Daily Archive: July 4, 2016

Jul 04

Lexington fireworks show goes off from new spot

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Despite rain throughout the day Monday, Lexington was able to get in its fireworks show. It was in a new location. The show moved from downtown and is now over Commonwealth Stadium near the U.K. campus. No one was allowed in the stadium. But people were able to park in the stadium …

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Jul 04

Joel Justus temporarily replaces John Robic

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Jul 04

If you can’t beat them… join them

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Jul 04

Suns repordedly giving Ulis a first round contract

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Jul 04

Two people rescued from Hall’s Falls

WINCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ) – Rescue crews saved a man and woman who had fallen while hiking at Hall’s Falls, near Athens-Boonesboro Road in Clark County. Firefighters including some from Lexington were brought in. A total of about 40 people were involved in the operation. Rescuers slipped themselves, while moving down the slope with ropes. Eventually, …

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Jul 04

Storms knock down trees in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Monday’s storms tore through some Lexington neighborhoods, leaving quite a mess behind. It’s not the way neighbors living along the west side of town had hoped to spend their Fourth of July. Wolf Run Drive was covered in branches, and trees were knocked down. Over on Mason Headley Road, powerful storms …

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Jul 04

5 injured, Walmart damaged in Lawrence County storm

LOUISA, Ky. (AP) – An emergency official says five people have been injured and a Walmart has been damaged in severe storms that have moved through northeast Kentucky. Lawrence County Emergency Management Director Michael Woods said strong straight-line winds or possibly a tornado damaged the roof of a Walmart in Louisa on Monday. Woods said …

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Jul 04

More rain and storms possible this week

Overview: A FLASH FLOOD WATCH continues until 8am Tuesday morning for Southern Kentucky. Rain activity should continue to diminish overnight, to just isolated rain and patchy fog. Overnight low temperatures will be around 70 degrees. Tuesday will feature more chances for scattered rain showers and thunderstorms, with afternoon high temperatures around 85 degrees. Scattered rain …

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Jul 04

Finland police hold 6 Cuban volleyball players in rape case

HELSINKI (AP) — Finnish police have released two members of Cuba’s national men’s volleyball team but are holding six others on suspicion of aggravated rape, an investigator said Monday. Police will request that a regional court on Tuesday order the six men to be remanded in custody to continue the investigation before any possible charges, …

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Jul 04

Educated and well-off, Dhaka attackers defy usual

NEW DELHI (AP) — The young men had been missing for months. Their families sensed something was wrong. It wasn’t until the horror of the weekend hostage crisis in Bangladesh’s capital unfolded that they learned their sons had become radicalized as religious extremists and launched one of the country’s deadliest attacks in recent years. The …

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