Daily Archive: June 8, 2016

Jun 08

Belmont Stakes field set

NEW YORK (AP) – Preakness winner Exaggerator has been made the 9-5 favorite in a field of 13 for Saturday’s $1.5 million Belmont Stakes, the final leg of the Triple Crown. The 3-year-old colt trained by Keith Desormeaux and ridden by his brother, Hall of Famer Kent Desormeaux, drew the No. 11 post position on …

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Jun 08

Murray praises Cal after breaking Celtics record

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Jamal Murray will only be working out for Boston, Phoenix, Minnesota and New Orleans ahead of the NBA Draft. Today, the former Cat checked off the Celtics from that list…hitting 79-of-100 three-point attempts.  That was good enough to break the record held by Kyle Wiltjer this year of 77 in the …

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Jun 08

Is Barker ready to lead?

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – If the UK football program is going to make it back to a bowl game, the Cats will need a quarterback to lead them there. Drew Barker has had his share of off-field problems.  The BB gun incident on UK’s campus.  The fight down in Richmond involving EKU players. Now, it’s …

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Jun 08

It’s time to go to a bowl game

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – It takes time to rebuild from the ground up.  UK football is slowly trying to piece together a bowl team once again. That BBVA Compass Bowl loss to Pittsburgh seems like half a decade ago because it was. This year, the Cats feel they’re able to finally compete in the SEC …

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Jun 08

State Dept. Reopens Investigation Into Deliberately Edited Video on Iran Talks

Facing mounting pressure from members of Congress and from inquiring journalists, the State Department said today it has reopened its investigation into who ordered the video edit of a State Department briefing from December 2013. Last week when the State Department admitted the video had been deliberately edited (after having originally stated it was a …

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Jun 08

Lexington Police arrest shooting suspect

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Lexington Police issued an assault warrant for Leslie Parson after a shooting on South Broadway in May. Police say they arrested Parson on Wednesday in Versailles with the help of US Marshals. The post Lexington Police arrest shooting suspect appeared first on ABC 36 News. Brought to you by Automated …

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Jun 08

Lexington Police Search for stabbing suspect

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – According to police a disagreement between three people led to two of them, being stabbed. Lexington Police say just before one on Loudon Avenue. The two stab victims ended up in the hospital with non-life threatening wounds. Police say the suspect ran from the scene and they are looking for him. …

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Jun 08

‘Hobbit’ Fossils Offer New Insight Into Obscure Branch of Human-Like Species

A fossil find on the Indonesian island of Flores reveals that the ancestors of “hobbits,” a now-extinct hominin species exclusive to the island, were present around 700,000 years ago, significantly earlier than originally thought. The research on ancestors of “hobbits,” or Homo floresiensis, the ancient human ancestors who stood about three-and-a-half feet tall, was published …

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Jun 08

Clear skies and cool temperatures tonight

Overview: Cool mornings and pleasant afternoons will continue for Thursday, with highs in the upper 70s. The heat and humidity return Friday into the weekend, with the chance for a few isolated rain showers or thunderstorms. Temperatures remain in the low to mid 80s for early next week. TONIGHT: Mostly clear skies and cool temperatures …

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Jun 08

Accident on New Circle at Leestown

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Lexington Fire Department responded to a wreck on the outer loop of New Circle Road at Leestown Wednesday around 5 p.m. Officials say it was a three vehicle wreck and one of the vehicles overturned. Injuries were reported but it’s unknown how many people and their conditions. The post Accident …

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