Daily Archive: October 1, 2018

Oct 01

Concussions drop in Ivy League football with kickoff change

Concussions plunged in Ivy League football after the kickoff line was moved to thwart what might be the game’s most dangerous play, according to a study published Monday. The aim of the 5-yard move was to have more kickoffs land in the end zone and reduce returns. That play is one of the only times …

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Oct 01

Kentucky American Water reminds customers to be aware of scams by imposters

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Kentucky American Water wants to remind customers to be wary of individuals posing as water company employees trying to gain access to customers’ homes, obtain their personal information or scam them out of money. The Federal Trade Commission reported that consumers lost a total of $328 million to imposter scams in 2017—more …

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Oct 01

Mobile mammography bus visits Lee County

LEE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to kick off the month, the Kentucky Department of Public Health is taking screenings on the road. The big pink bus is actually a mammography center. It was in Lee County today making sure those who may not be able to find a ride …

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Oct 01

New Okinawa chief embodies complexity of Japan's US bases

The celebratory crowds in Okinawa chanted the unusual first name of the southern Japanese island’s newly elected governor, shouting, “Denny! Denny! Denny!” The scene highlighted one of the first and most important questions for Denny Tamaki: How will he tackle the U.S. military presence in Okinawa as someone who is half American? Tamaki, 58, the …

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Oct 01

Warm and muggy work week ahead, with rain at times

Overview:  Lower to mid 80s develop this week, with daily chances for isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms. Tuesday looks to be the best chance for rain this week. Keeneland begins this Friday, with partly cloudy skies, isolated rain showers, and high temperatures in the mid 80s. TONIGHT: A few rain showers continue, with …

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Oct 01

Mexico City removes subway plaques on 1968 anniversary

The Mexico City government has decided to remove bronze plaques at about five subway stops that commemorate former President Gustavo Diaz Ordaz, the man who allegedly ordered the 1968 massacre of students in Tlatelolco plaza. The decision was announced on Monday, the eve of the 50th anniversary of the massacre. Diaz Ordaz was president in …

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Oct 01

UPDATE: Exit 108 on I-75 back open

UPDATE: (10/01/18 7:17 P.M.) LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Traffic officials say exit 108 on I-75 is back open. — LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ)- Officials say exit 108 of I-75 in Lexington is currently shutdown. They say a vehicle fire has closed the ramp to Man O’ War Boulevard. It is unknown how long it will be closed. …

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Oct 01

Cats play in front of sellout crowd, how did it affect them?

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – What’s it like playing in front of a sellout crowd? It will certainly get you pumped up, but maybe a little too pumped up. Coach Mark Stoops explains in the video. The post Cats play in front of sellout crowd, how did it affect them? appeared first on ABC 36 News. …

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Oct 01

McGrath raises $3.6 million in Kentucky congressional race

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Democrat Amy McGrath’s campaign says she has raised more than $3.6 million in the past three months in her effort to defeat Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Barr in Kentucky. McGrath’s campaign said in a news release it raised $3.65 million from more than 32,000 donors in the past three months. McGrath …

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Oct 01

How does Josh Allen’s play help the secondary?

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – When Josh Allen isn’t making sacks, he and the defensive line are causing the opposing quarterback to run for their lives and that leads to mistakes. The Wildcat defense had three interceptions on Saturday. What affect does this have on the secondary’s difficulty to makes plays? Check out the video to …

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