Daily Archive: June 7, 2018

Jun 07

KHSAA State Baseball Tournament – Day 1 recap

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Greenup County got the show rolling with a 10-0 run-rule win over Muhlenberg County at Whitaker Bank Ballpark Thursday morning. Corbin fell to Hazard 5-1 to close out early session action. The game of the day, and perhaps the tourney, featured the top two ranked teams in the state as Saint …

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Jun 07

Community wants bridge connecting Scott, Woodford Counties fixed

MIDWAY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A bridge that connects Scott and Woodford counties has been closed for nearly two years, for safety reasons. Some people don’t like the delay in fixing it, saying it has been two years too long. The problem? Figuring out how to maintain the area’s historical character. Before July 2016, people say …

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Jun 07

“People want to see him.”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – After such a build up and so many close calls over the years following Affirmed in 1978, the Triple Crown buzz hit full-on fever pitch status with American Pharoah. He did it.  Justify is looking to do it again just 3 years later to make it a second Triple Crown in …

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Jun 07

“Pace makes the race.”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Justify is on the rail Saturday in the Belmont Stakes. The Triple Crown hopeful will look to become the first from the first gate to win the 1 1/2 mile at Big Sandy since Empire Maker in 2003. There’s been some stiff competition to drive Justify in the first two legs …

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Jun 07

High-speed, multi-county chase ends in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A suspect police say led them on a multi-county chase is in custody after officers threw out spike strips, stopping his car. Kentucky State Police say it started in Laurel County on Interstate 75 when a trooper spotted a car driving erratically and tried to pull the driver over. The driver …

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Jun 07

White House visits become political litmus test for athletes

For victorious sports teams these days, the confetti and champagne are apt to be accompanied by a politically fraught question: Are you going to the White House? What used to be one of the most innocuous photo-ops in sports is anything but. Going — or not going — has become a political statement in the …

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Jun 07

House GOP in tentative deal to help ‘Dreamers’

WASHINGTON (AP) – A leader of House moderates says his group has tentatively agreed to an offer from conservatives to help young “Dreamer” immigrants stay in the U.S. legally. California Representative Jeff Denham says details remain unclear. He says there will be no final accord until moderates see it in writing and they agree with …

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Jun 07

New Mars discoveries advance case for possible life

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – New Mars discoveries are advancing the case for possible life on the red planet, past or even present. NASA scientists reported Thursday the Mars rover Curiosity has found potential building blocks of life in an ancient lakebed. The organic molecules preserved in 3 billion-year-old bedrock suggest conditions at Mars may …

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Jun 07

Lexington police have suspect in 2016 murder

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Police have identified a suspect in the 2016 murder of a Lexington woman. Police say investigators served a murder warrant Thursday for 26-year-old Jarvis D. Garrett, of Georgetown. Garrett is accused of killing 46-year-old Stephanie Mullins on August 7, 2016. Her body was found behind an apartment building on Cross Keys …

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Jun 07

Giuliani: Daniels lacks credibility because she’s porn star

LOS ANGELES (AP) – President Donald Trump’s attorney, Rudy Giuliani, says Stormy Daniels’ claim she had sex with Trump isn’t credible because she’s a porn actress. He said Daniels’ work as an adult film actress “entitles you to no degree of giving your credibility any weight.” Daniels has said she had sex with the married …

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