Monthly Archive: June 2016

Jun 30

Living Bread Soup Kitchen 6-30

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – ABC 36’s Lauren Gawthrop talks with Gina Gaylor, founder of Living Bread Soup Kitchen, about their mission to bring meals to struggling families in the Somerset area. The post Living Bread Soup Kitchen 6-30 appeared first on ABC 36 News. Brought to you by Automated Marketing .

Jun 30

Fallen tree closes Red River Gorge suspension bridge

STANTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A fallen tree has shut down a suspension bridge in Red River Gorge, according to the U.S. Forest Service. The Daniel Boone National Forest facebook page shared these photos of the damage. Photo Courtesy: U.S. Forest Service/Chris Fitzgerald & Charlie Rowe According to the post, the tree has been chainsawed off …

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Jun 30

Gov. Bevin: Ice-Cream and coffee-stir stick company bringing 90 jobs to Corbin

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – Euro Sticks Group, a French family-owned manufacturer of ice-cream and coffee-stir sticks, plans to open a 90-job facility in Corbin with an initial $15 million investment. Governor Matt Bevin announced the incoming facility on Thursday. Euro Sticks plans to lease and oversee the buildout of a 57,600-square-foot industrial building in the …

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Jun 30

Health Dept.: Take precautions against mosquito bites this holiday weekend and beyond

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – On Mosquito Control Awareness Week, the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is reminding residents that the holiday weekend is the perfect time to look in and around your home for ways to control mosquitoes that can carry viruses. Independence Day observances are a particularly important time to keep mosquito control in mind, …

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Jun 30

Official: Airport attackers from Russia, Central Asia

ISTANBUL (AP) — As the death toll from the Istanbul airport attack rose Thursday to 44, a senior Turkish official said the three suicide bombers who carried it out were from Russia, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, and Turkish police raided Istanbul neighborhoods for suspects linked to the Islamic State group. Turkish authorities say all information suggests …

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Jun 30

Hope and fear as combative president takes over Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in Thursday as president of the Philippines, with many hoping his maverick style will energize the country but others fearing he could undercut one of Asia’s liveliest democracies amid his threats to kill criminals en masse. The 71-year-old former prosecutor and longtime mayor of southern Davao city …

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Jun 30

Boris bows out: UK in shock as Johnson drops leadership bid

LONDON (AP) — In a real-life political drama mixing Shakespearean tragedy with “House of Cards,” Britain’s victorious anti-EU campaigner Boris Johnson saw his chances of leading his country evaporate Thursday after the defection of a key ally. The former London mayor dropped his campaign to become Conservative Party leader and prime minister after Justice Secretary …

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Jun 30

The Latest: Video in Turkey shows man being shot at airport

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the attack on Istanbul’s main international airport (all times local): 9:20 p.m. A video obtained by the Turkish newspaper Haberturk shows a man being shot purportedly during Tuesday’s triple suicide bombing at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport that killed 44 people and wounded hundreds. Turkish media late Thursday are reporting …

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Jun 30

Police urge drivers to stay sober over holiday

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky State Police are urging people to plan ahead for Independence Day celebrations by designating a sober driver if they plan to be out on roadways. A statement from police says the agency will be out in full force for its Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign, which runs from …

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Jun 30

UK bus & shuttle routes closed on Independence Day

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — UK Parking and Transportation Services is reminding residents that they will not offer any bus services on July 4th. That includes the Blue and White Routes, the Purple Route (UK HealthCare Shuttle,) and the Pink Route (Kentucky Clinic Shuttle.) All bus service will resume normal operations on Tuesday, July 5. As a …

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