Daily Archive: July 12, 2016

Jul 12

‘Lady Houdini’ to perform at Bluegrass Fair

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Lexington Lions Club Bluegrass Fair begins Thursday, July 14 and runs through July 24 at Masterson Station Park in Lexington. One of the featured performers this year is Kristen Johnson, who calls herself, ‘Lady Houdini,’ and is billed as the world’s premier female escape artist. She performs many tricks, including …

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Jul 12

China says it could declare air zone over South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — China warned other countries Wednesday against threatening its security in the South China Sea after an international tribunal handed the Philippines a victory by saying Beijing had no legal basis for its expansive claims there. Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin said Beijing could declare an air defense identification zone over the …

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Jul 12

Hotter for Wednesday, with a few thunderstorms

Overview: Tonight will be partly cloudy, with the chance for an isolated rain shower and patchy fog, and overnight low temperatures around 71 degrees. Wednesday looks to be our hottest day of the week, with high temperatures around 90 degrees, and heat indices in the upper 90s to near 100 degrees. High temperatures will be …

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Jul 12

Unique situation

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – SEC football media days are underway in Alabama.  Kentucky hits the floor Wednesday for the fun and festivities. But right now, we can talk about a unique situation the defensive staff has this season. D.J. Eliot is the coordinator, but he has some past coordinators alongside him to help out. Matt …

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Jul 12

Adjusting to the summer league

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Jamal Murray is averaging 16 points per game, 4 rebounds and nearly 3 assists in the Las Vegas summer league. Not bad for the 7th overall pick by Denver. So how has life against summer league stars gone so far in the former Cat’s eyes?  And what’s the biggest thing he’s …

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Jul 12

Skal the King of Kings

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A team-high 16 points for Skal Labissiere in the Sacramento Kings loss to New Orleans late Monday night. Not to mention 6 rebounds. Where was that guy at UK Solid Blue fans? Check out Skal’s best play in the video.  It’s the one that has everyone talking.  That’s the potential of …

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Jul 12

Where was that guy at UK?

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Skal Labissiere scored a team-high 16 points for Sacramento Monday night a loss to the New Orleans Pelicans. The first play in the video was one Solid Blue fans wish they saw more of for sure.  Check it out.  First there was the miss, then the follow, the rebound and slam …

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Jul 12

Body of missing Fort Campbell soldier found

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) – The body of a 101st Airborne Division soldier who was swept away by strong currents during severe weather at Fort Campbell has been found. The post said Tuesday that the soldier was found less than a half-mile from the low water crossing over Little West Fork Creek on the post …

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Jul 12

Hot and humid for Wednesday

Overview: Tonight will be partly cloudy, with the chance for an isolated rain shower and patchy fog, and overnight low temperatures around 71 degrees. Wednesday looks to be our hottest day of the week, with high temperatures around 90 degrees, and heat indices in the upper 90s to near 100 degrees. High temperatures will be …

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Jul 12

Family of murdered Mercer Co. teen watch suspects plea not guilty

HARRODSBURG, Ky. (WTVQ)- The family of 17-year-old Tristan Cole sat in a Mercer County courtroom Tuesday as two of the three teens charged in his death, stood before a judge. Soon after court proceedings began, it was three pleas of “not guilty” from 17-year-old Trent Easterling and 18-year-olds Zachary Lay and Meagan Sims. Court indictments …

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