Daily Archive: July 2, 2018

Jul 02

Beshear says State broke law by not allowing Poor People’s Campaign into Capitol

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Attorney General says the State broke the law by not allowing the Poor People’s Campaign access to the Capitol. This comes after George Brown, Attica Scott and 27 other representatives requested an opinion from Andy Beshear. Beshear says the two in, two out rule used by State Police and the …

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Jul 02

KSP conducts death investigation after man found dead near home in Knox County

BIMBLE, Ky. (WTVQ) — Police are investigating a man’s death in Knox County, after a relative found his body in a creek near his home, just off KY-3439 in the Bimble community. State Police say they were called around 6 p.m. Monday by a family member of 48-year-old Steven Vance Mills, who was found dead …

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Jul 02

Hot and muggy through Independence Day

Overview:  Hot and muggy conditions continue through Thursday, with isolated rain showers and thunderstorms possible through Thursday. The hottest day of the week will be Wednesday, for Independence Day, with highs in the low to mid 90s, and heat indices around 100 degrees.  Our best chance for rain this week will be on Friday, as …

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Jul 02

Cousins headed to Golden State

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – NBA Free Agency only started on July 1, but it has already been a crazy couple of days. For some former Cats, they now have new homes. Unless stated otherwise, the following news was all reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Demarcus Cousins has signed a one-year deal to join the Golden …

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Jul 02

LeBron's arrival transforms Lakers back into glamour show

From George Mikan to Kobe Bryant, superstars have been the Lakers’ lifeblood for decades. LeBron James is already the biggest star of his generation, and he followed a familiar path to Los Angeles’ bright lights when he decided to sign with the Lakers as a free agent. It’s no coincidence that this glamorous, 16-time champion …

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Jul 02

“It’s a different exciting.”

LEXINGTON, KY (WTVQ) – Former Cat and West Jess Colt Jarrod Polson had the opportunity to play for the Cats. He played on that 2012 national title team and played for another title in 2014. What’s he up to now? Polson was recently touring the state with “Shoot Hoops not Drugs” and we found out …

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Jul 02

“He’s a true leader.”

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – Former Cats are often remembered most for what they do in the NCAA Tournament, De’Aaron Fox is no different. That 39-point outburst against UCLA in the NCAA Tournament a couple of seasons ago was something to behold. Now, he’s going into his second season with the Sacramento Kings. He says he …

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Jul 02

“I feel like I can be a very versatile guy.”

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – Jarred Vanderbilt has made his way to his new home with the Denver Nuggets. While at UK, Solid Blue fans didn’t get to see Vanderbilt in action much, but when they did he brought energy and intensity when rebounding. What fans didn’t get to see was what he can do on …

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Jul 02

Fresh grounds for coffee: Study shows it may boost longevity

CHICAGO (AP) – New research offers fresh grounds for drinking coffee, showing that it may boost chances for a longer life. In a study of nearly half-a-million British adults, coffee drinkers had a slightly lower risk of death over 10 years than abstainers. Even those who drank at least eight cups daily appeared to have …

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Jul 02

White House declines to name court candidates

WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House is declining to name the four candidates who interviewed Monday with President Donald Trump for the Supreme Court vacancy. Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Trump is seeking a candidate who has “right intellect” and the “right temperament” and will uphold the U.S. Constitution. Sanders wouldn’t provide the names of …

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