Monthly Archive: January 2013

Jan 31

Ky. Moves Closer To New Execution Method

LOUISVILLE (AP) – At least three death row inmates could be nearing execution as Kentucky moves toward a new lethal injection method. Execution requests for two of the condemned men were made to the governor’s office in 2010, but a judge barred the state from carrying out any executions until it switched to something other …

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Jan 31

3 Dead After Storms Rake South, Move To Northeast

ADAIRSVILLE, Ga. (AP) – A violent storm system that spawned deadly tornadoes in the South delivered torrential rain and dangerous winds to the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, leaving at least three people dead and tens of thousands without electricity as swollen rivers threatened flooding. Two people were killed by tornadoes Tuesday and Wednesday, while a third …

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Jan 31

Stories You’ll See Tonight On LEX 18 News At 11:00 – January 31, 2012

One day removed from tornadoes, now snow falls across much of the Bluegrass. We’re tracking the snow with complete Stormtracker team coverage, including a look at a morning burst of winter that put a damper on a lot of drivers’ day. And we’re not the only ones getting hit. A big interstaste pile up near …

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Jan 31

Snow Tonight

At 10:15 it’s snowing hard outside of the LEX 18 studios on the northside of Lexington. We’re also seeing the back edge of the snow past I-71, so we’ve only got a few more hours of the snow. However near the back edge of that snow is where the Arctic front is and when that …

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Jan 31

NFL Expects To Have Neurologists At Games In 2013

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – NFL general counsel Jeff Pash says he expects independent neurological consultants to be on sidelines during games next season to help diagnose and treat concussions. Speaking at a pre-Super Bowl news conference Thursday, Pash explained that the doctors would not be paid by the clubs or hired as team physicians. There …

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Jan 31

Stormtracker Team Coverage Tonight At 11… january 31, 2013

Tonight on LEX 18 News at 11… We’re tracking the effects of the clipper system that is bringing snow and arctic air to the Bluegrass. We’ll update you about the areas experiencing poor visibility and slippery conditions on our roads…. as well as the school closings that have been coming in to our newsroom and …

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Jan 31

Doritos To Roll Out Chips In ‘Taco Bell’ Flavor

NEW YORK (AP) – Frito-Lay wants a bigger bite of Taco Bell’s popular Doritos Locos Tacos. The snack food giant plans to roll out its Doritos in a “Taco Bell” flavor as a limited-time product this spring, aiming to capitalize on the popularity of the Doritos-flavored tacos introduced by the fast-food chain last year. Frito-Lay …

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Jan 31

Clipper Brings Snow Squalls Across Central Kentucky

Stay with LEX 18 News tonight on TV, the web and on your tablet or smartphone… as we are tracking a clipper system that is bringing snow squalls to the Bluegrass. Driving conditions are deteriorating as the snow and water on our roads… combined with freezing temperatures… are creating very slick conditions, particularly on bridges, …

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Jan 31

Slugger Museum Sets Attendance Record In 2012

LOUISVILLE (AP) – The Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory has had a record year. The Courier-Journal reports the facility operated by Hillerich & Bradsby reported a record attendance in 2012 with 244,049 visitors. Crowds have increased to set record levels for the last three years. The 2011 attendance was 238,912, and the 2010 attendance was …

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Jan 31

Davis Named Kentucky Sportsman Of The Year

The Lexington Herald-Leader announced it’s Sportsman Of The Year award Thursday night, and the winner shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone. After all, he won everything else. It’s Anthony Davis. The MVP of the Final Four, national player of the year, SEC male athlete of the year, the number one pick in the NBA draft, …

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