Daily Archive: April 27, 2016

Apr 27

Rain chances continue into Thursday

Overview: Rain and thunderstorm chances continue tonight, with scattered rain and a few thunderstorms possible again on Thursday. Drier weather briefly returns on Friday, with another round of rain showers likely this weekend. Temperatures will be in the upper 70s on Thursday and in the upper 60s to lower 70s Friday through the weekend. TONIGHT: …

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Apr 27

Elzy returning to UK staff

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kyra Elzy, a native Kentuckian who previously spent four seasons on Matthew Mitchell’s Kentucky staff as an assistant coach and associate head coach, will return to the Bluegrass State and serve as associate head coach for the University of Kentucky women’s basketball team, it was announced by Mitchell on Wednesday. “There are …

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Apr 27

Stewart’s stable

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Dallas Stewart has three Derby wins under his belt.  All of those came while he was with trainer D. Wayne Lukas. Stewart has no Derby victories on his own. He’s twice placed in the Run for the Roses.  In 2013 with Golden Soul and 2014 with Commanding Curve. So, Stewart knows …

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Apr 27

Kentucky Supreme Court hears arguments in Magoffin election

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Lawyers for Magoffin County’s judge-executive have made their arguments to the Kentucky Supreme Court, with one of the attorneys saying there was no proof his client took part in election fraud. The Lexington Herald-Leader (http://bit.ly/1NB6Bg4 ) reports attorney Eldred E. “Bud” Adams Jr. argued Wednesday that a ruling that would cost …

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Apr 27

“It’s been a 3-year revolving door of staff.”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – What’s wrong with the UK women’s hoops program?  Six Cats have left the team within a single year.  The entire assistant coaching staff is now gone. There has to be a reason? Well, maybe it’s as simple as Matthew Mitchell not making the right hires?  Maybe Mitchell is not communicating his …

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Apr 27

Pletcher’s dynamic Derby duo

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Uncle Mo has had plenty of post-race success as a stallion.  Perhaps even more than even trainer Todd Pletcher could have imagined at this point. Uncle Mo has sired three Derby contenders alone in this year’s Run for the Roses: Nyquist, Mo Tom and Outwork…the latter of the three trained by, …

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Apr 27

Bevin vetoes include driver’s licenses, preschool program

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP/WTVQ) – Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has vetoed all or parts of seven bills passed on the last day of the legislative session. Bevin’s vetoes mean Kentucky will not have a new driver’s license that complies with federal security standards. Bevin had said he supported the new driver’s license but said he changed …

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Apr 27

Search for missing boater continues

It’s been nearly four years since Clarence Holmes went missing while he was out boating on laurel lake.  His family isn’t giving up hope that he will be found and neither is a search team that has come in to help from out of state. His aunt Dena Newcomb says,  “You prepare for the worst …

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Apr 27

What’s wrong with the UK women’s hoops program?

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Staff upheaval.  It was a common term used today at Matthew Mitchell’s news conference that lasted roughly 45 minutes at Memorial Coliseum. It was full on damage control day by the head coach of the UK women’s basketball program. The prevailing theme?  Let’s move forward on the right path and show …

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Apr 27

Strong to severe thunderstorms possible tonight

Overview: Rain and thunderstorm chances continue tonight, with scattered rain and a few thunderstorms possible again on Thursday. Drier weather briefly returns on Friday, with another round of rain showers likely this weekend. Temperatures will be in the upper 70s on Thursday and in the upper 60s to lower 70s Friday through the weekend. TONIGHT: …

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