Daily Archive: September 21, 2018

Sep 21

King returns to SoCal roots with ownership stake in Dodgers

Billie Jean King has gone back to her roots in becoming part of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ ownership group. The tennis champion first became enamored with the team when it arrived from Brooklyn in 1958. King says she and younger brother Randy Moffitt “grew up bleeding Dodger blue” in Long Beach. Moffitt later pitched in …

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Sep 21

Gunmen kill man, wound 2 inside Acapulco beach restaurant

Mexican officials say gunmen targeted a man at a restaurant on one of Acapulco’s most popular beaches, killing the customer and wounding two other people. Guerrero state security spokesman Roberto Alvarez Heredia says the attackers stopped in a car outside the restaurant and fired at a man inside, killing him instantly Friday. The spokesman did …

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Sep 21

Laurel Co. deputies investigating after overturned lawn mower kills man

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a death where a lawn mower overturned. Deputies say this incident happened off Barbourville Road around 3:30 p.m. The coroner identified the victim as 25-year-old Carlous Timmons. Investigators say the zero turn mower started to head down a hill there when Timmons jumped off …

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Sep 21

Guatemalan migrants, Arizona residents among 8 dead in crash

Arizona residents and Guatemalan immigrants in the U.S. illegally were among eight people killed earlier this week in a head-on crash on a highway near the historic prison town of Florence, authorities said Friday. The Arizona Department of Public Safety released the names of some of the people killed in the collision late Wednesday on …

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Sep 21

Cyprus protests Turkish warship's arrest of fishing boat

Cyprus was trying to secure the release of five fishermen who were taken into custody by a Turkish warship Friday as they fished off the northern coast of the ethnically divided Mediterranean island nation. The Cyprus government spokesman, Prodromos Prodromou, said authorities had filed a protest of the detentions with the U.N. peacekeeping force in …

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Sep 21

Substantial gains continue on day 11 of Keeneland September Sale

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- A filly by Mucho Macho Man sold for $170,000 to lead Friday’s 11th session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, which realized another session of tremendous growth in gross, average and median. Keeneland sold 287 yearlings Friday for a total of $5,313,000, a 151.57 percent increase from the 11th session last year …

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Sep 21

Myanmar refugees evacuated from squalid Omaha apartments

About 500 refugees have been relocated from a Nebraska apartment complex after units were deemed unlivable. The Omaha World-Herald reports the Myanmar refugees were living at the Yale Park Apartments in north Omaha, including about 175 school-age children and dozens of toddlers and babies. City inspectors evacuated the apartments Thursday, citing of a myriad of …

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Sep 21

PSC orders credit for Delta Natural Gas customers

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Kentucky Public Service Commission has reduced the annual revenue of Delta Natural Gas Co. to reflect a federal tax cut, thereby lowering the base rate portion of the average monthly bill for residential customers. In an order issued Friday, the PSC approved a customer credit to reflect reduced federal corporate …

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Sep 21

Pennsylvania dioceses consider victims' compensation fund

Pennsylvania’s Roman Catholic dioceses said late Friday they are willing to set up a victims’ compensation fund as they face the prospect that state lawmakers will give victims of decades-old child sexual abuse another chance to sue the church. The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference issued the statement for the dioceses saying they were discussing a possible …

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Sep 21

Jane Fonda explains why even those who disagree should 'love' Trump

Even those who oppose Trump, his actions and his policies should “love him,” Jane Fonda told “The View” on Friday. “There’s too much hate,” Fonda added, explaining why we should support the president and the people who stand behind him. “We’re not going to solve any problems hating… we have to hate what they do …

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