Daily Archive: January 28, 2013

Jan 28

Police Still Searching For Lexington Prison Escapees

Authorities are still looking for two inmates who police said walked away Sunday night from the Blackburn Correctional Complex, a minimum security prison in Lexington. The escapees were identified by the Kentucky Department of Corrections as Willard Wilson, 48, and Donnie Johnson, 38. According to the DOC, Wilson was serving a 22-year sentence for burglary …

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Jan 28

Casey County boy to undergo surgery after pit bull attack

His family says a pit bull attack changed a ten-year-old’s life, and it’s made him scared to go outside. Six months later he now faces a major reconstructive surgery to give him an armpit and possibly mobility. Brought to you by Automated Marketing .

Jan 28

Near 70° Tuesday. Storms Move In Wed. AM

This evening, we’re calling for scattered showers with temperatures in the mid 50s overnight.  As you’re waking up on a Tuesday morning, look for a mild morning with an isolated shower possible.  Highs tomorrow should soar in the upper 60s with a few low 70 degree readings in our southern counties.  We’ll hold on to …

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Jan 28

Spring Warmth…Spring Storms

It’s going to be a remarkably warm and windy Tuesday. We’ll see some limited sun and just a stray shower chance as our temperatures soar into the middle and upper 60′s. Unfortunately as temperatures get this warm at this time of the year the weather can become active which it should do Tuesday night and …

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Jan 28

Stories You’ll See Tonight On LEX 18 News At 11:00 – January 28, 2012

Last week’s house explosion in northern Kentucky has claimed a man’s life. A Taylor County mother says she didn’t kill her baby. And the Big Story, a deputy saves a man’s life.   Brought to you by Automated Marketing .

Jan 28

Taco Bell Pulls Ad That Mocked Veggies

NEW YORK (AP) – Taco Bell is pulling a TV ad after receiving complaints that it discouraged people from eating vegetables. The ad by the fast-food chain was touting its variety 12-pack of tacos, with a voiceover saying that bringing a vegetable tray to a party is “like punting on fourth and one.” It said …

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Jan 28

State Senator To Bring Hemp Bill Up For Vote

FRANKFORT (AP) – The chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee sounded upbeat Monday about prospects for his bill that would regulate industrial hemp production in Kentucky if the federal government lifts its decades-long ban on the crop that once was a Bluegrass state staple. Republican Sen. Paul Hornback of Shelbyville said Monday he intends to …

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Jan 28

Update: Students React to Anderson Co. School Threat

      Students at Anderson County High School had an interesting day Monday.       Following word of a threat made via text messages to another student, school officials and Lawrenceburg Police scanned the entire school in the morning.      Many students say they had no real idea of what was happening and were worried all day. …

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Jan 28

Before 2014 Corvette Hits Road, It Goes To Milford

MILFORD, Mich. (AP) – General Motors, like other automakers, showed off its newest, shiniest offerings at this month’s Detroit auto show. GM’s biggest splash at the show was the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette, which the carmaker says will go on sale later this year. Before it does, though, the new Vette needs to go where nearly …

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Jan 28

Beshear Urges Low-wage Earners To Apply For Credit

LEXINGTON (AP) – As tax season shifts into high gear, Gov. Steve Beshear is urging low-wage-earning Kentuckians to take advantage of a federal tax credit. Beshear says nearly a half million Kentucky taxpayers are eligible to receive the earned income tax credit. He says the credit can help struggling families buy food and clothes and …

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