Daily Archive: May 13, 2016

May 13

Free paper shred event and food drive Saturday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – You can get paper shredded for free and help a great cause at the same time on Saturday, May 14, if you live in Fayette County. Residents may bring up to five boxes or bags of material to be shredded. People are asked to bring a non-perishable food item for donation …

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May 13

Lafayette football spring game draws UK coaches

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – UK co-offensive coordinator and QB coach Darin Hinshaw and O-line coach John Schlarman were munchin’ on popcorn at Lafayette Friday night as they took in the defending state runner-up Generals’ spring game. UK commit Walker Wood also sidelined.  He had surgery two weeks ago on his shoulder, but all is well …

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May 13

UK alum to sing song in honor of Richmond Police Officer in DC

Hannah Ellis relives the tragic day her cousin Daniel Ellis was shot in the head during a robbery investigation. In her song “Officer Down” she tells the story through the eye’s of Daniel’s wife Katie. Hannah Ellis says, “It was just so heavy on my mind, you know, watching her the day before she’d been …

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May 13

Scattered rain, cool, and breezy for Saturday

Overview: A cold front will move across Kentucky Saturday morning, bringing scattered, light rain showers to the region, with cool and breezy conditions. Saturday afternoon high temperatures will be around 60 degrees, with wind gusts of 25 to 30 mph. Sunday morning may start off with some patchy frost, with morning low temperatures in the …

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May 13

UPDATE: Hillary Clinton will be in Lexington on Monday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Hillary Clinton will hold a public event Monday in Lexington. Her campaign staff says more details will be released soon. Clinton had previously announced she planned to return to Kentucky before Tuesday’s primary. Clinton will host a “Get Out the Vote” event on Sunday in Louisville. Her staff says she’ll talk about …

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May 13

UPDATE: U.S. 127 reopens at Wolf Creek Dam

JAMESTOWN, Ky. (WTVQ)- State Police say US 127 at Wolf Creek Dam reopened Friday night after a semi overturned. State police say a semi driver was headed south on U.S. 127 when the load he was hauling shifted. Investigators say he was trying to negotiate a curve at the time and lost control of the …

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May 13

Is it working?

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Let’s go back to the rule change that allowed guys like Marcus Lee to be at this year’s NBA Draft Combine. It’s looking ugly for Lee right now in the Windy City, and since he didn’t hire an agent, he could still come back to UK if he pulls his name …

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May 13

When the shot comes

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – It isn’t easy going pro.  Making it at the next level isn’t a given. But Jamal Murray, Tyler Ulis and Skal Labissiere…not to mention struggling Marcus Lee as we’ve talked about…are trying to make it. And if the guys can wait their turn and earn a shot…like Devin Booker did this …

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May 13

Transgender students applaud directive on bathroom access

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky high school sophomore Irene Sizemore hopes a new White House directive means she can start using the school bathroom consistent with her gender identity. The 16-year-old Sizemore said Friday she has been forced to use the boys’ bathroom at her public school in Louisville, or avoid using the restroom all …

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May 13

No luck for Lee at NBA Draft Combine

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The NBA Draft Combine continued today up in Chicago.  Marcus Lee had a rough day Thursday.  Friday the 13th was not much better. In fact, it was worse than his outing yesterday. Lee says he’s not making his decision based on who comes and goes in Lexington and he’s okay with …

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