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NBA: Golden State Warriors beat Houston Rockets to win Western Conference title

Top Stories - May 29, 2018 - 11:28am
The Golden State Warriors produce a second half comeback to beat the Houston Rockets 101-92 in game seven of their Western Conference final.

14 names added to Kentucky National Guard memorial

Kentucky Press News Service - May 29, 2018 - 11:15am
Fourteen names have been added to Frankfort’s Kentucky National Guard Memorial. The Guard marked the new names — mostly those of World War I-era soldiers — during its annual Memorial Day ceremony 2018-05-29T09:23:03-04:00

State agency investigating boat explosion at resort marina

Kentucky Press News Service - May 29, 2018 - 11:15am
A pleasure boat was destroyed by an explosion at a western Kentucky resort marina, the state Department of Fish and Wildlife reported. Two people aboard the boat received moderate injuries but are expected to recover, the state agency reported, according to WPSD's website. The incident happened at the Green Turtle Bay Resort marina on Lake Barkley over the weekend, WKYT in Lexington reported. 2018-05-29T09:12:27-04:00

Couple found safe after getting lost on Kentucky Lake

Kentucky Press News Service - May 29, 2018 - 11:15am
A missing couple was found safe Monday night after a search by multiple agencies, according to WPSD-TV's website. Marshall County Emergency Management Director Curt Curtner told the station the couple, who are in their mid-20s, got lost and ended up in Blood River in southern Calloway County. 2018-05-29T09:09:37-04:00

Alberto may bring heavy rain today

Kentucky Press News Service - May 29, 2018 - 11:15am
The remnants of subtropical Storm Alberto moved ashore from the Gulf Coast on Monday and are expected to bring heavy rainfall to Paducah and the surrounding areas today and Wednesday. Beau Dodson with the Southern Illinois Weather Observatory said the heaviest rains will arrive today and tonight. 2018-05-29T09:02:17-04:00

Ticks have arrived – en masse

Kentucky Press News Service - May 29, 2018 - 11:15am
Bad news, Kentucky: It’s tick season once again. Even worse news: They all came out at once this spring. While it’s not known whether there are more ticks in the state in 2018 than in years past, a researcher at the University of Kentucky says the quick transition from cool weather to warm temperatures could have brought out large numbers of the blood-sucking bugs at once. 2018-05-29T08:58:52-04:00

How will Subtropical Storm Alberto affect central Kentucky's weather?

Kentucky Press News Service - May 29, 2018 - 11:15am
Subtropical Storm Alberto made landfall in the Florida panhandle on Monday afternoon which could lead to some harsh weather in parts of Kentucky on Tuesday. With remnants of the storm hitting areas such as Western Kentucky, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the late afternoon with an increase of heavy rain and possible thunderstorms in Louisville leading into Tuesday night, according to the National Weather Service. 2018-05-29T08:52:43-04:00

Holy Cross valedictorian blocked from speaking, gives speech on bullhorn

Kentucky Press News Service - May 29, 2018 - 11:15am
The valedictorian for a Kentucky high school gave his commencement address through a bullhorn outside the graduation venue after being told parts of his speech were too political. Christian Bales, now a graduate of Holy Cross High School in Covington, wasn’t told until 10 hours prior to Friday’s ceremony that he could not give his speech, according to WLWT. The school’s student council president, Katherine Frantz, was told the same. 2018-05-29T08:49:53-04:00

This Civil War battlefield in Kentucky is getting a new push for federal recognition

Kentucky Press News Service - May 29, 2018 - 11:15am
Efforts to include a Civil War battlefield in Pulaski and Wayne counties in the national park system are about to gain momentum. U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers, a Republican from Somerset, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced they will introduce legislation in June to make the Mill Springs Battlefield a national park. That has long been a dream of volunteers who have worked to preserve the battlefield, the site of the first significant Union victory in the war in January 1862. 2018-05-29T08:44:14-04:00

What police found at a Kentucky truck stop has started a weapon of mass destruction probe

Kentucky Press News Service - May 29, 2018 - 11:15am
A Kentucky truck stop was evacuated Sunday after what was apparently a pipe bomb was found in a trash can, according to Kentucky State Police. An employee of the Pilot Truck Stop at 205 Pendleton Road in Henry County called police at 2:36 p.m. Sunday after seeing what appeared to be a 6-inch long pipe bomb in a trashcan outside the truck stop, according to state police. 2018-05-29T08:33:12-04:00

Honoring the fallen — Veterans remembered during services Memorial weekend

Kentucky Press News Service - May 29, 2018 - 11:15am
The sun shone bright with barely a cloud in the sky as a group of veterans and others gathered at the Danville Memorial Gardens on Saturday for an event in honor of Memorial Day — to remember the ones who didn’t return home. Featured speaker Magistrate John Caywood, a veteran of the United States Army, shared a few stories of those who didn’t return from the Vietnam War, or those who returned completely changed. 2018-05-29T08:16:29-04:00

French Open 2018: Maria Sharapova and Garbine Muguruza through to round two

Top Stories - May 29, 2018 - 11:12am
Former champion Maria Sharapova and third seed Garbine Muguruza reach the second round of the French Open.

Hurricane Maria 'killed 4,600 in Puerto Rico'

World News - May 29, 2018 - 11:12am
A Harvard study says many deaths occurred in the months after the storm.

French Open 2018: Britain's Kyle Edmund through to round two

Top Stories - May 29, 2018 - 11:01am
British number one Kyle Edmund reaches the French Open second round with a straight-set win over Australia's Alex de Minaur.

Ex-EDL leader Tommy Robinson jailed at Leeds court

Top Stories - May 29, 2018 - 11:00am
A ban had prevented media from reporting on the 35-year-old's sentencing at Leeds Crown Court.

Grenfell Tower inquiry: Dad blames firefighters for son's death

Top Stories - May 29, 2018 - 10:59am
Paulos Tekle said his son "would likely be alive" had they not been told to stay in their flat.

Mooed awakening as cows 'invade street' in Maulden

Top Stories - May 29, 2018 - 10:56am
The cows left a "nice surprise" for a homeowner whose driveway was used as a temporary containment pen.

Anti-Brexit tycoon George Soros says EU faces 'existential crisis'

Business - May 29, 2018 - 10:51am
Brexit is "immensely damaging" and must be stopped but the EU also must change, says George Soros.

Anti-Brexit tycoon George Soros says EU faces 'existential crisis'

Business - May 29, 2018 - 10:51am
Brexit is "immensely damaging" and must be stopped but the EU also must change, says George Soros.

Father wants safety checks on glass tables after his shatters

Top Stories - May 29, 2018 - 10:27am
Darren Smith shared the story of his shattered table online and was told of many similar incidents.

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