesterday and said the nation’s federal budget has not been cut enough yet.

Kentucky State Police released statistics on Tuesday saying they found 70 meth labs in Warren County in 2010.

The Bowling Green Athletic Club is adding a second location.


A spokesman for Barack Obama on Wednesday listed what Egypt needs to do to stop protests and riots among the Egyptian people.

Duke trailed North Carolina by as many as 16 points, but the Blue Devils rallied to win the rivalry game, 79-73.

A married New York congressman sent text messages to a woman he met on Craigslist and then resigned after the photos were posted to

About 1,000 fans are suing the NFL over ticket issues at last Sunday’s Super Bowl.

A Homeland Security official said the threat for terrorism is at its highest point since Sept. 11, 2001.

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords reportedly talked and asked for toast for the first time after being shot in the head on Jan. 8.

Lindsay Lohan pleaded not guilty to felony grand theft, a charge that carries up to three years on prison, over a $2,500 necklace.