Daily Archive: February 21, 2018

Feb 21

Republican congresswoman: Many mass murderers are Democrats

AP Photo/Mike Groll ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A Republican congresswoman from upstate New York said Wednesday that “many” people who commit mass murder turn out to be Democrats. U.S. Rep. Claudia Tenney made the remarks on Talk 1300 Radio during a discussion about calls for stricter gun control since last week’s deadly Florida high school …

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Feb 21

Nowitzki 'disgusted' by report of hostile workplace for Mavs

Dirk Nowitzki said Wednesday night he was “disgusted” to read about allegations of inappropriate sexual conduct by former team president Terdema Ussery in a Sports Illustrated report that described a hostile workplace for women. The 20-year player who has spent his entire career with the Mavericks told reporters after the first post-All-Star break practice in …

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Feb 21

Playing in unity with Special Olympics Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky Special Olympics teams hit the court at Rupp Arena Wednesday night, but they weren’t alone. Some familiar faces joined their teams. It’s a familiar court for solid blue fans. It’s one several Special Olympics athletes have always dreamt of playing on. “Oh my goodness, this feels amazing,” said Dallas Derrinzer, …

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Feb 21

More rain this week, with flooding issues

Overview:  Flood Watches continue across Central Kentucky through Sunday morning, with multiple rounds of rain showers and a few thunderstorms for the rest of the week.  Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible for late Saturday into early Sunday.  Many areas in Kentucky may pick up rainfall totals of 2” to more than 4” through …

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Feb 21

UPDATE: Missing Laurel County girl found safe

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A missing 12-year old girl was found safe Wednesday night by the London-Laurel County Rescue Squad, three and a half hours after she went missing outside London, according to the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office. No other details were released about the Kayla Hays search and find. The post UPDATE: Missing Laurel …

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Feb 21

Charges: Minneapolis father beat, raped twin daughters

  MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 51-year-old Minneapolis man is accused of beating his mentally disabled twin daughters, raping them and chaining them to a bedroom door in a case described as torture. The man was charged this week with several felonies, including first-degree criminal sexual conduct, first- and second-assault and abuse of a vulnerable adult …

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Feb 21

Prosecutors charge health company in Milwaukee jail death

AP Photo/Ivan Moreno MILWAUKEE (AP) — A company that provides health care for inmates at the Milwaukee County jail faces criminal charges because employees lied about checking on a man who died of dehydration, prosecutors said Wednesday. The Milwaukee District Attorney’s Office charged Miami-based Armor Correctional Health Services Inc. with seven misdemeanor counts of intentionally …

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Feb 21

White nationalist is latest to sue over social media ban

AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A prominent white nationalist is suing Twitter for banning his accounts at a time when social networks are trying to crack down on hateful and abusive content without appearing to censor unpopular opinions. Jared Taylor filed the lawsuit Tuesday in state court in San Francisco, marking the latest …

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Feb 21

Kentucky House votes to revamp workers’ compensation system

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – The Kentucky House has voted to make the biggest changes to workers’ compensation in decades. The Republican-backed bill includes time limits on benefits for some injured workers. The measure passed 55-39 Wednesday. It calls for a 15-year cap from the date of injury for workers filing claims for permanent, partial disability …

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Feb 21

Georgetown Community Hospital’s phone system affected by outage

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WTVQ) – Georgetown Community Hospital’s phone system is currently being affected by an area-wide outage in the Windstream network. Please call 859-687-5916 or 859-687-5784 to reach the hospital during the outage. We will notify you when service has been restored. The post Georgetown Community Hospital’s phone system affected by outage appeared first on ABC …

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