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Kentucky Noah’s Ark attraction sues over damage

The Ark Encounter says in a federal lawsuit that heavy rains in 2017 and 2018 caused a landslide on its access road. The Courier Journal reports the attraction's insurance carriers refused to cover damages.

Noah’s Ark park battles advocacy group over school visits

A theme park depicting an ark as described in the Bible is battling with an advocacy group over whether public school field trips to the attraction are legal.

Protesters gathered outside the Ark Encounter Saturday

Tri-state Freethinkers rallied outside the ark on the anniversary of its grand opening.

Noah’s Ark park transfers land back to for-profit affiliate

Officials of a Noah's Ark theme park have sold their main parcel back to a for-profit affiliate days after Kentucky's tourism agency said the park had breached an incentive agreement that would refund a portion of the sales tax collected at the site.

Tax incentive suspended for Kentucky Noah’s ark attraction

Kentucky's tourism agency has suspended a tax break worth up to $18 million for a Noah's ark biblical attraction after the park transferred its main property to a nonprofit affiliate.

Kentucky ark attraction adding biblical truth exhibit

Kentucky's massive biblical attraction the Ark Encounter is opening a new exhibit that promotes the message of the Bible.

Ark park attracts 400K visitors in first few months

Kentucky's $100 million Ark Encounter biblical theme park has drawn more than 400,000 visitors since its opening.

Group says it’s warning schools about Noah’s ark attraction

A group opposed to a new Noah's ark attraction in Kentucky says it is warning hundreds of public schools against visiting the Ark Encounter.

Bill Nye visits new Noah’s ark attraction he criticized

Bill Nye is touring a new Noah's Ark attraction in Kentucky that he has called a danger to the nation's science education.

Ark Encounter opens to public, protestors demonstrate

The long-anticipated Ark Encounter opened to the public Thursday morning, drawing enthusiasts and believers, but also protestors who say the attraction promotes an immoral message.

President Jimmy Carter tours Ark Encounter

Former President Jimmy Carter paid a visit to the Ark Encounter construction site Friday in Northern Kentucky.

Proposed anti-Ark Encounter billboard causes controversy

The Tri-State Free Thinkers say Answers in Genesis, the group behind the Creation Museum and the Ark Encounter (a life-sized Noah's Ark), is perpetuating a myth with its newest attraction.

Atheist group’s anti-Ark Encounter billboard rejected

Two billboard companies have refused to display an advertisement by an atheist group to protest the Ark Encounter amusement park in Kentucky.

Noah’s Ark job float your boat? Gotta be Christian

Ken Ham, founder of the ministry Answers in Genesis, says the workers will be required to sign a statement saying they're Christian and "profess Christ as their savior."

State files response in lawsuit over ark park tax incentive

Lawyers for the state of Kentucky are asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the Christian ministry that wants to be considered for a sales tax rebate program.

Noah’s Ark Billboard In Lexington Brings Controversy

A billboard promoting Northern Kentucky's Ark Park bashes "Intolerant Liberals." The Billboard is up on New Circle near the Old Frankfort Pike Exit. A second is supposed to go up on East Third Street.

Noah’s Ark Billboard In Lexington Brings Controversy

A billboard promoting Northern Kentucky's Ark Park bashes "Intolerant Liberals." The Billboard is up on New Circle near the Old Frankfort Pike Exit. A second is supposed to go up on East Third Street.

State Balks At Tax Incentives For Noah’s Ark Park

State officials said they would not allow public money to help finance operations of a full-sized replica of Noah's Ark unless the group behind the project said in writing it would not base hiring on applicants' religion.

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