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School board wants Kentucky Noah’s Ark to pay higher taxes

A county school board in Kentucky says a Christian theme park with a 500-foot-long Noah's Ark is not paying enough in property taxes.
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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.
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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.
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The Ark Encounter attraction in Kentucky opens Thursday

A Noah's Ark attraction built by Christians who say the biblical story really happened is ready to open in Kentucky.

Kentucky pays Noah’s ark attorney fees in tax break suit

Kentucky is paying $190,000 in attorney fees to the Christian group that won a tourism tax benefit for a Noah's ark attraction that will open soon in central Kentucky.
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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.

Kentucky Noah’s Ark attraction gets tax incentive approval

A battle over a Kentucky tax incentive for a religious theme park featuring Noah's Ark has ended in a win for the big boat.

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."
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Kentucky won’t fight tax break ruling for Noah’s Ark project

Kentucky officials say they won't fight a federal court ruling that supports a tax incentive for a religious theme park featuring a 510-foot long Noah's Ark.
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Noah’s Ark construction asks for tax dollars

A federal judge has scheduled a hearing Wednesday on a lawsuit filed by a Christian ministry building a massive Noah's Ark tourist attraction.
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Noah’s big biblical boat being built as Kentucky attraction

A rolling Kentucky pasture is sprouting the giant ribs of a massive wooden ship — a tourist-friendly version of Noah's ark.
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Tourists being welcomed to Noah’s Ark attraction site

The Christian ministry building an attraction based on the huge ark that was built in the biblical story of Noah is inviting the public to the construction site in central Kentucky.
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Kentucky sued over lost tax incentive for Noah’s Ark park

The Christian ministry building a Noah's Ark theme park is arguing in a federal lawsuit that Kentucky tourism officials violated the group's First Amendment free speech rights by denying an $18 million tax incentive.
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Noah’s Ark park in Ky. could sue to get back tax incentives

A legal battle of biblical proportions could be brewing in Kentucky over a tax incentive for a religious-themed Noah's Ark attraction. The state decided last month to withdraw a sales tax rebate program for the project.
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Noah’s Ark builders may fight Kentucky tax break rejection

The Christian group building a massive wooden ark in Kentucky is considering a court battle to fight the state's rejection of the project's tax incentives.
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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.
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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.
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Billboard campaign promotes Noah’s Ark attraction

The Christian ministry building a massive wooden ark in northern Kentucky has launched a billboard campaign promoting the project.
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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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