Daily Archive: April 13, 2016

Apr 13

Bat Cats fall 9-6 to UofL

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The sixth-ranked Louisville Cardinals plated seven runs in the first five innings to build an early lead and post a 9-6 win over No. 9 Kentucky, on a gorgeous Wednesday night, in front of a season-high 3,511 at Cliff Hagan Stadium. Kentucky (22-10) suffered the loss to the Cardinals, as UofL built …

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Apr 13

UK softball tops EKU 2-1

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Freshman Abbey Cheek’s two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth powered the No. 12 Kentucky softball team past Eastern Kentucky, 2-1 at John Cropp Stadium on Wednesday night. Cheek stepped to the plate with one out and a runner on first, trailing the Colonels by a run in the bottom …

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Apr 13

EKU lands Lex Cath product, UofL transfer Avare

RICHMOND, Ky. – Dillon Avare, a 6-0 guard from Lexington, has signed to play basketball at Eastern Kentucky University, head coach Dan McHale announced on Wednesday. Avare is a transfer from the University of Louisville, where he played two seasons under head coach Rick Pitino. As a redshirt freshman in 2014-15, he notably came off …

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Apr 13

Pleasant weather continues this week

Overview: A FROST ADVISORY is in effect for far Eastern Kentucky early Thursday, with morning low temperatures in the upper 30s to near 40 degrees. Mostly sunny skies will develop for Northern Kentucky, with the chance for a few stray showers in Southern Kentucky on Thursday. Thursday high temperatures will be around 69 degrees. Mostly …

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Apr 13

KSP: Woman accidentally shot as her son dismounted from horse

SANDY HOOK, Ky. (WTVQ) – State Police say a Morehead woman was accidentally shot as her son dismounted from a horse. Investigators say it happened early Wednesday evening on Stamper Ridge in Elliott County. State Police say as the young man was trying to get down off a horse, his .22 caliber pistol fell out …

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Apr 13

Lexington Catholic responds to new claim of racial bullying

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – There’s a new claim that an African-American student has left Lexington Catholic High School due to racial bullying. Attorney Amos Jones, who represents the student, says his client was assaulted several times, with the most recent incident occurring on Monday, April 11, 2016. Lexington Catholic High School says nothing was reported …

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Apr 13

Chilly mornings and mild afternoons ahead

Overview: A FROST ADVISORY is in effect for far Eastern Kentucky early Thursday, with morning low temperatures in the upper 30s to near 40 degrees. Mostly sunny skies will develop for Northern Kentucky, with the chance for a few stray showers in Southern Kentucky on Thursday. Thursday high temperatures will be around 69 degrees. Mostly …

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Apr 13

APNewsBreak: Thieves targeting California almonds, walnuts

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — International crime rings targeting California’s booming agriculture industry are increasingly stealing truckloads of high-value nuts, prompting authorities and the firms falling victim to ramp up efforts to break the spree costing millions. The sophisticated organizations in many cases use high-tech tactics, hacking into trucking companies to steal their identity. Armed with …

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Apr 13

APNewsBreak: Non-Canadians not eligible for assisted suicide

TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s new assisted suicide law to be announced on Thursday will exclude non-Canadians, which means Americans won’t be able to travel to Canada to die. A senior government official told The Associated Press late Wednesday the new law will exclude non-Canadians, precluding the prospect of suicide tourism from the U.S. and elsewhere. …

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Apr 13

Dog owner in Anderson County charged with animal cruelty

Police accuse a Lawrenceburg man of tying up a dog in his backyard and allowing it to starve to death. According to the Anderson Newspaper Howard Tinnell is charged with second degree animal cruelty . The newspaper says the dog had been tied up for two weeks and was dead. A police report says the …

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