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A Birthday Party to Remember Angel Florian, from Glasgow, Kentucky, has been battling a blood disorder for more than a year. Florian and her family traveled to Louisville for what she thought was a normal appointment but turned out to be a surprise 18th birthday party.

Why You Should Sign Your Kids Up Now For Summer Camp Summer camps are in high demand for Kentucky families and it's better to sign up early rather than later.

'Kentucky Saves Week' celebrated in Frankfort Beshear proclaimed Kentucky Saves Week from February 24-29, 2020, encouraging all Kentuckians to commit to saving money. "We know that personal savings are a key to financial stability for Kentuckians of all ages and all income levels," Beshear said.

Kia recalls over 193K vehicles; fuel leaks can cause fires DETROIT - Kia is recalling more than 193,000 cars and minvans in yet another move to fix nagging problems that could cause engine fires. The largest of two U.S. recalls released by the government Thursday covers certain 2013 and 2014 Optima midsize cars.

Hagans tabbed Naismith Defensive Player of the Year semifinalist ATLANTA - Kentucky men's basketball sophomore guard Ashton Hagans remains in contention for the Naismith Defensive Player of the Year award. Hagans, the 2019 Southeastern Conference Co-Defensive Player of the Year, remained on the Naismith watch list as the Atlanta Tipoff Club trimmed its list to 10 semifinalists on Thursday.

Sunglasses provider expanding in Kentucky, adding 38 jobs Will add managerial staff and expand its distribution operations. The company is head quartered in Simpsonville and operates under the name Shady Rays. It currently employs 22 people at its headquarters. The release said the company has been approved for state tax incentives of up to $200,000.

Judge postpones lawsuit over opioid prescriptions - A judge has postponed a lawsuit filed by residents of West Virginia and Kentucky that accuses pharmacies and doctors of negligently prescribing pain medication. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports that West Virginia Judge Joseph Reeder issued an order last week canceling a trial scheduled to start March 9.

Teacher arrested, accused of sexually abusing student Derrick Elliott, a former teacher at Russell Middle School, is accused of sexually abusing a14-year-old student.

Boil Water Advisory issued for part of Lincoln County - Officials say a Boil Water Advisory has been issued for some McKinney Water District customers in Lincoln County. Officials say the advisory is for those customers located on KY Highway 1778, the South Fork area. They say this affects 70-80 customers.

Hardyville man arrested with nearly five ounces of meth A Hart County man has been arrested with nearly five grams of methamphetamine. According to the Hart County Sheriff’s Office, on Wednesday evening, after an investigation initiated by the Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force, deputies conducted.

Hooked on Science Jason Lindsey fills in for weather AND shows us some cool experiments!

Power Swabs We’ve got a solution for whiter teeth!

Ginger Zee Coming for Kentucky Derby Festival Other celebrities that have spoken at the luncheon include Hannah Storm, Mike Tirico, Seth Davis, Jay Bilas, Kenny Mayne, Dick Vitale, Terry Bradshaw, Magic Johson, and Zee's GMA co-worker, Robin Roberts.

Woodford Humane Society - Diesel Diesel is here to find his forever home, with laser focus and manners!

Aaron Torres Sports Podcast Ep. 228: Duke Loses + Quickley Emerges + Jimmy Dykes talks Hoops It's a GREAT episode of the Aaron Torres, as Aaron talks about all the big topics of the week before he is joined by ESPN's Jimmy Dykes. Highlights:. Duke Loses and Quickley Emerges: Aaron recaps a wild week in college hoops, starting with Duke's loss.

One Leitchfield man killed, another injured in double-shooting in Louisville One Leitchfield man has been killed and another injured in a double-shooting in Louisville. According to Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell, the shooting occurred Tuesday afternoon at approximately 5:15 in the 3700 block of Warren.

Tickets on sale now for Kentucky vs. Michigan in London Want to see Kentucky play Michigan in London, England on Sunday, December 6? Tickets are now on sale to the general public. The Hoophall London Showcase at The O2 is a doubleheader, with Marist College playing University of Maryland, Baltimore County at 3:30 p.m.

Sunglasses provider expanding in Kentucky, adding 38 jobs - WNKY 40 News — A Kentucky sunglasses provider is expanding with a $400,000 investment and plans to add 38 full-time jobs. A news release from Gov. Andy Beshear’s office on Wednesday said S. Rays Inc. will add managerial staff and expand its distribution operations.

Teacher arrested, accused of sexually abusing student - WNKY 40 News — A Kentucky teacher is no longer employed with a middle school after being accused of inappropriate behavior with a student. News outlets report 57-year-old Derrick Elliott was arrested Wednesday at Russell Middle School. He has been charged with second-degree sodomy in the case which a complaint states involved a student under the age of 14.

KSR Show Thread 2/27: Turn on the show! Good morning, friends, and welcome to the Thursday edition of Kentucky Sports Radio. Turn on your radio or streaming device for two hours of fun, which may or may not include some sports talk. Join in on the fun by calling 571-1080 or send a text to the KSR Texting Machine at 774-5254.

Keith Urban to host the 55th Academy of Country Music Awards - WNKY 40 News View this post on Instagram BIG NEWS! Just dropped a new song “God Whispered Your Name” AND I’ll be hosting the @acmawards on April 5th!! #ACMawards A post shared by Keith Urban on Feb 27, 2020 at 5:00am PST CBS and the Academy of Country Music today announced that reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year and 15-time ACM Award…

Today on KSR: Kentucky Beer Cheese One of the Commonwealth's tastiest homegrown products is stepping into the spotlight this summer. For one weekend the Lexington Legends will transform into the Kentucky Beer Cheese. From August 16-18 Whitaker Bank Ballpark will be the home of the Kentucky Beer Cheese.

Chefs for Success, benefiting the Salvation Army Culinary Arts Training Program An all-star roster of top Louisville chefs is staging a one-evening-only VIP meal to benefit Chefs for Success, the Salvation Army's Culinary Arts Training Program. Participating chefs for 2020 are James Moran and Aileen Brua ; Josh Hillyard ; Bobby Benjamin ; Jason McCollum ; Ming Pu ; and Cody Stone.

Sunrise Spotlight - 31st Annual Volunteer of the Year Awards - WNKY 40 News Bowling Green-Warren County Community Education is seeking nominations for their Volunteer of the Year Awards! There are three categories: Anne Grubbs Spirit of Service, Team Spirit, and Rookie. To learn more, click here.

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