Daily Archive: June 4, 2018

Jun 04

Could SCOTUS ruling impact Hands On Originals case?

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Supreme Court’s decision to rule in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to bake a cake for a gay couple is getting praise from the Family Foundation. “We recognize that it’s not a landmark decision, but it’s a step in the right direction for protecting religious freedom,” said Kent …

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Jun 04

Former 49ers wide receiver Dwight Clark dead at 61

Dwight Clark will forever be remembered for one iconic moment, his leap in the back of the end zone to make a fingertip grab of a game-winning touchdown that launched the San Francisco 49ers dynasty and is one of the most indelible images in NFL history. Clark, the author of one play simply known as …

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Jun 04

C.M. Newton passes away at 88

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ via UK Athletics) – C.M. Newton, former student-athlete and director of athletics at the University of Kentucky, passed away Monday in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He was 88. “C.M. Newton is a giant in the history of the University of Kentucky, the Southeastern Conference and in the sport of basketball,” said current UK Athletics Director …

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Jun 04

PGA Tour making stop in Central KY

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – There won’t be a lull this summer for Central Kentucky sports fans.  Right after the Quaker State 400 wraps up at Kentucky Speedway, it’s time for golf in the Bluegrass. The PGA Tour stops in at Keene Trace for the Barbasol Championship the same week as the British Open in mid-July.  …

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Jun 04

Baffert talks both Belmont Stakes horses

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Monday, June 4, 2018) – Under sunny skies and a comfortable 63 degrees, undefeated Kentucky Derby (Grade I) and Preakness Stakes (GI) winner Justify completed his serious preparations for Saturday’s $1.5 million Belmont Stakes (GI) with a five-furlong breeze over a “fast” Churchill Downs track in 1:01.40 with Martin Garcia in the saddle. …

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Jun 04

“It’s gonna be fun.”

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WTVQ) – It’s once again time for the UK men’s basketball satellite camp tour Solid Blue fans.  Monday’s big stop in E’Town was where the media got to check things out. Coach Cal was on hand for instruction and fun, plus a few autographs as well. The current Cats were also in the …

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Jun 04

Comfortable and sunny today, a little chilly tonight

Temperatures have stayed cooler today than previous days, only topping out in the mid to upper 70s with some southern counties reaching 80. It’s been a beautiful day with plenty of sunshine, a slight breeze, and comfortable. Dew points remain in the 50s, so dry air is still in place. We’ll see more sunshine Tuesday …

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Jun 04

UK men’s hoops satellite tour stops in E’Town

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WTVQ) – It’s that time of year hoops fans. The Kentucky men’s basketball satellite camp tour tipped off Monday. Coach Cal met with the media in Elizabethtown. It was plenty of fun for the kids in attendance; making memories they’ll have for a lifetime. One day they’ll likely be able to say they …

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Jun 04

Kentucky State Fair advance discount tickets now available

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – Advance discount tickets to the Kentucky State Fair are now available for purchase. According to the fair’s organizers, the discount tickets are $7 per person and parking is $5 per vehicle until August 15. Starting August 16, tickets are $10 per person and parking is $10 per vehicle. The discount tickets …

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Jun 04

Monogrammed items, just in time for the beach season!

Just time for the beach season! Mary Ginnochio and Tracey Quenon are here to talk about their new items for the summer from Mulberry & Lime and Sew Wild. Go to their website for more information. The post Monogrammed items, just in time for the beach season! appeared first on ABC 36 News. Brought to …

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