Daily Archive: June 29, 2018

Jun 29

Hot and muggy conditions linger through the weekend

Overview:  Hot and muggy conditions continue this weekend, with isolated rain showers and thunderstorms possible early next week. Hot temperatures linger through next week, with highs in the upper 80s to lower 90s. TONIGHT:  The muggy conditions continue, with an overnight low temperature of 70 degrees. SATURDAY: A few rain showers and thunderstorms will be …

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Jun 29

AP source: Mavs chasing DeAndre Jordan again, 3 years later

The Dallas Mavericks are making another run at DeAndre Jordan, three years after the center jilted them in free agency to stay with the Los Angeles Clippers. Jordan has opted out of the final year of that contract he signed with LA in 2015, and the Mavericks intend to pursue him as an unrestricted free …

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Jun 29

Gov. Bevin files motion urging court to fully decide constitutionality of Pension Reform Law

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ)- Gov. Bevin’s legal team filed a motion Friday urging the court to resolve whether the 2018 pension reform legislation, Senate Bill 151, violates the inviolable contract and the Contracts Clause of the Kentucky Constitution. The motion follows the lawsuit filed by Attorney General Andy Beshear attacking the pension reform bill and the …

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Jun 29

Shoot hoops not drugs

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – In its 13th year now, Shoot Hoops Not Drugs has aimed to keep kids off the streets, off drugs and on the court. For years the camp was conducted by former Cat Jeff Sheppard, but now Jarrod Polson helps run the camp. Check out the story on how Polson is trying …

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Jun 29

“He can play at the 1, 2 and 3.”

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – Shai Gilgeous-Alexander may become the poster child for how Coach Cal can develop players. SGA came in as a four-star recruit and the Cats’ second-to-last ranked recruit in last year’s class. As we all know by now, SGA would end up being a lottery pick by the Charlotte Hornets and then …

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Jun 29

The Latest: USA Gymnastics responds to more Nassar charges

The Latest on the investigation into allegations of criminal behavior by disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar at a famed gymnastics training center in Texas (all times local): 5:15 p.m. USA Gymnastics again says it is committed to “doing everything possible” to prevent future sexual assaults of its athletes after authorities in Texas indict a …

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Jun 29

UPDATE: Cynthiana man dies one day after Scott Co. crash

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Cynthiana man has died after a crash in Scott County Wednesday. According to the Scott County Sheriff, Ricky King, 48, was the passenger in a truck that rolled over on Newtown Pike. The sheriff says the driver, King’s son, swerved to avoid a deer running across the road, when he …

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Jun 29

Man illegally living in Lexington sentenced to nearly 30 years in prison

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- A man who has been illegally living in Lexington has been sentenced Friday to 353 months in prison, by U.S. District Judge Danny C. Reeves. Fernando Rafael Lara Salas, age 40, who had previously used the aliases of Jesus Ruiz Vega, Francisco Garcia and Cristobal Palacios Garcia was tried and convicted in …

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Jun 29

Kentucky receives federal grants to advance licensing reform and eliminate employment obstacles for veterans

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ)- As part of its Occupational and Licensing Review and Reform Program, the U.S. Department of Labor has awarded the Commonwealth of Kentucky two grants totaling $1.95 million. The Department of Labor says the grants will be used to review and streamline licensing requirements and address licensure challenges for veterans and transitioning service …

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Jun 29

Lane closures scheduled for New Circle Road/KY 4 in Fayette County

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways, announces that lane closures are scheduled for New Circle Road/KY 4.  The closures are necessary for concrete pours and drainage work. New Circle Road/KY 4 Friday, June 29 – 7 p.m. until 12 a.m. (midnight) a left/fast lane closure will be in effect for …

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