Daily Archive: July 13, 2016

Jul 13

New UK Treasury chief says there’ll be no emergency budget

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s new Treasury chief pledged Thursday there will be no emergency national budget — even though there are questions marks hanging over the economy following the country’s decision to leave the European Union. Philip Hammond, one of Prime Minister Theresa May’s first appointments, offered calming tones of reassurance to the markets and …

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Jul 13

“Black Lives Matter” sign hanging at Bryan Station High School ignites social-media firestorm

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) The “Black Lives Matter” club at Bryan Station High School has been around since last fall semester. Fayette County School District parent Matt Dacey says, “It’s just a student group, like any other student group. We’ve got a drama club, a french club, and it’s my understanding that they’re interested in fostering …

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Jul 13

Scattered rain and storms for Thursday

Overview: High temperatures will be in the mid to upper 80s for Thursday and Friday, with more scattered rain showers and thunderstorms. Thursday may be our best chance for strong thunderstorms. The weekend will be seasonably warm, with highs in the mid 80s and more scattered rain showers and thunderstorms. TONIGHT: Skies will be partly …

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Jul 13

The eldest coach in the SEC East

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – It was finally time for UK to hit center stage at SEC football media days down in Alabama.  Mark Stoops entering his 4th season in Lexington. For those keeping track at home, by hire date, back in December 2012, that makes Stoops the eldest SEC East division coach. So, how does …

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Jul 13

Coordinated chaos

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Trey Lyles sat out tonight’s game with Portland in Las Vegas…likely because he has nothing left to prove this summer. The former Cat dropped a game-high 30 points and snagged 9 rebounds in a double-overtime Utah loss to Portland on Tuesday. Lyles did it all against the Blazers…inside and out…5-of-7 from …

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Jul 13

Love missed the love

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Courtney Love is ready to make an impact on the field for the Wildcats this season after sitting out following his transfer from Nebraska. What was the one thing Love missed the most during his time away from the game field? Hear from Love in the video. The post Love missed …

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Jul 13

Mature Cats tired of mistakes

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Jojo Kemp has been in Lexington to see some ugly times, and he’s ready to see some prettier ones this season. Kemp thinks the Cats do indeed have the talent and tools to break through in 2016.  Kentucky also has some more mature players who are really tired of losing and …

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Jul 13

Breaking through requires “more”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Culture change and capacity will not soon leave Mark Stoops’ rhetoric. We mentioned those were the hammer home points from his stop at SEC football media days tonight on ABC 36 News. Pushing players beyond their breaking points is necessary in order to break through and get Kentucky over the hump …

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Jul 13

UK at SEC football media days

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Culture Change, not just climate change.  It’s happening in Lexington. That was Mark Stoops’ big bulletin board message from SEC media days, and as he’s preached before this off-season, so is developing an increased capacity. Change is inevitable.  The coaching staff has turned over a bit.  The defense has just 5 …

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Jul 13

Soldier swept away in severe weather is identified

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) – The military has identified a soldier from Fort Campbell who died after being swept away by strong currents during severe weather. The post said he is 34-year-old Spc. Dhaifal Ali of Arlington, Texas. Ali was assigned to the 372nd Inland Cargo Transfer Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne …

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