Daily Archive: April 11, 2018

Apr 11

Beantown Brawl! Yankees fight to 10-7 win over Red Sox

The fuse has officially been lit in the newest chapter of the ramped-up Yankees-Red Sox rivalry. Zim vs. Pedro. A-Rod vs. Varitek. Munson vs. Fisk. And now, Tyler Austin tangling with Joe Kelly. In a matchup between clubs that have long clashed, Austin rushed the mound after being hit by a pitch from the Red …

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Apr 11

Oklahoma teacher walkout means improvising to care for kids

AP Photo/Justin V. Juozapavicius OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Massive teacher protests at the Oklahoma state Capitol have done more than put political pressure on lawmakers: The situation has forced school districts, churches, community organizations and parents to improvise to take care of students. The state’s largest two school districts will be closed for a ninth …

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Apr 11

Warm and windy conditions develop for Thursday and Friday

Overview:  Warm and windy conditions develop for Thursday and Friday, with high temperatures in the mid to upper 70s both days.  There is a chance for severe thunderstorms this weekend, as a strong cold front moves through the region. However, the exact timing of the cold front, and any severe weather is uncertain that this …

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Apr 11

State Police looking for missing Magoffin County man

MAGOFFIN COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- State Police are looking for a missing man in Magoffin County. Troopers say 27-year-old Quentin Ryan Watkins from Saylyersville was last seen in Magoffin County on April 8th at 1 a.m. According to troopers, he was in touch with someone in Lexington, but it is unclear whether he traveled there. Call …

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Apr 11

List of Kentucky schools that will close Friday growing

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Fayette County Schools will be closed Friday as educators across the state convene in Frankfort for another rally against the pension bill Governor Matt Bevin signed this week. The Governor asked teachers not to call off sick. It is illegal for Kentucky teachers to strike, but many have been using sick days …

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Apr 11

Vermont's Republican governor signs new gun restrictions

AP Photo/Lisa Rathke MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont on Wednesday raised the age to buy firearms, banned high-capacity magazines and made it easier to take guns from people who pose a threat – the first significant gun ownership restrictions in state history, signed into law by the Republican governor. It’s a remarkable turnaround for the …

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Apr 11

Governor requests disaster assistance for 35 counties

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – Governor Matt Bevin is asking for disaster assistance following severe flooding in the state back in February. Bevin sent a letter to President Donald Trump, requesting a Presidential Disaster Declaration for 35 Kentucky counties that were impacted during the severe weather. The weather system brought tornadoes, flash flooding and torrential rain …

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Apr 11

Sean Hannity, Mariah Carey, Tracy Morgan, and much more entertainment news on What’s Poppin’~

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Apr 11

AP: Sexual misconduct claims adding up in state legislatures

AP Photo/Uncredited Dozens of state lawmakers nationwide have been accused of sexual harassment or misconduct since the beginning of 2017, particularly since last fall when the #MeToo movement gained momentum. Here is a look at those who have resigned, been expelled, faced other repercussions or had accusations made public about them since then: RESIGNED OR …

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Apr 11

Police: Suspects shoot up neighborhood after teen refuses to join gang

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Police arrest a third man they say was involved in a pair of shootings in February that damaged homes, ruptured a gas line and forced the evacuation of a building. Police say the shootings were in retaliation after a teen refused to join a street gang. According to court documents, 25-year-old …

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