Monthly Archive: May 2018

May 31

Hideki Matsuyama holes out on No. 17 at Memorial, shares lead

Matsuyama was in the middle of the pack at Muirfield Village when he ran off four straight birdies and then holed out with a wedge from 130 yards on the 17th hole for an eagle that sent him to a 7-under 65 and a share of the lead with 19-year-old Joaquin Niemann of Chile and …

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May 31

The Latest: Tryonn Lue says he is being treated for anxiety

The Latest from the NBA Finals and Thursday’s Game 1 (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue says he is being treated for anxiety and that the NBA playoffs bring him so much joy. Lue said before Game 1 of the NBA Finals that he realizes there are so many people dealing with …

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May 31

Rain chances continue for Friday

Overview:  Rain and thunderstorms will continue through early tonight, with gusty winds and localized flooding the biggest threats. Isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms continue for Friday, with drier conditions expected this weekend and early next week. Temperatures will generally stay in the low to mid-80s Thursday and Friday, with lower 80s for the …

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May 31

Baffert and Lukas talk Justify and Bravazo Belmont prep

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – There’s a week and change before the Belmont Stakes.  There’s a week and change before we see if Bob Baffert can win a second Triple Crown. Justify was back out on the track at Churchill Downs Thursday morning for a light gallop. Baffert calls the unbeaten Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes …

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May 31

Officials say propane torch, leaking gas caused UPS explosion

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- We now know more about what caused Wednesday’s explosion at a UPS facility in Lexington. Investigators say they believe a propane torch ignited leaking gas coming from a load of gas tanks inside a UPS truck. Fire officials say an employee was using a propane torch in the outside bay area of the …

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May 31

Anderson Co. High School graduation cancelled due to bad weather

ANDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Anderson County High school officials announced Thursday evening that graduation was cancelled due to bad weather. This statement was put on the Anderson County High School facebook page. “Due to inclement weather including flooding, high waters, downed power lines and trees blocking road ways, the Anderson County High School graduation …

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May 31

‘Throwdown’ focuses on healthy, cheap school lunches

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Some top chefs are converging in Connecticut to help answer a question being asked every day in school cafeterias across the country. What kind of tasty and nutritional dishes can be served for school lunches that students actually like and can be produced at rock-bottom costs while meeting federal government requirements? …

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May 31

Macron calls Trump’s tariffs decision ‘illegal’

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Latest on trade tensions involving the United States, the European Union, Mexico and Canada (all times local): 5 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron is calling the U.S. decision to levy tariffs on the European Union “illegal” and a “mistake.” Macron said that he deplores the U.S. action and that he plans …

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May 31

West Virginia court backs ruling in Massey shareholder suit

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s Supreme Court has upheld a ruling that prevents former Massey Energy shareholders from holding company officials liable for poor management leading up to the Upper Big Branch mine disaster. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the state’s high court voted 3-2 to uphold a ruling from Kanawha County Circuit Court. The …

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May 31

Bevin lawyer asking judge in pension case to step aside

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – An attorney for Gov. Matt Bevin is asking a judge to consider disqualifying himself from hearing a lawsuit over Kentucky’s new public pension law. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Bevin attorney Steve Pitt wrote to Franklin County Circuit Judge Phillip J. Shepherd that the outcome of the case may affect the judge’s …

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