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University of Kentucky to reopen campus for fall semester

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The University of Kentucky plans to resume in-person classes on its Lexington campus for the fall semester starting in August. The school’s president made the announcement in an email message to the campus community Friday. UK President Eli Capilouto outlined plans to “reinvent normal” in the age of the coronavirus at the university. He says four…

R.D. Hubbard, horse racing breeder, executive, dies at 84

Photo Credit: NBC Palm SpringsLOS ANGELES (AP) — R.D. Hubbard, who bred, owned and raced thoroughbred and quarter horses and was an influential executive in the racing industry, has died. He was 84. Hubbard died at his home in Palm Desert, California. He had been in declining health. Hubbard was chairman of Hollywood Park in Inglewood, California, in the early…

Housing authorities receive federal coronavirus funding

WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Thursday day that housing authorities in more than 100 Kentucky communities are receiving a total of $12,596,159 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The federal funding was made available by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act also called the CARES Act. It will be used…

Police: 4 Amish children killed, 1 missing in buggy accident

BATH COUNTY, Ky. (AP) — Authorities in Kentucky say four children died, and one is missing, after a horse and buggy carrying an Amish family was swept away while trying to cross a low-water bridge over a flooded creek. Kentucky State Police say all six people were swept away when the buggy overturned in the muddy brown water in Bath…

McConnell open to state aid in next virus relief package

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shifting tone, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell now says he is “open” to considering additional funds for state and local governments in the next coronavirus relief bill. Democrats want more than $500 billion to help states cover the sudden extra costs of police, fire and other front-line workers. McConnell faced criticism from governors over his suggestion that…

CBS announces premiere dates for two new reality series, “Game On!” and “Tough As Nails”

CBS announced today the series premiere dates for two new reality series. The comedic game show GAME ON!, hosted by Keegan-Michael Key, from Fulwell 73 executive producers Ben Winston and James Corden, will debut Wednesday, May 20 (7PM). The reality competition series TOUGH AS NAILS, from executive producer Phil Keoghan, will premiere Wednesday, July 8 (8PM), on the CBS Television…

Romance Novelist Accused Of Murdering Husband Seeks COVID-19 Release

Newly available court documents detail the case against a Portland romance novelist who detectives believe killed her husband, a beloved Oregon Culinary Institute chef instructor, in 2018. KGW's Tim Gordon reports.

(KGW/NBC News) Newly available court documents detail the case against a Portland romance novelist who detectives believe killed her husband, a beloved Oregon Culinary Institute chef instructor, in 2018. A bail hearing for 69-year-old Nancy Crampton-Brophy was held Tuesday morning. Her lawyers argue she should be moved out of jail and into home detention during the COVID-19 pandemic. They say…