Daily Archive: June 19, 2018

Jun 19

Grant County receives emergency road money

WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (WTVQ) – Grant County Fiscal Court will receive $178,728 in County Road Aid emergency money from the state to repair three slides, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. The slide areas are: -CR 1142 (Delaney Road) – .2 mile north of US 25 at the .250 mile-marker – $93,374.00 -CR 1330 (Sipple Road) …

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Jun 19

Fire forces cancellation of ‘Waitress’ musical in Louisville

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A fire at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts has forced the cancellation of a musical scheduled for next week. PNC Broadway President Leslie Broecker said the production of “Waitress” won’t be rescheduled and tickets will be refunded. No one was injured in the fire on June 13. But state …

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Jun 19

Hashtag movement helps young girl battling cancer

MEMPHIS, TN (WTVQ) – Seven year old Kinlee Johnson, of McDonough, Georgia, may be missing some hair and her two front teeth, but what she isn’t missing is courage, determination and fight. “She’s a warrior.  She is the bravest little girl I’ve ever met,” said her father, Danny Johnson. Danny and his wife Nicole knew something …

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Jun 19

Lexington’s finest honored at awards banquet

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Officials honored Lexington law enforcement officers that went beyond the call of protect and serve. “Among those honored was Greg Muravchick, Chief of Police at Transylvania University. He’s credited for stopping a machete attack at a coffee shop without using deadly force with employees and students nearby. The 40 year law …

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Jun 19

Twin brothers reunited 74 years after WWII death at Normandy

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) – For decades, he was known only as Unknown X-9352 at a World War II American cemetery in Belgium where he was interred. On Tuesday, the American soldier would have his identity recovered – and be reunited with his twin brother in Normandy, where the two Navy men died together when their …

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Jun 19

Temperatures will stay warm, with more rain chances possible

Overview:  Warm and muggy conditions continue this week, with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms possible each day. TONIGHT:  The warm and muggy nights continue, with a low of 71 degrees. WEDNESDAY: Partly to mostly cloudy skies and scattered rain showers and thunderstorms develop, with a high of 87 degrees. WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy skies and …

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Jun 19

Marine Murder Trial Day 4: Prosecutors say a New York Yankees hat could link defendants to murder

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- It is day 4 of the capitol murder trial for the two suspects charged with the shooting death of 26-year-old marine Jonathan Price. 26-year-old Quincinio Canada and 34-year-old Dawan Mulazim are accused of shooting Price and his wife outside of Austin City Saloon during a robbery back in 2014. Today the prosecution continued …

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Jun 19

Russian fans celebrate once-maligned team as heroes

What a transformation. Russia’s World Cup soccer team, metamorphosed from national laughingstock to heroes of the motherland in less than a week. And no one is more stunned than their own fans. Chants of “Ro-see-ya! Ro-see-ya!” reverberated through the St. Petersburg Stadium and along the nearby wind-whipped shores of the Baltic on Tuesday after Russia …

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Jun 19

London police say no serious injuries in minor subway blast

LONDON (AP) – London police are investigating a small explosion at a London Underground station. Police said they are not aware of any serious injuries in what the force called a “minor explosion” at Southgate Tube station Tuesday evening. Police said officers remain on the scene and are investigating. British Transport Police say a “small …

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Jun 19

US could back 1st pot-derived medicine

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (AP) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to decide soon whether to give its first approval to a prescription drug made from the marijuana plant. But parents who have used other products containing chemicals from the plant to treat their children’s severe forms of epilepsy are feeling more cautious …

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