Monday morning links: Pack win Super Bowl; AOL buys Huff Post

Herald Staff

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Bowling Green’s city commissioners are now working to fill an open seat left by former Mayor Elaine Walker.

Gov. Steve Beshear is working to raise Kentucky’s minimum dropout age from 16 to 18. The changes would go into effect starting in 2015.

A reptile expo visited Bowling Green for the first time on Saturday.


The Pittsburgh Steelers couldn’t recover from an early deficit, leaving Super Bowl XLV to the Green Bay Packers and MVP Aaron Rogers.

As for the ads, USA Today breaks down the favorites.

President Barack Obama talked in an interview before the Super Bowl about the unrest in Egypt, saying the nation’s people have options.

“The Roommate” topped box office sales this weekend, and a Sony movie was No. 1 for the eighth year since 2001 on Super Bowl weekend.

AOL announced Monday that it has purchased and will partner with the Huffington Post, with Arianna Huffington to serve as editor-in-chief.

A shooting at a Youngstown State fraternity house killed one and injured 11 others on Sunday.