Daily Archive: June 3, 2016

Jun 03

“Go Red For Women” Takes Over Lexington Legends Game

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)-Whitaker Bank Ballpark was filled with a sea of red today for “CPR and AED Awareness Week.” The special event was sponsored by the American Heart Association and “Go Red For Women” to raise awareness about cardiac arrest, the leading cause of death in the nation. Heart disease survivor Bobbi Williams threw out …

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Jun 03

Heavy rainfall possible for Saturday & Sunday…

Rainfall could be heavy at times especially Saturday afternoon and night. The cold front responsible for the precipitation will swing through on Sunday ushering in drier and milder weather. Temperatures will remain near normal for the next seven days. Tonight: Few showers with patchy fog developing late, low 67 Saturday: Showers and Thundershowers likely, High …

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Jun 03

Special Olympics KY Summer Games begin in Richmond

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ)- Kentucky’s Special Olympics Summer Games kicked off Friday night at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond. Crowds of cheering fans welcomed the athletes at the Opening Ceremonies. Nearly 1,400 athletes from across the state are competing this weekend in events such as wheelchair races, swimming relays and bocce ball. This year’s Athlete of …

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Jun 03

Mexican Officials Exhume 117 Corpses From Common Grave

Mexican officials said Friday they have finished exhuming the remains of 117 people buried by authorities in a common grave in the central state of Morelos. Shoddy practices at the gravesite intended for unidentified bodies came to light last year after a judge ordered the state prosecutor’s office to exhume a corpse and turn it …

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Jun 03

Argentina’s Macri Hospitalized for Irregular Heartbeart

Argentine President Mauricio Macri has been hospitalized for an irregular heartbeart. The presidency said in a statement Friday that Macri suffered from a “light arrhythmia” at around 3 p.m. local time, but he carried on working normally at the presidential residence in the outskirts of Buenos Aires. Macri was later checked into a hospital at …

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Jun 03

Tiananmen Crackdown Anniversary Commemorated Outside China

Commemorations were held in Taiwan and elsewhere ahead of the 27th anniversary of China’s bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protests centered on Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, while the government in China, where the incident remains a taboo topic, said it had long ago turned the page on the “political turmoil.” Former student leader Wu’er Kaixi was joined …

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Jun 03

Golden Alert issued for Lexington woman

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Lexington police say a Golden Alert was issued Friday for a missing woman. They say 63-year-old Peggy Coleman was last seen around 4:30p.m. leaving a home on Lake Park Road. Police say she could be driving a maroon Chevrolet H-H-R with Kentucky license plate 443 MXV out of Whitley County. They say …

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Jun 03

Argentines Protest Violence Against Women

Thousands of people marched in Buenos Aires on Friday to condemn violence against women, the latest public outcry following the recent killings of three 12-year-old girls in Argentina and the gang rape of a teenage girl in Brazil. The rally was organized on social media by women’s groups under the slogan #NiUnaMenos, meaning “Not one …

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Jun 03

4 Missing Fort Hood Soldiers Found Dead After Truck Accident

The bodies of four Fort Hood soldiers, who went missing after a Light Medium Tactical Vehicle overturned in a creek, were found today, officials said. A total of nine soldiers died in the accident in Owl Creek, near the military post in Killeen, Texas, said Major General John Uberti. Three soldiers who were rescued have …

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Jun 03

ANALYSIS: Paul Ryan Gambles Policy Vision in Embracing Trump

House Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday launched a new initiative with touches that have become his trademark. “A Better Way” is a policy-heavy, optimistic vision for governing that will be driven, in Ryan’s telling, by the House of Representatives that he leads. “We can get angry, and we can stay angry,” Ryan said in rolling …

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