Daily Archive: July 6, 2016

Jul 06

Indian prime minister kicks off 4-nation African visit

MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) — India’s prime minister has kicked off a four-nation African tour on a continent where China’s presence has been strong, including countries that haven’t been visited by an Indian leader in more than three decades. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trip is meant to raise India’s profile in energy, trade and investment. He …

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Jul 06

Remembering Officer Phillip Harrison; Died of Cancer at 52

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)-Lexington Police Sergeant Billy Richmond says, “You know, there was just something about Phillip Harrison that was unique and he definitely was a great police officer.” Sergeant Richmond was once partners with 19-year-veteran of the force, Detective Phillip Harrison, in their early years. He says, “We spent a lot of time together on …

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Jul 06

Boyle community mourns death of former fire chief

BOYLE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Boyle County community is mourning the death of Brian “Scotty” Sexton. He’s the former deputy fire chief in Danville and chief in Burgin. The Advocate-Messenger says 54-year-old Sexton died Sunday of natural causes. Friends told the newspaper he had a heart of gold, and a personality as big as life. …

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Jul 06

Rain and storm chances stay in the forecast

Overview: Scattered rain showers and thunderstorms will be possible this evening, with heavy rainfall, gusty winds, and frequent lightning. Overnight low temperatures will be warm and muggy, with a low around 73 degrees. Scattered rain showers and thunderstorms will continue Thursday through Friday, with temperatures in the upper 80s to lower 90s. A few isolated …

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Jul 06

Watchdog: Cambodian PM’s family rules business world, too

BANGKOK (AP) — An extensive network of businesses controlled by the family of Cambodia’s longtime leader sustains and is sustained by his authoritarian rule, making foreign investment in the country risky, says a report issued Thursday by the research and advocacy group Global Witness. The London-based group, which focuses on exposing the corrupt exploitation of …

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Jul 06

What does “capacity” mean for UK football?

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Mark Stoops mentioned his team needing, and ultimately striving toward, “capacity” this season. It’s a word he remembered from a leadership conference with a former Navy SEAL at the podium. But what does it really mean? Hear from Stoops in the video. The post What does “capacity” mean for UK football? …

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Jul 06

Busch banking on reps come Saturday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The trucks hit the track Wednesday at Kentucky Speedway to get in a little work ahead of Thursday night’s race. Saturday is the big one though…the Quaker State 400. Kyle Busch, who will once again be in the field for all three races in Sparta, is still trying to figure out …

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Jul 06

PD: Armed robbery suspect arrested at Danville home

DANVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – Danville police say they arrested a man Wednesday in connection to an armed robbery. According to police, officers received a tip that Darryl K. Whitley was at a home on North 6th Street. They say when he saw officers approaching the house, he tried to run off. Police say he was …

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Jul 06

From watching to showing

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Las Vegas summer league tips off Friday after things wrap up in Orlando and Utah. Willie Cauley-Stein will be looked to as a summer league veteran with Sacramento. We mentioned the developing sibling relationship between WCS and Skal Labissiere now several times.  But, in general, what will Willie’s role be …

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Jul 06

Justice Dept. closes Clinton email probe with no charges

WASHINGTON (AP) – Attorney General Loretta Lynch says the Hillary Clinton email investigation is being closed without any criminal charges. Lynch announced the Justice Department decision Wednesday, one day after FBI Director James Comey recommended against any prosecution. The decision was largely a formality given Comey’s public statement on the case. Lynch said last week …

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