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Gov. Steve Beshear Thursday announced that NHK of America Suspension Components Inc. (NASCO) is planning a $15 million expansion in Bowling Green. NASCO will invest $15.2 million to construct a new building next to its existing facility on Nashville Road. The project will be completed in the next two years. --KY Press News Service * * * A convicted killer from Bowling Green serving a life sentence for the 2008 murder of his ex-girlfriend is set to appear in court today to argue for a new trial. An evidentiary hearing in Warren Circuit Court will take up a motion filed last year by 48-year-old Randall Creek. A jury convicted Creek in 2010 of murder and first-degree wanton endangerment in connection with the shooting death of Debbie Rediess, 46, on Oct. 5, 2008, outside her Smiths Grove house. --BG Daily News * * * Warrants have been signed by a judge for the arrest of former University of Louisville basketball player Chris Jones on felony charges of rape and sodomy. Jones is charged with counts of each offense, WDRB reported on its website. The warrants said Jones raped one woman and sodomized another. --KY Press News Service * * * An effort to legalize the tradition of tailgating will have to wait another year, according to the lawmaker sponsoring a bill to address what is a common — but, in many cases, technically illegal — practice. State law bans drinking alcoholic beverages in unlicensed public places, which includes common areas of professional offices and apartment complexes. While there are enforcement efforts against under-age drinking, adult drinking at sporting events is largely ignored, if not expressly allowed. --Courier-Journal * * * With no subscription fee for readers, these businesses make it possible for Beech Tree News to bring you the most up-to-date new and sports coverage in Butler County. * * * Log on, tune in to the New "Q" 101.5 FM - Morgantown!