Daily Archive: April 18, 2018

Apr 18

The Latest: Southwest pilots: 'Our hearts are heavy'

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia (all times local): 10:50 p.m. The two pilots of a Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia say their “hearts are heavy.” Captain Tammie Jo Shults and First Officer Darren Ellisor issued a statement through the airline …

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Apr 18

Sitting on “G”; waiting on “O”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Benny Snell didn’t get a full load this spring.  He’s had to tone it down in order to be ready when the fall arrives. How motivated was Snell coming off the bowl game and feeling like a chip was on his shoulder to really grind and improve this spring? And with …

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Apr 18

Wenyen Gabriel declares for NBA Draft but not hiring agent

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky men’s basketball sophomore forward Wenyen Gabriel announced Wednesday that he plans to submit his name for the 2018 NBA Draft but will not hire an agent. So long as Gabriel does not hire an agent, he will have until May 30 (10 days after the NBA Draft Combine) to make a …

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Apr 18

LeBron scores 46, Cavaliers hold off Pacers to even series

LeBron James scored 46 points and added 12 rebounds as the Cleveland Cavaliers bounced back from a poor performance in the opener by holding off the Indiana Pacers 100-97 on Wednesday night to even their Eastern Conference series at one game apiece. Dazzling from the start, James scored the game’s first 16 points and had …

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Apr 18

United Steelworkers endorse Jim Gray for Congress

Lexington, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington Mayor Jim Gray’s campaign says that the United Steelworkers union has endorsed Gray’s bid for Congress. The Steelworkers stand up for the working men and women of Kentucky, and Jim is proud to stand with them. In their letter to Gray, the Steelworkers said that the mayor “has advocated and …

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Apr 18

NASA's Tess spacecraft embarks on quest to find new planets

AP Photo/John Raoux CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s Tess spacecraft embarked Wednesday on a quest to find new worlds around neighboring stars that could support life. Tess rode a SpaceX Falcon rocket through the evening sky, aiming for an orbit stretching all the way to the moon. The satellite – the Transiting Exoplanet Survey …

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Apr 18

'That's how she's wired': Pilot lauded for handling crisis

AP Photo/Susan Walsh BOERNE, Texas (AP) — The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in a harrowing emergency landing after a passenger was partially blown out of the jet’s damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in a career where she has been one of the few women at the …

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Apr 18

Snowmelt floods roads, fields in much of northern Montana

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Runoff from a winter that approached or exceeded record snowfall across much of Montana is washing out roads, flooding fields and spilling rivers and streams over their banks much of the northern part of the state. The spring runoff and recent rain has caused the National Weather Service to issue flood …

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Apr 18

'That's how she's wired': Pilot lauded for handling crisis

AP Photo/Susan Walsh BOERNE, Texas (AP) — The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in a harrowing emergency landing after a passenger was partially blown out of the jet’s damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in a career where she has been one of the few women at the …

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Apr 18

The Latest: SpaceX rocket booster lands on floating platform

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the launch of the planet-hunter satellite Tess (all times local): 7:00 p.m. Just minutes after launching NASA’s planet-hunting spacecraft, the SpaceX rocket booster is back on Earth. The first-stage booster landed Wednesday evening on a floating platform in the Atlantic, just off the Florida coast. The Tess …

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