Outback employee jobs could be affected

Over 1,000 Kentucky restaurant workers could lose their jobs due of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a notice from one of the largest restaurant operators. Employees at 17 locations of Bloomin’ Brands, the Tampa-based firm that owns Outback Steakhouse and Bonefish Grill among other chain restaurants, received notices on Tuesday …

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Remembering Naomi Judd, Kentucky’s Gift to Country Music

Naomi and Wynonna Judd performed in April 2000. Between 1985 and 1992, The Judds won the Grammy for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals five times. Marc Cornelison MCTs It is perhaps inevitable that Naomi Judd’s passing in late April sparked a sentiment of sentimentality among …

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The 10th anniversary of Kentucky Gives Day returns on Tuesday, May 10

Charities ask for Kentucky donations as 24 Hour Donations returns LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ/PRESS RELEASE) – Nonprofits from across the Commonwealth will participate in the tenth annual Kentucky Gives Day on Tuesday, May 10. The 24-hour online giving campaign will offer the 263 participating charities the opportunity to raise as much …

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Dylan Dreyer shares a behind-the-scenes photo from the Kentucky Derby that moms can relate to: ‘Getting the job done’

Dylan Dreyer shows that it is rarely easy to go on a trip with a baby at home. On Sunday, Dylan celebrated Mother’s Day with a behind-the-scenes photo of herself engaging in one of the less glamorous parts of breastfeeding motherhood: having to find a place to express your milk. …

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Churchill Downs 2022 Kentucky Derby Fashion Photos

The fashion was back on Derby Day after being curtailed for two years due to the COVID pandemic. With track attendance at full capacity, glamorous hats, sparkling shoes and smart outfits once again filled Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Derby. Most Louisville Racetrack fans said they bought their outfits online, …

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Dale Robinson, father of Kentucky star Wan’Dale Robinson, explains his journey from prison to business owner

Dale Robinson, father of Kentucky star Wan’Dale Robinson, has an inspirational story he shared Friday morning a week after his son was drafted by the New York Giants in the second round. The elder Robinson was a guest on “McElroy and Cubelic in the Morning” on WJOX in Birmingham, Alabama. …

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British graduate says growing up in eastern Ky. spurred her medical career

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – The University of Kentucky’s spring commencement ceremonies begin Friday morning. A graduate hopes to give back to her underserved Eastern Kentucky community after crossing the stage. Alison Porter describes her hometown of Oil Springs as your typical eastern Kentucky town. “It’s very, very small and very …

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Dermot Kennedy shares new single “Something To Someone” |uDiscover

Dermot Kennedy has shared his new single “Something To Someone”. The song marks her first release since her UK Top 20 hit, “Better days,” which came out last July. In a statement on the song, Kennedy elaborated on the meaning of the song, saying it’s “to be something for someone. …

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North Kentucky Avenue murder defendant released on ankle monitor pending further DNA testing

There could be yet another delay in the case of a Hopkinsville woman charged as an accessory to murder in the death of Calvin Taylor in October 2020. Larayna Manning was due to stand trial in December for the death of Taylor, who was found dead in his North Kentucky …

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Meet the artist behind the official Kentucky Derby poster

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — His works will forever be part of Kentucky Derby history. For Aimee Griffith, the journey from rookie artist to famous watercolorist happened almost as fast as the fastest 2 minutes in sport. What do you want to know Artist Aimee Griffith has been selected to create the …

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‘Our lives matter too’: Lexington homeless man speaks out against hate

Self says he would like to see more resources for homeless men and advocates for improvements at several local nonprofits to better care for those in need. LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – A Lexington homeless man is speaking out after saying he was the victim of neglect and hatred from townspeople. …

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Kentucky school attorney hired to be lead attorney for UVA

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — An attorney working at the University of Kentucky has been hired as the new senior attorney at the University of Virginia. Attorney General Jason Miyares revealed on Friday that Cliff Iler will become the UVA’s senior assistant attorney general and college attorney, The Daily Progress of …

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Make-A-Wish helps Ky. girl battling brain cancer become a published author

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – 42 years ago on Friday, the Make-A-Wish Foundation granted its first wish to a baby boy battling leukemia. He wanted to be a policeman for a day. Nearly 19,000 wishes later, an 11-year-old girl from Franklin County suffering from brain cancer has her dream of being …

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Rebecca Lowe to Host NBC Sports’ Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs

Keeping track of famous faces you might encounter in Louisville during Kentucky Derby week? Here is another person to add to your list. Fresh off NBC’s Olympic coverage in Beijing, sportscaster Rebecca Lowe heads to Louisville for the 148th Kentucky Derby. Lowe will host Premier League Mornings and Premier League …

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Performing live with my morning jacket at Red Rocks in 2016

Watch MMJ deliver rarities, welcome guests and pay tribute to Prince. By Nate Todd April 27, 2022 • 3:07 p.m. PDT Today marks the birthday of My Morning Jacket singer Jim James. Born James Edward Olliges Jr. on April 27, 1978 in Louiseville, Kentucky, the celebrated singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and performer …

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Road to the draft: Wan’Dale Robinson ignores the numbers

LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) — After being traded from Nebraska to Kentucky, former UK wide receiver Wan’Dale Robinson hosted one of the greatest singles receiving seasons in program history. The Frankfurt native racked up a program-high 104 receptions to go with 1,334 yards and seven touchdowns. New quarterback Will Levis …

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Beshear cites ‘drafting errors’ in scholarship bill | Kentucky News

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear on Monday cited “drafting errors” in vetoing legislation that sought to expand the use of lottery-funded scholarships. State. The Democratic governor said he supports the bill’s original intentions, including increasing scholarship funding for private education through the Kentucky Education Excellence Scholarship program. …

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Blue Grass winner Zandon arrives at Churchill Downs

LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) – After winning the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (G1) at Keeneland earlier this month, 3-year-old colt Zandon is preparing to race in the Kentucky Derby 148. Zandon wins the Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland The horse owned by Jeff Drown had been staying at Keeneland since …

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Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road partners with Horizon Community Funds for new fund

Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road (GSKWR) has established a fund partnership with Horizon Community Funds. This fund will support GSKWR’s work in leadership development for Kentucky girls. “The strength of the Girl Scouts of Kentucky and their impact on Kentucky girls, the meaningful ways they advocate for community engagement …

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2022 Kentucky Oaks Hopeful Snapshots: Kathleen O.

Welcome to 2022 Kentucky Oaks Prospect Snapshots, where I introduce the contenders for the May 6 Longines Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs, the women’s equivalent of the Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve. We’re less than two weeks away from this year’s race, and anticipation continues to build for what …

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Editorial Summary: Kentucky | Myrtle Beach Sun News

Ashland Independent Daily. April 16, 2022. Editorial: Electric Ride in Kentucky Kentucky has taken another step into the future while helping to stimulate the economy in part of the Commonwealth. Governor Andy Beshear announced Wednesday that a Japanese electric vehicle battery technology company will build a plant in Kentucky, creating …

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Top 5 Most Popular Mediterranean Restaurants in Lexington, Kentucky | restaurant review

This list is based on feedback from previous customers. Unsplash If you’re looking for a delicious Mediterranean meal, Lexington has plenty of restaurants to choose from. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at the 5 most popular Mediterranean restaurants in Lexington. Whether you fancy a lamb shawarma or …

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Thunder over Louisville’s F-22 Raptor and Mayfield’s World War II flying ace

The US Air Force’s F-22 Raptor, star of this year’s Thunder over Louisville, is a descendant of American World War II fighters like the P-40, P-47 and P-51, all flown by the air ace Herschel. H. “Herky” Green of Mayfield, Kentucky. Green, who ended the war as a lieutenant colonel, …

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Suspect in deadly Central Ky. break-in faces new charges

The man accused of shooting Jordan Morgan, 32, at the family’s Madison County mansion faces new charges, court records show. Shannon Gilday, 23, has now been charged with strangulation and assault of a prison officer, court records show. Gilday was charged on Saturday. He has a preliminary hearing set for …

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What you can and cannot bring

The Kentucky Derby Festival’s 2022 Thunder Over Louisville will take over the downtown Louisville waterfront on April 23, with a fireworks display and air show beginning at 3 p.m. For those heading to the show, here’s what you need to know about what you can and can’t bring and other …

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‘It looked like the house was going to explode:’ Eastern Kentucky family cleans up after heavy storms cause severe damage

POWELL COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) – A Powell County family cleans up with help from the community after storms last Wednesday night severely damaged the home they were staying in. Thomas Markwell and his wife Diane prepare for bed Wednesday night when heavy storms battered Powell County. “It happened so fast,” …

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Keeneland sets betting records, from Tawny Port to Kentucky Derby field

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Peter Brant’s Regal Glory pounced by longtime leader Navratilova on pole for three-sixteenths, then held off stablemate Shantisara (IRE) by a length to win the 34and $500,000 Jenny Wiley (G1) race for fillies and mares on Saturday afternoon. On a day that featured three bets, Keeneland made …

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At least 7 tornadoes hit Kentucky on Wednesday

At least seven tornadoes touched down Wednesday night in Louisville and around Kentucky, the local National Weather Service confirmed. Four of the tornadoes reached at least EF-1 intensity, according to NWS Louisville, while three other weaker tornadoes were recorded at EF-0 levels. Investigations continued Friday to determine where the tornadoes …

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Tracking severe weather conditions, tornado warnings

Severe Weather Tracking: Tornado Warnings Leave Louisville Metro A robust storm system could bring strong to severe storms to the Midwest. Updated: 11:46 PM EDT April 13, 2022 Hide transcript View Transcript IS WEEK TO REPLACE NATIONAL REQUIREMENT. >> NOW YOUR WLKY WEATHER WITH METEOROLOGIST DANIEL JOHNSON. NIDA: IT HAS …

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Kentucky big man Oscar Tshiebwe talks about the future of basketball

Oscar Tshiebwe was the unanimous college basketball player of the year, but the big man from Kentucky has more faith than any rebound he’s ever grabbed. “This year is an incredible year, I have never experienced anything like this before and that’s why I give glory to God,” he said. …

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LFCHD names ‘public health heroes’

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – At the first meeting of the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department Board of Health in two years, two community members were named public health heroes. The Board of Health annually awards the Dr. Rice C. Leach Public Health Hero Award to individuals who are dedicated to …

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Police say armed robbery suspect is in custody after driving through Lexington neighborhood

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – A man was arrested and questioned by police Saturday night after they said he robbed a Lexington subway at knifepoint. The subway was located on Pimlico Parkway near Man o’ War Boulevard and Lexington police said they received calls about the theft around 4 p.m. “I …

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Public Health Week celebrated | Lifestyles

Where we live affects the health of our communities. And we can make our communities healthier, stronger and safer! We are delighted to announce that the theme for National Public Health Week 2022 is “Public Health is where you are”. The mission of your local health department is generally to …

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Lexington road crews repair pothole-strewn streets

LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) – Several roads in the Lexington area are receiving much needed repair work. The city waited until winter ended to open hot mix asphalt plants last week and assess which roads to tackle first. Lexington uses a system called “Road Care” to determine which roads are …

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New record for strongest wind gusts set in Kentucky the night of the Mayfield tornado | Weather Blog

December 10 is a day Kentuckyans will not soon forget after a destructive, long-track tornado ripped through our state. Experts met recently to discuss a measured gust of wind that occurred that night and how it compares to state records. On the night of December 10, two Kentucky Mesonet weather …

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What has the Kentucky General Assembly done to fight inflation?

FRANKFORT, Ky. (FOX 56) – Inflation and high gas prices continue to put a strain on Kentucky families. State lawmakers tried to move several bills around to put more money in their pockets in the 2022 session. A brief state sales tax cut and a one-time tax rebate are among …

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Pearl Jam, Chris Stapleton and Alanis Morissette headline Louisville’s Bourbon & Beyond music festival | News

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Bourbon & Beyond has released the lineup for this fall’s music festival in Louisville, and it’s headlined by big names. Jack White, Alanis Morissette, Kings of Leon, Brandi Carlile, Pearl Jam and Chris Stapleton are among the big names playing at the Highland Festival Grounds at …

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Kentucky wins six events on day two of the Florida Relays | Sports

Senior Carly Hinkle clears the high jump bar during the Kentucky Invitational meet on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Shively Track and Field Stadium in Lexington, Ky. Photo taken by Jack Weaver | Staff Jack Weaver The University of Kentucky track and field team won six events on day two, …

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How the Lexington Paramedic Team Works to Prevent Overdose Deaths

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Overdose deaths in Kentucky increased 55% between 2019 and 2021. That’s one of the biggest spikes in the country, according to CDC data. A team of six Lexington social workers, firefighters and an LPD detective fought day in and day out to prevent these deaths. …

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The Spring Turkey Hunt is Coming to Kentucky | News

FRANKFURT, Ky. – As Kentucky’s winter conditions retreat, warmer temperatures provide hunters with annual opportunities to start the season with new success – and fresh meals of locally sourced wild turkeys to enjoy. This year, Kentucky’s statewide hunting seasons kick off with spring turkey season for youngsters April 2-3. The …

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City officials want your opinion on Lexington’s future

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Every five years, Lexington city officials come together to chart the city’s future and they ask for your help in bringing ideas to the table. When the historic Charles Young Center reopened in 2012 in the east, advisory board chairman Charles Fields said many believed …

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Louisville women’s basketball loses to South Carolina

WICHITA, Kansas — The Louisville women’s basketball team is just one of four teams still standing in the 2021 NCAA Tournament. The Cardinals beat Michigan 62-50 on Monday for their first trip to the Final Four since 2018. Wichita-area No. 1 seed Louisville (29-4) will face No. 1 seed South …

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From the archives: Arizona speed guards depress Kentucky coach Rick Pitino in title game | Arizona Wildcats Basketball

Kentucky coach Rick Pitino had a few words with Wayne Turner during the first half. ERIC DRAPER, Associated Press 1997 Javier MoralesThe everyday star of Arizona Editor’s note: The following story first appeared in the April 1, 1997 edition of the Arizona Daily Star. INDIANAPOLIS — Kentucky coach Rick Pitono …

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Man accused of murdering 18-year-old in Lexington has preliminary hearing

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – A man accused of shooting a teenager will go before a grand jury. Darryl Russell had a preliminary hearing in Fayette County on Wednesday morning after being charged with shooting and killing 18-year-old Darian Webb. Detectives said multiple witnesses saw Russell fire the single shot that …

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Black Oak Amp will host the Kentucky Headhunters | Entertainment

On the third weekend in May, Lampe’s Black Oak Amphitheater will host a variety of local and world-class bands, all leading up to a performance by The Kentucky Headhunters. As part of the two-day Ozark Mountain Rumble Rally on Friday May 20 and Saturday May 21, BOA is hosting a …

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The presence of Chris Rodriguez Jr at the spring ball

LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) — As the Kentucky football team moves through spring training, it does so with an interesting balance of returning offensive starters working with a new offensive coordinator. According to head coach Mark Stoops, Rich Scangarello is setting up an offense similar to what Liam Coen ran …

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Kentucky Derby in Arizona | Northern Phoenix

PHOTO COURTESY OF BULLEIT BOURBON DERBY DAYCLUB Get ready to place your bets, don your fanciest fascinator, a bespoke derby hat and stylish duds on the first night of the Kentucky Derby in Arizona. The 5th Annual Bulleit Bourbon Party returns to Turf Paradise on May 7th with a day …

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The City receives a grant to purchase bicycles for youth programming

The City of Lexington received a $13,500 grant to purchase up to 32 bicycles to use for youth programs. City staff will use the bikes to organize group rides and lessons for youth at summer camps and after-school programs. Students will learn skills in bike safety and maintenance while gaining …

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Baffert transfers 4 Kentucky Derby prospects to other coaches

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Bob Baffert has traded four of his promising 3-year-old colts to other trainers, which will earn them qualifying points for the Kentucky Derby while the Hall of Fame trainer does appealing his 90-day suspension. Baffert on Thursday traded Messier, Doppelganger and McLaren Vale to Santa Anita-based …

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Ky. man receives double lung transplant after months-long battle with COVID-19

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – After weeks in a coma, a central Kentucky man is finally going home and leaving the hospital with a new set of lungs. Victor Gonzales Villatoro is now the sixth COVID-19 patient to receive this procedure at UK Healthcare. His doctors credit their teamwork and more …

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Kentucky police who have taught in Ukraine are monitoring the conflict and sending supplies

Thick black smoke, twisting piles of debris and flat, scorched ground are all that remains of some places Michael Ward and Bryan Carter of northern Kentucky have regularly visited in Ukraine in recent years. Ward and Carter, both retired police chiefs, have spent years teaching community policing in cities and …

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Merit Weekend resumes in person, welcoming thousands to campus

LEXINGTON, Kentucky (March 22, 2022) — Over the past three weekends, more than 1,000 would-be Wildcats and their families have traveled to the Bluegrass State to learn all that is possible at the University of Kentucky during this year’s Merit Weekend. Taking place March 5-19, Merit Weekend is an event …

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2 Kentucky Women Risked Everything to Help Union During Civil War: Opinion

Garrard Countian Margaret G. Vaughn was proud of her two sons who had gone to the Civil War in the 1st Kentucky Cavalry, United States Army. So naturally, she resented having to lodge rebel officers in her home. To prevent their soldiers from stealing her horses, Vaughn stayed on her …

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Men’s tennis No. 22 is set for a road date with Kentucky’s No. 13 – Texas A&M Athletics

By: Matt Callaway, Texas A&M Athletics Communications History links LEXINGTON, Ky. –The No. 22 Texas A&M men’s tennis team is set for its first SEC road game at No. 13 Kentucky at the Boone Tennis Complex at noon (CT) Sunday. The Aggies come into the game …

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UK social work launches pandemic relief appeal and assessment center for young adoptees in Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 18, 2022) — For more than 9,000 young adoptees in Kentucky, finding a stable home has never been more difficult. In recent years, social services have had to deal with an increase in the number of cases, a reduction in staff and budget cuts. Meanwhile, rates of …

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Louisville health department chief who helped lead COVID-19 efforts dies unexpectedly

A prominent Louisville health department executive who became a familiar face during the height of COVID-19 has died unexpectedly. SarahBeth Hartlage has helped lead the fight against the virus as associate medical director. She helped run the LouVax site at the Kentucky Exposition Center, among many other things that helped …

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Missionary donating to Ukrainian refugees in Poland

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Many Kentucky communities continue to show their support for the Ukrainian people during the war-igniting Russian invasion. What do you want to know Christian Mission Ebenezer (CME) was founded in 1999 CME is affiliated with the Ukrainian Pentecostal Church of Nicholasville Currently, Alex Chubaruk is the President …

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Louder Than Life 2022: ‘Slipknot’, ‘Nine Inch Nails’ and More Iconic Acts to Perform

Good news for hard rock fans! The world’s biggest rock and roll whiskey festival is back, and this year’s lineup is bigger than ever. Louder than life 2022 announcement its headliners for this year, and some of the iconic bands will grace the Louiseville stage. According to NME, the groups …

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Kentucky House Bill Will Bring New Health Care Education Center to Owensboro

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WFIE) – Representative Suzanne Miles of Owensboro introduced House Bill 751 to address the shortage of health care workers in the state. The bill will establish the Commonwealth West Healthcare Workforce Innovation Center. It will be an upcoming facility in Owensboro that will serve as a center for …

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3 Central Kentucky high school teams aim for state title

3 Central Kentucky High School Teams Have Eye State Title 4 hours ago A woman describes the current conditions in Ukraine 4 hours ago March 14: Unhealthy diet, dogs for pain relief and paris 4 hours ago FEMA: Over $64 million in aid approved after Kentucky tornadoes 5 hours ago …

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Commentary: Educational opportunities are key to combating Kentucky’s high recidivism rate

By Erinn Broadus and Mandy SimpsonSpecial for NKyTribune Through state-level expungement and reinstatement reforms over the past few years, Kentucky has made significant progress in reducing its extremely high recidivism rate – the percentage of people returning to jail or jail. – rising from an abysmal 44.5% in 2015 to …

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Protesters march in Louisville two years after Breonna Taylor’s death

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Protesters blocked the streets of Louisville and chanted “No justice, no peace” on Sunday to mark the two-year anniversary of the police shooting of Breonna Taylor, whose death helped fuel a reckoning Racial Justice National. The march included nearly 100 people and came after relatives and supporters …

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Helping homeless people amid falling temperatures and snow

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – One day it’s sunny and it’s 60 degrees. Later in the same day, we are confronted with snow. “The thing is, it’s March in Kentucky. So we are used to it going up and down. Now what we had last night was quite dramatic,” said Ginny …

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Adou Thiero updates recruiting, talks Kentucky and Pitt interest

On Friday night, Quaker Valley senior Adou Thiero led the Quakers to a second-round state tournament win over Belle Vernon, posting another impressive stat line in front of several Division One coaches. Thiero lost 21 points, dished out ten assists, grabbed ten rebounds and blocked seven shots to help his …

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How a youth basketball league is impacting Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A youth basketball league in Lexington is changing the lives of one child at a time. Charlotte Court’s basketball organization is no stranger to many in the city. Over the years it has become proof that one person can change someone’s life. Nimbo Hammons founded …

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Women’s tennis continues to play SEC at No. 39 Vanderbilt, No. 43 Kentucky

Victoria Guerra March 10, 2022 FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The No. 65 Razorback women’s tennis team (8-3, 1-0) continues to play Southeastern Conference opponents this weekend, moving to No. 39 Vanderbilt (8-3, 0) -2) Friday and at No. 43 Kentucky (11 -3, 0-2) Sunday. In the SEC opener, the Razorbacks improved …

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Gus Englehorn releases ‘Exercise Your Demons’ music video

Montreal singer-songwriter and Official Artist of SXSW 2022, Gus Englehorn is set to release his second album Dungeon Master on April 29 via Secret City Records. It’s easily the cutest, heaviest and weirdest rock ‘n’ roll record you’ll hear this year – perhaps best demonstrated by today’s chapped and pleading …

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Kentucky falls to Ohio 9-8

British junior infielder Chase Estep continues to crash at home plate LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ/UK ATHLETICS) – Kentucky spotted Ohio with a seven-point lead in the first two innings, then erased the deficit before falling 9-8 on an overcast Wednesday afternoon in Kentucky Proud Park. The loss dropped the Wildcats to …

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Attorney General Offers Tips for Avoiding Top Kentucky Scams During National Consumer Protection Week

During National Consumer Protection Week, the Kentucky Attorney General’s Office on Tuesday announced the top three types of scams reported to the office in 2021 and shared tips to help Kentuckians avoid them. According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), last year 5.7 million Americans said they lost $5.8 billion …

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City pays $50,000 to woman who claims LMPD officer groped her buttocks and vagina during traffic stop | In depth

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – The city has agreed to pay $50,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by a woman who claimed she was groped by a Louisville Metro Police officer during a traffic stop in 2019. Kali Coates was with her boyfriend and family members when she was arrested by …

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An unusual visitor to Jacobson Park

Residents have a great opportunity to see something out of the ordinary at one of Lexington’s city parks. An American white pelican, nicknamed “Pelly” by those who have sighted it in recent months, has lived in Jacobson Park since around October 2021. “I think it’s a really good opportunity for …

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Kentucky National Guardsmen Assume Authority in Kosovo | Item

1 / 4 Show legend + Hide legend – The command team of 1st Battalion, 149th Infantry, Lt. Col. Jason Mendez, center, and Command Sgt. Maj. Will Long, right, unveils their battalion colors during a transfer of authority ceremony with multinational partners at Camp Novo Selo on March 4, 2022. …

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Men’s golf returns to action at Pinehurst No. 2

History links Live results Statistics for the 2021-22 season LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Kentucky men’s golf team is scheduled to resume action Monday at the Wake Forest Invitational at No. 2 Pinehurst. The Wildcats are part of a 12-team …

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Despite the winds, thousands sip and stroll for Tailspin Ale Fest at Bowman Field | News

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – While planes weren’t taking flights, there were plenty of beer flights Saturday at Bowman Field for the 9th annual Tailspin Ale Festival. Crowds were back on Saturday for what is considered one of the best beer festivals in the country – the first time in two …

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Green Dot Program certifies eight organizations in the region as Green Dot Spots

The Lexington Department of Social Services Green Dot Program recognizes its first Green Dot Spots. Green Dot is a nationally recognized violence prevention strategy focused on preventing power-based personal violence – domestic and sexual violence, stalking, child abuse and elder abuse. Recognized businesses and organizations in the region are: Saint-Raphael …

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Coroner identifies teen found dead in Louisville park

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified a teenager who was found shot dead in a Louisville park. Wilson Mugisha, 18, died Wednesday of a gunshot wound at EP Tom Sawyer State Park on Freys Hill Road. He was identified Friday in an update from the coroner’s office. The coroner …

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Lance Ware named to SEC Community Service Team

History links BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Kentucky Men’s Basketball Sophomore Year Lance Ware was named to the Southeastern Conference Men’s Basketball Community Service Team on Thursday. Ware is the UK representative on the 14-man squad that honors players for exemplary service to their communities. This marks the 24th …

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The Kentucky Derby Festival unveils its new features

The countdown is on and we are only 51 days away from the official launch of the Kentucky Derby Festival. And while we’re all waiting, it’s time to start talking about plans for Thunder Over Louisville, and it will be the first large-scale, in-person show since 2019. The air show …

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Lexington-Fayette Emergency Management talks about severe weather sirens and safety

During National Severe Weather Awareness Week, the Emergency Management Agency discusses what to do in the event of severe weather. LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – As we watch the devastating tornadoes of 2012 and the recent killer tornadoes in Mayfield, many are wondering how to stay safe during severe storms. Although …

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Louisville CBP officers find marijuana hidden in box of Lucky Charms cereal

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Last week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Louisville, Ky., seized four pounds of marijuana that was hidden inside a box of Lucky Charms cereal, authorities said Monday. . A CBP drug dog named “Kary” alerted authorities last Thursday to …

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Kentucky charter school problem revived in new school choice bill

On the last day to introduce bills in the Kentucky House, Republican leaders have decided to give school choice legislation another chance for the 2022 session. House Bill 9, sponsored by Majority Whip Rep. Chad McCoy, R-Bardstown, would make a series of changes to the state’s public charter school law …

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Kentucky No. 6 visits Arkansas No. 18 after Notae’s 30-point performance

Kentucky Wildcats (23-6, 12-4 SEC) at Arkansas Razorbacks (23-6, 12-4 SEC) Fayetteville, Arkansas; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTS LINE LINE: Arkansas -2.5; plus/minus is 144.5 BOTTOM LINE: No. 18 Arkansas takes on the No. 6 Kentucky Wildcats after JD Notae scored 30 points in Arkansas’ 75-73 win over the …

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Alabama defeats Nebraska, falls to Tulane on last day of Blue Gray

Montgomery, Alabama–– The Alabama men’s tennis team (4-8) wrapped up the final day of the Blue Gray National Tennis Classic on Saturday with a 4-2 victory over Nebraska (3-8) after opening the day with a 4-1 loss to Tulane (4-6). Alabama and Tulane played the doubles section of …

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Kentucky celebrates Rhyne Howard Day Sunday at Memorial Coliseum

History links LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Big Blue Nation Bat-Signal officially lights up the skies in Lexington as University of Kentucky women’s basketball awaits a momentous day Sunday at the Memorial Coliseum. The program hosts Rhyne Howard Day, honoring one of the best players in …

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The Lexington Ice Center encourages skating for all ages

LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) — The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics may be over, but the Lexington Ice Center says the fun at the rink is just beginning. FOX 56’s Krista Spadaccini laced up her skates and headed to the rink to chat with figure skating coaches Emily Manning and Beverly …

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