Daily Archive: May 11, 2016

May 11

Proposed anti-Ark Encounter billboard causes controversy

He has a portrait of Charles Darwin hanging above his fireplace, but Jim Helton says he doesn’t lead an atheist group. Helton says, “We are a freethinking group. We use reason, logic without dogma.” The Tri-State Freethinkers say Answers in Genesis, the group behind the Creation Museum and the Ark Encounter (a life-sized Noah’s Ark), …

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May 11

Severe thunderstorms possible tonight and late Thursday

Overview: A cluster of thunderstorms will move across Central and Eastern Kentucky tonight, with gusty winds, heavy rainfall, and frequent lightning possible. Another round of rain showers and thunderstorms will develop for Thursday, especially late Thursday into Thursday night, as a cold front moves across Kentucky. Thursday will remain warm, with a high temperature of …

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May 11

NBA Cats

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Coach Cal says he’s hearing great things about Willie Cauley-Stein…a lot from DeMarcus Cousins in fact out in Sacramento. But there’s one thing that’s tough right now on ex-UK stars in general…they’re not winning. Take Anthony Davis for example.  He’s not satisfied with where he’s at right now. Has Cal talked …

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May 11

The NBA Combine

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The NBA Combine is underway in Chicago.  ESPN2 will carry live coverage from 3-7 Thursday and Friday afternoons. Of course, Skal Labissiere, Tyler Ulis and Jamal Murray will be on hand.  Plus, Marcus Lee…who Cal says is likely a goner and staying in the draft. Hear what Cal had to say …

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May 11

Cal weighs in on incoming class’ chemistry

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – We all know how important chemistry is in any sport. If the players don’t mesh…wins don’t come. Some of Coach Cal’s teams meshed quicker than others.  Some just seemed to have a few games where they unmeshed that resulted in unfortunate losses for Solid Blue fans. So, how about this incoming …

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May 11

Thunderstorms possible tonight and for Thursday

Overview: A cluster of thunderstorms will move across Central and Eastern Kentucky tonight, with gusty winds, heavy rainfall, and frequent lightning possible. Another round of rain showers and thunderstorms will develop for Thursday, especially late Thursday into Thursday night, as a cold front moves across Kentucky. Thursday will remain warm, with a high temperature of …

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May 11

“We don’t give fish. We give fishing rods.”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Coach Cal is known as the master of marketing and one heck of a recruiter, but apparently, some bad things are being said about coach by other programs on the recruiting trail. Recently, a Cal blog post was viewed by many as a direct attack on Duke.  But it all stems …

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May 11

Judge unseals records of OxyContin lawsuit in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A judge has unsealed records from a Kentucky lawsuit against the maker of the prescription painkiller OxyContin, including the secret testimony of a former company president. Pike Circuit Court Judge Steve Combs ordered the records be released in 32 days. Purdue Pharma Chief Litigation Counsel Richard Silbert said the company would …

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May 11

Two people injured after accidental shooting

ESTILL, County. (WTVQ) – Troopers responded to Stacy Lane in Estill County on Wednesday afternoon for a shooting. Two people inside the home had been shot in the leg. Both were transported to UK Hospital with minor injuries. KSP said after further investigation it was determined that the gun had been fired accidentally. Troopers said …

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May 11

House Speaker files lawsuit against Governor

(WTVQ/AP) FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky Democratic House Speaker Greg Stumbo is asking a judge to throw out Republican Gov. Matt Bevin’s vetoes of the state’s $68 billion operating budget. Stumbo says Bevin improperly filed the vetoes with the House clerk last month. He said the state constitution requires the governor to deliver legislative vetoes to …

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