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Democratic candidates for Governor debate issues

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Democrats’ three major candidates for governor faced off Wednesday night in a televised debate, broadcast on LEX 18. With “Hey Kentucky” host Matt Jones as moderator, the candidates shared their stances on issues facing the commonwealth. You can watch the entire debate here. Regarding Kentucky’s ailing pension system, House Minority Leader Rocky Adkins touted reforms…

Dress code for parents

(KPRC) Starting this month, James Madison High School, in Houston, Texas, will be enforcing a dress code that will affect students and their parents. School Principal, Carlotta Outley Brown addressed guests and parents on its new dress code in a letter that stated: “Parents, we do value you as a partner in your child’s education. You are your child’s first…

Trump “fighting all the subpoenas”

(NBC News) President Trump vowed Wednesday he is “fighting all the subpoenas” issued by Congress and will block White House officials from testifying before any investigative committees. House Democrats are seeking everything from his financial records to testimony from White House aides following the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s redacted Russia report. The president told the Washington Post he…

E. coli outbreak linked to ground beef expands

Be cautious with your ground beef.....the E. Coli outbreak is growing.

(CNN) – The E. coli outbreak in the US spreads to ten states. Federal officials now say more than 150-people have been infected with the disease. The illness is linked to tainted ground beef eaten at home as well as restaurants. Twenty of the victims had to be hospitalized. No fatalities have been reported, according to the CDC. The states…

Ex-boyfriend found living in woman’s attic

(WPXI) Police in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania say a man spent weeks hiding in his ex-girlfriend’s attic before entering her bedroom and attacking her. “I feel like this is going to affect me for the rest of my life,” the woman said. She does not want to be identified, but did share what happened to her. “I had an intuition about it…

Arizona officers disciplined for on-camera beating

(KPNX/NBC News) Four Mesa, Arizona police officers have been disciplined for their role in a May 2018 beating that was caught on camera. Officers repeatedly punched Robert Johnson, eventually knocking him unconscious, while responding to a break-in call at a Mesa apartment building. Johnson was not the suspect. He had been asked to sit down by officers, but leaned against…

Albuquerque mourns slain mailman

(KOB/NBC News) Residents of Albuquerque, New Mexico are morning the loss of an heroic mailman gunned down as he tried to protect a woman who lives on his route. 47-year-old Jose Hernandez was shot and killed on Monday in a southwest Albuquerque neighborhood. The army veteran had worked for the postal service for 12 years and was a father of…

Watch your step: Jellyfish wash ashore

(WMBF) On your next trip to the beach on South Carolina’s Grand Strand, you may want to keep an eye on where you step. Jellyfish are washing up along the beaches. “They are affected by the wind and currents, and of course if storms pop up and everything, that can kind of bring them in as well,” says Battalion Chief…

Early fumigation kills beloved cat

(WFLA) A St. Petersburg, Florida woman says her cat is dead after a pest control company showed up too early to tent her home for termites. Caroline Stadler recently moved into a home and discovered termites. Like many homeowners, she learned the most effective way to get rid of the termites is to hire a pest control company to tent…