Daily Archive: June 14, 2016

Jun 14

Analyzing the repave in Sparta

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The repave at Kentucky Speedway got tested Monday and Tuesday by drivers. So, how does the track feel now ahead of July 9th’s Quaker State 400…and what are the problems areas, new or old? Hear from Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch in the video. The post Analyzing the repave in Sparta …

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Jun 14

Bat Cats introduce new head coach

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ via UK Athletics) – When coaches, players and media members were asked to give their thoughts on new Kentucky baseball head coach Nick Mingione, the response was nearly universal. Almost every respondent mentioned the word energy when describing the 38-year-old Florida native, who returns to Kentucky where he served as an assistant …

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Jun 14

Describing a lifetime

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Earlier tonight at 5:30 and 6 we introduced you to a trio of UK Committee of 101ers.  Gene Oakley, Rex Payne and David Trosper. The three are all in their 50th year of service with the blue coat group. You’ve likely been seated by at least one of the guys, or …

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Jun 14

Truck flips on Iron Works Pike

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- A truck ended up on its side Tuesday night in Lexington. Police say it happened just before 6:00 on Iron Works Pike, near the turn onto Russell Cave Road. Officers say the truck driver was trying to avoid hitting a car when the truck flipped. According to police, he was not hurt. …

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Jun 14

Group holds vigil in Mt. Sterling for Orlando shooting victims

MT. STERLING, Ky. (WTVQ) – Vigils have been held throughout America, and Kentucky since the Orlando shootings. Tuesday night, people gathered in Mount Sterling. Several dozen people gathered for the vigil in downtown Mount Sterling. It was organized by a group called ‘Give the Change.’ The post Group holds vigil in Mt. Sterling for Orlando …

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Jun 14

Kentucky Islamic Center reacts to Orlando shootings

LEXINGTON, Ky, (WTVQ) – Tuesday, President Obama responded to critics, including Donald Trump who say he should condemn terrorists as “radical Islamists.” President Obama says using those words would condemn an entire religion, and could be counterproductive. ABC 36 spoke to an Islamic community leader in Central Kentucky, about the atmosphere in America, and Central …

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Jun 14

Man accused of kidnapping mentally disabled child

KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- State police in Knox County accuse a man of kidnapping an 11-year-old girl. They say the victim is mentally handicapped and unable to communicate. State police say 50-year-old Donald Rice of Aretmus coerced the child into his vehicle, then drove to a nearby location. Investigators say when the girl’s guardian found …

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Jun 14

Hot and humid Wednesday, with strong storms likely

Overview: The hot temperatures and muggy conditions continue for Wednesday and Thursday, with the chance for strong to severe thunderstorms. Wednesday will be hot and humid, with dew points rising into the 70s, making it feel oppressive to be outdoors. Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible Wednesday afternoon and evening, with the chance for …

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Jun 14

Prosecutor Bumps Stanford Sex Assault Judge From New Case

A Northern California judge at the center of a recall campaign after his handling of a Stanford University sexual assault case was removed from a new sexual assault case Tuesday by the local district attorney. Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen used a prosecutor’s authority to disqualify a judge to block transfer of the …

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Jun 14

Clinton Projected to Win the District of Columbia Democratic Primary

Hillary Clinton is projected to win the Democratic primary in Washington D.C., according to the Associated Press. Tonight’s contest marks the end of the primary season and a long battle for the Democratic nomination between Clinton and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. Last Tuesday, Clinton locked up the Democratic nomination, making history as the first woman …

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