Daily Archive: August 12, 2018

Aug 12

Tyrod Taylor still starter for Browns, despite Baker Mayfield's strong debut

Mayfield made his NFL preseason debut Thursday against the New York Giants and went 11-for-20 for 212 yards and two touchdowns, including a couple of plays that reminded some observers of the things the quarterback did during his time at Oklahoma. With Mayfield showing that he wasn’t rattled on the NFL stage, many started to …

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Aug 12

Stoops says QB play has been “inconsistent”

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – Kentucky Football head coach Mark Stoops has made it clear, the Cats first scrimmage on Saturday was not good. With the Cats opening game against Central Michigan only a few weeks away, the Cats have still yet to name a starting QB. Why? Stoops says they’ve been inconsistent. Check out the …

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Aug 12

Fair cancelled due to high water

CARTER COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)-Organizers at the Carter County Fair say all is well at the fairgrounds now after rain Saturday forced them to end events early. Saturday the fairgrounds were under water. Fair organizers had to cancel all evening events and kick people off the grounds for safety. As of Sunday, the water receded and …

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Aug 12

Rain creates safety issues for boaters

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ)-Boaters out for the annual river run in Frankfort Saturday got a scare from the weather. It was a beautiful day until a pop-up shower brought about 3 inches of rain. Missy Gaines says everyone was meeting up at the end at Mulholland Beach on Ninevah Road for Land Lubbers. The heavy rain …

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Aug 12

Teen killed in Bath County crash

BATH COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- A teenager was killed in a Bath County car crash Saturday night. Just before 8 PM state police headed to the crash on Kentucky 36. They found 18-year-old Samantha Sexton from Owingsville had lost control of the Chevy Malibu she was driving. The car reportedly hit a utility pole. Sexton was treated …

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Aug 12

Rival Koreas start talks meant to set up leaders' summit

Senior officials from the rival Koreas met Monday to set a date and venue for a third summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, part of an effort to breathe new life into resolving the nuclear standoff between Washington and Pyongyang. The two leaders, who first met in …

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Aug 12

Driver left with life-threatening injuries

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- A serious crash in Lexington Sunday morning has a man in the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police say the man was driving towards Georgetown Road on Mercer Road when he hit a tree around 1:40 AM. First responders found the car in the middle of the roadway. According to officers, the man was …

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Aug 12

Traffic stop helps find stolen vehicle

LIVINGSTON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- A traffic stop in Livingston County Saturday night helped troopers find a stolen car. State police say a trooper stopped a ’96 Ford Ranger pickup while on a routine patrol in Grand Rivers around 7 PM. The trooper arrested the driver, 45-year-old Jackie Lady from Princeton, for DUI and theft. The …

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Aug 12

Nadal ends Tsitsipas' Toronto run on Greek's 20th birthday

Rafael Nadal won his 80th ATP World Tour title Sunday — and spoiled Stefanos Tsitsipas’ 20th birthday. The top-ranked Nadal beat the unseeded Greek upstart 6-2, 7-6 (4) for his fourth Rogers Cup crown and fifth victory of the year. He has 33 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 titles. “If you told me this two …

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Aug 12

China's Xi beset by economic, political challenges

As China‘s leaders gather for their annual Yellow Sea retreat, the country’s political waters are looking choppy. Chinese President and ruling Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is beset by economic, foreign policy and domestic political challenges just months after clearing his way to rule for as long as he wants as China’s most dominant leader …

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