Daily Archive: March 24, 2017

Mar 24

UK advance to Elite 8 with 86-75 win over UCLA in Sweet 16

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – De’Aaron Fox finished with a career-high 39 points to lead Kentucky to the Elite 8.  86-75 the final over UCLA in the Sweet 16 in Memphis Friday night. Malik Monk went for 21 points.  Dominique Hawkins had 11 points and Derek Willis notched 8 points while grabbing 8 rebounds. The Cats …

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Mar 24

Warm and windy for Saturday, with late day rain chances

Overview: Gusty winds continue into the weekend with rain showers and thunderstorms possible late Saturday into Sunday. Rain chances linger for early next week, with temperatures in the lower 70s on Monday, and 50s and 60s for midweek next week. SATURDAY: Mostly cloudy skies return with the chance for late day rain showers and thunderstorms. …

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Mar 24

Double-amputee military veteran graduates from police academy

Officer Matias Ferreira is celebrating a dream come true today. After 29 weeks of training, the 28-year-old resident of Wantagh, New York, graduated today from the Suffolk County Police Academy as its first fully active-duty double-amputee police officer. The academy said it believed that Ferreira was also the first in the U.S. as well. “It’s …

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Mar 24

Montana bill seeks abortion ban on 'pain-capable' fetuses

The Montana Senate on Friday advanced a proposal seeking to extend protections to so-called “pain-capable” fetuses. If approved, Montana would join more than a dozen states adopting laws protecting pain-capable fetuses. The measure is one of a pair of anti-abortion bills that continued moving through the Montana Legislature. Earlier in the week, a House committee …

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Mar 24

McConnell: Health care plan can’t be revived

WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky is offering little hope that a failed Republican health-care bill can be revived anytime soon. McConnell says he appreciates the efforts of House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump to keep a Republican promise to try to repeal and replace the health care law. …

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Mar 24

Ex-Penn State president convicted over child-sex scandal

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier was convicted Friday of hushing up child sexual abuse allegations in 2001 against Jerry Sandusky, whose arrest a decade later blew up into a major scandal for the university and led to the firing of beloved football coach Joe Paterno. The jury found Spanier guilty of one misdemeanor count …

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Mar 24

Small plane crashes into home in Georgia

A small plane crashed into a home in Cobb County Georgia tonight, local fire officials told ABC affiliate WSB. It was unclear if anyone was killed or injured on the plane or on the ground. It was also not clear how many people were on board, officials said. According to the FAA, the Cessna Citation …

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Mar 24

US reviewing airstrikes in Iraq and Syria that may have killed 100s of civilians

The U.S. military is reviewing whether three airstrikes in Syria and Iraq over the past week were responsible for the reported deaths of more than 200 civilians. U.S. Central Command confirms it has begun “credibility assessments” into allegations of civilian casualties in a possible airstrike in Mosul, Iraq, this week that reportedly killed 200 civilians, …

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Mar 24

WATCH: Veteran becomes 1st double amputee in the US to become police officer

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Mar 24

Fact-checking Trump's 'repeal and replace' Obamacare timeline

Following the collapse of the Republican-backed American Health Care Act this afternoon, President Donald Trump appeared to backtrack on his long-held stance that President Obama’s signature legislation, the Affordable Care Act, should be repealed and replaced “immediately.” “I never said — I guess I’m here, what, 64 days? I never said repeal and replace Obamacare …

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