Daily Archive: April 20, 2018

Apr 20

Cold mornings and mild afternoons develop this weekend

Overview:  Mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies develop for Saturday, with high temperatures around 65 degrees Saturday afternoon.  Sunday will feature mostly cloudy skies, with a mild afternoon high temperature of 67 degrees. Temperatures stay in the 60s for next week, with the chance for scattered rain showers Monday through Friday. TONIGHT: A FROST ADVISORY …

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Apr 20

CDC expands warning in E. coli outbreak from Arizona lettuce

AP Photo/AJeff Robbins PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. Centers for Disease expanded its warning Friday surrounding a multistate E. coli outbreak tied to tainted romaine lettuce from Arizona, which has now sickened more than 50 people. The agency said information from new cases of illness prompted them to caution against eating any forms of romaine …

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Apr 20

High holiday: Pot fans join 420 smoke-out in San Francisco

AP Photo/Josh Edelson SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thousands of marijuana enthusiasts simultaneously exhaled a giant cloud of smoke that rose above San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park precisely at 4:20 p.m. Friday, the annual April 20 high holiday. An estimated 20,000 people flocked to the park’s so-called Hippie Hill for the annual 420 celebration of all …

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Apr 20

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens charged over charity donor list

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis prosecutors on Friday charged Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens with a felony for his use of a charity donor list for his 2016 political campaign, adding to the first-term governor’s legal woes. The charge of tampering with computer data is in addition to an earlier charge alleging Greitens took and …

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Apr 20

Science Says: Amount of straws, plastic pollution is huge

AP Photo/Seth Borenstein WASHINGTON (AP) — Cities and nations are looking at banning plastic straws and stirrers in hopes of addressing the world’s plastic pollution problem. The problem is so large, though, that scientists say that’s not nearly enough. Australian scientists Denise Hardesty and Chris Wilcox estimate, using trash collected on U.S. coastlines during cleanups …

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Apr 20

Colts: Trading draft picks proves assurance in Andrew Luck's future

“We traded the third pick in the draft to move back to 6,” Colts general manager Chris Ballard said Friday. “I think that said we’re pretty confident in where he’s at.” Luck’s status for the 2018 season is unknown. The quarterback has not thrown a football since October 2017, and the Colts continue to take …

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Apr 20

Who stood out?

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The UK football program wrapped up its spring session. Kentucky still has a quarterback battle; showed promise on the offensive line and needs some receivers to step up. A.J. Rose looked great in the spring game backing up Benny Snell at running back. How about the defense?  Who stood out to …

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Apr 20

Morehead State spring football update

MOREHEAD, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Morehead State spring game is set for Saturday at 6 at Jayne Stadium. Admission is free and the tailgate crowd can arrive at 2 to enjoy a full day of fun. Our Bryan Kennedy checked in with the Eagles earlier this week at practice and has a full report on …

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Apr 20

1 wounded in Florida school shooting; suspect in custody

FORT LAUDERDALE , Fla. (AP) — Panic and fear gripped another Florida school Friday when a gunman opened fire, wounding one student before being taken into custody on a day planned for a national classroom walkout to protest gun violence, authorities said. It happened Friday morning at Forest High School, which was put on lockdown, …

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Apr 20

Students begin school walkouts on Columbine anniversary

AP Photo/Charles Krupa Students from Florida to Chicago started streaming out of their schools Friday in the latest round of gun-control activism following the February shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida. The protests were chosen to line up with the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting, which left 13 people dead …

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