Daily Archive: May 28, 2016

May 28

Hundreds of paws fill park for annual Woodford Wag

VERSAILLES, Ky. (WTVQ) – Plenty of bark in the park in Versailles for the 7thh annual Woodford Wag Saturday morning. It’s a 5-k cross country run and 2-k dog walk-run to raise money for the Woodford Humane Society. Families were able to enter raffle drawings and contests. And, with the Wag complete, volunteers are focused …

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May 28

Chinese Detergent Maker Sorry for Harm Done by Racist Ad

A Chinese detergent maker has apologized to black people hurt by the spread of an ad in which a black man “washed” by its product was transformed into a fair-skinned Asian man. Shanghai Leishang Cosmetics Ltd. Co. has halted the ad, which aired first in social media. The company said in a late Saturday statement …

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May 28

Nicholasville’s “First Vineyard” added to National Registry of Historic Places

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)-When you think of Kentucky you think of horses, the Kentucky Derby, maybe Kentucky bourbon. But wine isn’t usually the first thing that comes to mind. But more than 200 years ago wine actually got its start in America in Kentucky and now “First Vineyard & Winery” in Nicholasville has the certificate from …

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May 28

UPDATE: Ohio zoo kills gorilla to protect small child in enclosure

CINCINNATI (AP) – The Cincinnati Zoo’s director says zoo security officers killed a 17-year-old gorilla that had grabbed a small boy who fell into the gorilla exhibit moat. Director Thane Maynard says the 3-year-old boy is expected to recover after being picked up and dragged by the gorilla Saturday for about 10 minutes. He was …

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May 28

Nicholasville Vineyard added to National Register of Historic Places

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky (WTVQ) When you think of Kentucky you think of horses, the Kentucky Derby, maybe Kentucky bourbon. But wine isn’t usually the first thing that comes to mind. But more than 200 years ago wine actually got its start in America in Kentucky and now First Vineyard & Winery in Nicholasville has the certificate …

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May 28

Warm & humid Sunday & Memorial Day Monday, few showers too

A few scattered rain showers possible Saturday night through Sunday morning, temps stay mild in the middle 60’s. Partly to mostly cloudy skies expected Sunday afternoon with highs in the middle 80’s, a couple afternoon showers are possible tomorrow afternoon. Shower chances go down Memorial Day Monday with highs in the 80’s. Temps down eventually …

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May 28

Sen. Dianne Feinstein Says Sanders’ Campaign ‘All But Over’

California Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Sen. Bernie Sanders’ fight for the Democratic nomination is “all but over,” adding that the nation would be “better off” if he worked to bridge the party’s divides ahead of the general election. Feinstein, one of the earliest members of Congress to endorse Hillary Clinton, encouraged Sanders to view his …

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May 28

3-Year-Old Picked Up by Gorilla Inside Zoo Enclosure

A 3-year-old boy escaped without serious injury after he crawled through a barrier at the Cincinnati Zoo and into a gorilla enclosure, where he was picked up by a 400-pound gorilla, the zoo director said. After the boy crawled through the barrier Saturday, he fell into a moat, where he was picked up and carried …

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May 28

Small child falls into gorilla enclosure at zoo

CINCINNATI (AP) – Police say a young child fell into the gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo and has been taken to the hospital. Cincinnati Police Lt. Steve Saunders said the child is about 3 years old and fell on Saturday afternoon. The child isn’t believed to have life-threatening injuries. Saunders says zookeepers reportedly used …

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May 28

Syria Rebels Attacked by IS Militants, Government Troops

Islamic State militants entered a major Syrian opposition stronghold in the country’s north on Saturday, clashing with rebels on the edges of the town as the extremist group builds on its most significant advance near the Turkish border in two years — even as it loses ground elsewhere in the country and in neighboring Iraq. …

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