Wednesday morning links: Obama says America on the right track; Giffords watches speech

Herald Staff

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Snow began falling just before midnight in Bowling Green. For weather updates related to WKU closings, click here.

Local police have charged a Kansas woman with kidnapping in connection to a missing 13-year-old girl from Bowling Green.


President Barack Obama said America is heading in the right direction at last night’s State of the Union address. A full transcript of Obama’s speech can be found here.

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ condition has been upgraded to “good,” and the report says Giffords watched Obama’s State of the Union address.

Not even Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s page is safe, apparently. Zuckerberg’s account was hacked, eventually leading to the page’s deletion.

Taco Bell rejected claims that its beef is not 100 percent meat.

Consider it a statement made. No. 1 Ohio State blew out No. 12 Purdue last night, 87-64.

Twelve Iowa football players are in the hospital with undisclosed ailments, but possibly for reasons relating to offseason conditioning.