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CARDINALS ADD SEVEN DATES TO 2019 THEME SCHEDULE

CARDINALS ADD SEVEN DATES TO 2019 THEME SCHEDULE

WMSK Staff

May 16th, 2019

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Tickets on Sale Now for Stranger Things Night, Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Night, 90’s Night, Sandlot Night, KMOX Day & More ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 16, 2019 – The St. Louis Cardinals have added the following seven events to its 2019 Theme Ticket schedule: ·         […]

Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet releases April 2019 unemployment report

Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet releases April 2019 unemployment report

WMSK Staff

May 16th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 16, 2019) – Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary April 2019 unemployment rate was 4 percent, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency within the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. The unemployment rate for April 2019 was unchanged from March 2019. […]

Attorney General’s Office: Report Voting Irregularities to Election Law Violations Hotline

Attorney General’s Office: Report Voting Irregularities to Election Law Violations Hotline

WMSK Staff

May 15th, 2019

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Count and location of complaints to hotline will be shown on dedicated eFRANKFORT, KY. (May 15, 2019) – The Attorney General’s office is urging Kentuckians to report any violations of Kentucky’s election laws to his office’s Election Law Violations Hotline.   As the primary election […]

Henderson Area Arts Alliance Announces 26th Season of Events at Sold Out Sneak Preview Event

Henderson Area Arts Alliance Announces 26th Season of Events at Sold Out Sneak Preview Event

WMSK Staff

May 15th, 2019

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(May 14, 2019 – Henderson  Ky) The Henderson Area Arts Alliance announced the 2019-20 season of events at a special Sneak Preview event on Monday. Fulfilling the arts organization’s mission to provide quality arts experience to all, the selections include a range of musical performers, a […]

Red Cross: Critical type O blood shortage; donors needed now

Red Cross: Critical type O blood shortage; donors needed now

WMSK Staff

May 14th, 2019

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All donors who come to give by June 10 receive a $5 Amazon.com Gift Card in thanks LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 14, 2019) — The American Red Cross has a critical shortage of type O blood and urges eligible donors to give now to help patients facing trauma and […]

Maximum Security rider banned 15 days for Derby interference

Maximum Security rider banned 15 days for Derby interference

WMSK Staff

May 13th, 2019

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Jockey Luis Saez has been suspended for 15 days for failing to control Maximum Security and causing interference that resulted in the horse’s historic disqualification as the Kentucky Derby winner. The decision by the Kentucky stewards was announced Monday by the […]

Kentucky State Police welcomes recruits to training academy

Kentucky State Police welcomes recruits to training academy

WMSK Staff

May 13th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky State Police Training Academy is welcoming 72 new recruits. A news release says the recruits are an encouraging sight to the law enforcement agency that has experienced several retirements recently. The training at the academy in Frankfort lasts 25 […]

Legendary actress and singer Doris Day dead at 97

Legendary actress and singer Doris Day dead at 97

WMSK Staff

May 13th, 2019

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By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Doris Day, the sunny blond actress and singer whose frothy roles in comedies and musicals made her one of Hollywood’s biggest stars in the 1950s and ’60s and a symbol of wholesome American womanhood, has died. She […]

Southbound Closure on US 41 Twin Bridges FRIDAY Morning, May 10th

Southbound Closure on US 41 Twin Bridges FRIDAY Morning, May 10th

WMSK Staff

May 8th, 2019

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Kentucky State Police plan to BLOCK southbound traffic on the US 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson and Evansville Friday morning, May 10, 2019. Southbound traffic on the US 41 Twin Bridges will be blocked for about 2 hours starting at approximately 9:30 a.m., CDT, on […]

PSC Denies Rate Increase to Atmos Energy

PSC Denies Rate Increase to Atmos Energy

WMSK Staff

May 7th, 2019

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Revenue-neutral rate restructuring increases customer charge, cuts delivery fee FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 7, 2019) – The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) has denied a request by Atmos Energy to increase rates, leaving the total base rate portion of the monthly bill essentially unchanged for residential […]

KSP Investigating Early Morning Fatal Wreck on Twin Bridges

KSP Investigating Early Morning Fatal Wreck on Twin Bridges

WMSK Staff

May 6th, 2019

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South Bound Traffic Impacted for Nearly Four Hours HENDERSON, Ky. (May 6, 2019) –Kentucky State Police troopers are currently reconstructing a two vehicle wreck which claimed the life of one man. Troopers were notified around 5:30 a.m. by Henderson County authorities requesting our agency to […]

Early Morning Fatal Crash Closes Southbound Twin Bridge Between Henderson & Evansville

Early Morning Fatal Crash Closes Southbound Twin Bridge Between Henderson & Evansville

Bill Stephens

May 6th, 2019

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Authorities say one person has died as the result of a two vehicle crash on the Southbound US-41 Bi-State Memorial Twin Bridge. Henderson dispatch says the crash was called in around 4:30 am CDT. Authorities say the Northbound US 41 Bridge is being closed periodically […]

Costly DQ: Maximum Security bettors lost about $9M

Costly DQ: Maximum Security bettors lost about $9M

Bill Stephens

May 6th, 2019

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bettors who wagered on Maximum Security in the Kentucky Derby only to see the colt get disqualified for interference will receive refunds. Twinspires.com, Churchill Downs’ online wagering service, tweeted that it will give back up to $10 to anyone who bet […]

Politicians look to make hay at Kentucky Derby

Politicians look to make hay at Kentucky Derby

WMSK Staff

May 5th, 2019

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The masses crammed into Churchill Downs will be fixated on 3-year-old thoroughbreds running in the Kentucky Derby. But in some sections of the famed track, another type of horse race will have politicians vying for attention — and perhaps cash to […]

Kentucky Derby shocker: Country House wins via DQ

Kentucky Derby shocker: Country House wins via DQ

WMSK Staff

May 5th, 2019

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By BETH HARRIS AP Racing Writer LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Maximum Security led the Kentucky Derby every step of the way except for the last one — into the winner’s circle. The colt became the first winner disqualified for interference in the Derby’s 145-year history, […]