Daily Archive: April 28, 2016

Apr 28

Sheriff: Phone scammer later robbed victim

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office warned the community Thursday night about a phone scam that reportedly turned dangerous. It said someone claiming to be Sgt. Mark Peters with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office called a resident and told them they had a warrant/ summons for missing court. Franklin County Sheriff Pat …

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Apr 28

Third Grader with New Foot Races for a Purpose

For most third graders running a 5K is a feat in itself. Nine-year-old Wang-Jiang says “I think it’s going to be easy.” But for those like Wang-Jian it’s a walk in the park compared to what he’s gone through. “It’s probably going to be really fun.” Wang-Jian was born with only a fifth of his …

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Apr 28

What do betters look for when picking Derby favorites?

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Apr 28

DeAndre Liggins wins NBA D-League Championship

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Apr 28

What went wrong with UK Hoops?

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Apr 28

Pleasant weather for Friday, yet rainy for the weekend

Overview: Mostly clear skies will continue overnight into Friday morning. Overnight low temperatures will cool to around 53 degrees. Drier weather briefly returns on Friday, with mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies, and a high temperature of 74 degrees. Another round of rain showers and thunderstorms returns this weekend. Temperatures will be around 70 degrees …

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Apr 28

North Korea sends another US citizen to prison

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea has sentenced an ethnic Korean citizen of the United States to 10 years in prison. Kim Dong Chul had been detained in the North on suspicion of engaging in spying and stealing state secrets. He was sentenced to prison after a brief trial in Pyongyang on Friday. Further …

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Apr 28

Polls open in key runoff parliamentary election in Iran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Polls have opened in Iran’s parliamentary runoff elections, a key vote to decide whether hard-liners or moderate forces backing President Hassan Rouhani will control the legislature. Iranian state television reported polls opened at 8 a.m. Friday. They will remain open until at least 6 p.m., though election hours often get extended. …

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Apr 28

The Latest: Eastern Kentucky University joins tuition hikes

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP)- Tuition at Eastern Kentucky University will rise by 5 percent for resident undergraduate students for 2016-17. The university said Thursday in a news release that the Board of Regents approved the increase, which is just below the cap of 5.3 percent set by the Council on Postsecondary Education. The change amounts to …

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Apr 28

NKU, WKU plan tuition hikes after state funding cuts

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky universities already have begun to raise tuition in the wake of decreased state funding. Media report Northern Kentucky University’s Board of Regents passed a motion Wednesday for a 3 percent increase in undergraduate tuition. The board also called for a 3 percent increase in student housing and faculty and …

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