Daily Archive: July 9, 2018

Jul 09

Kroger adding 250 jobs in Boone County

FLORENCE, Ky. (WTVQ) – Only nine months after opening, a Kroger distribution center in Florence will add 250 full-time associates, majority full-time roles, as the company invests nearly $18 million at the facility to support its ecommerce and digital services, the state announced today. Kroger will purchase new equipment and upgrade technology at its 674,000-square-foot facility …

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Jul 09

Kentucky mines linked to West Virginia governor are hiring

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Three Kentucky surface mines with connections to West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice plan to hire 150 employees in an area where coal jobs have declined over the past decade. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Bluestone Industries plans to begin production immediately. Bluestone said the mines are in Pike and Letcher counties and …

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Jul 09

Justin Bieber confirms engagement to 'the love of my life' Hailey Baldwin

Justin Bieber has confirmed that he proposed to model Hailey Baldwin, who happily accepted. In a lengthy post shared to Instagram on Monday, the singer called Baldwin, “the love of my life” and gushed he “wouldn’t want to spend it with anybody else.” “Hailey, I am soooo in love with everything about you!” he wrote. …

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Jul 09

7 slain at house party in suburb of Mexico's Guadalajara

Masked gunmen killed seven people at a house party on the outskirts of the west-central city of Guadalajara, authorities and Mexican media said Monday. In video interviews with local media, police official David Tovar said five women and two men were killed by gunshot wounds Sunday night at a home in Tlaquepaque, on the south …

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Jul 09

Hot and muggy for Tuesday, yet less humid by midweek

Overview:  Mostly clear skies develop overnight, with a mild overnight low temperature of 71 degrees. Hot and muggy conditions develop for Tuesday, with high temperatures around 91 degrees.  A cold front will move through Kentucky late Tuesday, bringing less humid conditions for midweek, with temperatures in the mid 80s. Friday will heat up again, with …

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Jul 09

In face of security concerns, recent attacks, Pompeo claims progress in Afghanistan

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced trip to Afghanistan Monday to see what progress has been made nearly one year after President Trump announced his new “South Asia strategy.” While he touted successes and said the strategy “is indeed working,” much of the evidence points to the contrary – a continued stalemate nearly …

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Jul 09

Roger, Serena, Rafa bring best to Wimbledon's Centre Court

They roared for Roger Federer just for showing up, greeting his arrival at Wimbledon’s main stadium as if his mere presence were enough to justify the price of admission. They clapped and yelled when Federer’s drop volley capped a 16-minute tour de force of a first set in which he won 21 of the first …

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Jul 09

WATCH: Royal baby, Prince Louis, christened at St. James' Palace

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Jul 09

Viking longship replica set to begin voyage along East Coast

A replica of a Viking longship that sailed across the Atlantic Ocean is scheduled to leave its current home in Connecticut. The 115-foot Draken Harald Harfagre is set to sail out of Mystic Seaport Museum on Monday. The Day reports that the Draken has been at the museum since 2016, where it has undergone maintenance …

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Jul 09

WATCH: Travis Pastrana replicates Evel Knievel motorcycle jumps

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