Daily Archive: April 17, 2018

Apr 17

Mitch McConnell releases statement on passing of Barbara Bush

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WTVQ) – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell released this statement regarding the passing of Former First Lady Barbara Bush: “Elaine and I join my Senate colleagues and the entire nation in offering our condolences to the Bush family on this sad day. “America has known and loved Barbara Bush for decades. That’s because …

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Apr 17

KSP: Suspicious vehicle leads police on pursuit

Columbia, Ky. (WTVQ) –  The Cumberland County Sheriff’s office received a call of a suspicious vehicle on Lawsons Bottom Rd Tuesday morning.  A Cumberland County Deputy Sheriff responded to the area, located the car, and attempted to make a traffic stop which led to a pursuit.  Burkesville Police Department and KSP joined in the pursuit, …

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Apr 17

“I’m not in any big hurry.”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The UK quarterback race is a tight one. Gunnar Hoak took the reps with the ones a lot of the spring and during the Blue-White game. Terry Wilson did plenty of good too and Danny Clark isn’t far behind when it comes to game situation performance. Mark Stoops says he’s confident …

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Apr 17

Early start to season leaves MLB with options to deal with rash of postponements

Scheduled matchups between the Red Sox and Orioles in Boston and the Cubs and Cardinals in Chicago on Monday became the 22nd and 23rd games to be postponed because of inclement weather this season. Monday night’s game between the Blue Jays and Royals in Toronto also was postponed because falling ice from the CN Tower …

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Apr 17

Richard Blystone, correspondent at AP, later CNN, dies at 81

AP Photo/Peter Kemp Richard M. Blystone, a longtime Associated Press correspondent who covered the Vietnam War and went on to become one of the first journalists at the CNN network even before it went on air, died Tuesday in London. He was 81. His sister, Louise Reilly, said her brother died in a hospital of …

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Apr 17

Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92

AP Photo/Doug Mills HOUSTON (AP) — Barbara Bush, the snowy-haired first lady whose plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than her husband, President George H.W. Bush, died Tuesday, a family spokesman said. She was 92. Mrs. Bush brought a grandmotherly style to buttoned-down Washington, often appearing in her …

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Apr 17

Precautionary boil water advisory in Rockcastle Co.

ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- A precautionary boil water advisory has been issued Tuesday for some Kentucky American Water customers in Rockcastle County. The advisory is for customers on Sand Springs Road in the Livingston area of Rockcastle County due to a water main break that occurred on the Mount Vernon water system that connects to …

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Apr 17

Bevin administration files motion to disqualify AG for conflict of interest in pension suit

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ)- Governor Matt Bevin filed a motion in Franklin Circuit Court to disqualify Attorney General Andy Beshear and his office from the political lawsuit filed last week against Kentuckys recently enacted pension reform law (Senate Bill 151). Government officials say Tuesdays filing lays out significant evidence that Beshear provided legal advice to the …

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Apr 17

1 dead after jet blows an engine; woman nearly sucked out

AP Photo/Susan Walsh PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Southwest Airlines jet blew an engine at 32,000 feet and got hit by shrapnel that smashed a window, setting off a desperate scramble by passengers to save a woman from getting sucked out. One person died and seven others were injured. Passengers dragged the unidentified woman back in …

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Apr 17

Waiver keeps college involved in student loan programs

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Students at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College will have continued access to federal student loans thanks to a federal waiver. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that the federal education secretary granted the waiver allowing the college to continue participating in federal student loan programs. Students at the college …

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