Daily Archive: August 17, 2018

Aug 17

UPDATE: Victims released from hospital after floor collapse

UPDATE (08/17/2018) – Police tape still lines the front steps and the building is closed by order of the fire department, as the investigation into what caused the floor inside the building to collapse continues. Now, plywood covers the openings where witnesses say doors blew off when the floor collapsed Thursday. It happened inside a …

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Aug 17

‘Picnic with the Pops’ Friday performance moved to Sunday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Friday’s ‘Picnic with the Pops’ performance at Keene Meadow at Keeneland has been rescheduled due to the weather. Tonight’s performance of the  “Music of the Rolling Stones” will now be held Sunday at 7:30pm. Saturday’s performance will still go on as originally scheduled. For more information contact (859) 233-3535.   The post …

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Aug 17

Tyson Fury vs. Francesco Pianeta: What time does it start? And how can I watch?

Tyson Fury fights Francesco Pianeta on Saturday night as he continues his comeback on the heavyweight scene. It will only be Fury’s second fight since 2015 and should be a far bigger challenge than June’s one-sided win over Sefer Seferi. Carl Frampton tops the bill at Windsor Park but who else is on the card, …

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Aug 17

Former Laurel County Deputy indicted on theft

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputies have indicted a former Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy after he had been reporting false work hours on his time sheet. The sheriff’s office says 29-year-old Brandon Broughton was indicted by a grand jury Friday. Deputies say Broughton was terminated from employment and an investigation was conducted. The …

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Aug 17

Federer, Djokovic, Halep win rain-delayed matches, reach QFs

Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep made quick work of their rain-delayed matches Friday afternoon and advanced to the quarterfinals of the Western & Southern Open, facing the daunting challenge of playing a few hours later in extremely humid conditions. Several days of rain turned the quarterfinals into an endurance test. Six men’s and …

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Aug 17

Stan Lee gets 3-year restraining order against ex-adviser

Stan Lee’s restraining order against a former business manager was extended for three years on Friday, in another apparent step toward stability for the Marvel Comics mogul after a tumultuous year. A Los Angeles Superior Court judge ordered Keya Morgan to stay away from the Marvel Comics mogul and his family members, making permanent a …

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Aug 17

Best Salon in Lexington Competition: Posh Salon

Posh Salon says their committed to service. They are also dedicated to value and enjoy what they do, and they say it shows through their loyal clients. Additionally, they promise individual attention and great value. Watch to learn more about them, head over to their website, and don’t forget to vote for your favorite salon with …

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Aug 17

Fire closes New Circle Road for period of time Friday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Lexington Fire Department was called out to a structure fire Friday morning on New Circle Road near the Golden Corral. The fire department says the fire was contained and put out quickly. They also say the outer loop of New Circle Road was closed for a period of time. The road …

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Aug 17

Keeneland to host 2020 Breeders’ Cup

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) –Keeneland will be the host of the 2020 Breeders’ Cup. The Breeders’ Cup will take place Friday, November 6 and Saturday, November 7. This will be the second time that Keeneland will serve as the event’s host site. A formal announcement will take place in the Keeneland paddock at 3:00 p.m. ET …

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Aug 17

Sales director for Backpage.com pleads guilty to conspiracy

The sales and marketing director of Backpage.com pleaded guilty to conspiring to facilitate prostitution in a scheme to give free ads to prostitutes in a bid to draw them away from competitors. The plea Friday by Dan Hyer marked the second Backpage.com employee to plead guilty in cases in Arizona in which the site is …

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