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Former UK star McLaughlin outsprints teammate for hurdles record

TOKYO (AP) — Sydney McLaughlin broke her world record Wednesday and won the Olympic 400-meter hurdles gold, finishing in 51.46 seconds in yet another close victory over U.S. teammate Dalilah Muhammad.

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Mask or no mask for students? Debate rages on

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The chairman of the Senate Education Committee on Tuesday weighed in on the issue of whether students should be required to wear masks as classes resume, especially given the appearance of the deadlier delta variant.

Lawmaker and her family part of ‘breakthrough cases’ with COVID

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Even if you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, you should still exercise caution, as one state lawmaker and her family recently found out.
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After decades in woods, New Hampshire man forced from cabin

CANTERBURY, N.H. (AP) — For almost three decades, 81-year-old David Lidstone has lived in the woods of New Hampshire along the Merrimack River in a small cabin adorned with solar panels. He has …
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Track records keep falling in fast Tokyo Games

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Games keep producing some of the fastest moments the world has ever seen on the track. A day after the men's 400-meter hurdles staged possibly one of the greatest …
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OVC suing EKU, Jacksonville State over non-payment of exit fees

LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) — The Ohio Valley Conference has filed a lawsuit against Eastern Kentucky University and Jacksonville State to enforce payment of “contractually required exit fees” for departing the conference.

Wainwright solid for 7, rookie Sosa homers, Cards down Twins

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright tossed seven effective innings and rookie Edmundo Sosa homered to help the St. Louis Cardinals to a 7-3 win over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday.
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Burlington pastor to be nominated as KBC president

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – Burlington Baptist Church Pastor Harold Best, who has led Kentucky Baptist churches for two decades, will be nominated to become the next president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention.

Christian baker appeals ruling on gender transition cake

DENVER (AP) — A Christian baker found to have violated Colorado's anti-discrimination law by refusing to make a birthday cake for a transgender woman has appealed the ruling to the state appeal appeals court.
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South Africa quickens vaccine drive, gets more doses from US

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The cars lined up by the strikingly modern mosque and were guided to parking bays where the drivers soon got jabs. The brisk pace at the Houghton mosque COVID-19 …
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Grammy Awards to adopt inclusion rider for 2022 ceremony

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Grammy Awards will adopt an inclusion rider, an important step toward making the premier music awards show more diverse. The Recording Academy announced Wednesday …
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South Africa quickens vaccine drive, gets more doses from US

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The cars lined up by the strikingly modern mosque and were guided to parking bays where the drivers soon got jabs. The brisk pace at the Houghton mosque COVID-19 …

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