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July 22, 2020

65-pound bighead carp caught in Kentucky River (a new record!)

Drew Franklin 4:30pm July 22, 2020 7/22/20

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There’s a new Kentucky record for bighead carp after Eddie Young of Woodford County reeled in a 65 pounder out of the Kentucky River, eclipsing the old record by one pound. Fishing Kentucky Lakes, Rivers and Creeks announced the new record on Facebook: According to KyOutdoorTV.com’s story of the catch, Young caught the fish on…

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July 20, 2020

Governor Beshear Issues Travel Advisory, Restricts In-Person Gatherings

Nick Roush 4:57pm July 20, 2020 7/20/20

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A day after the state of Kentucky recorded its highest single-day total of new coronavirus cases, Governor Andy Beshear unveiled a new round of restrictions. Kentuckians will no longer be permitted to meet with up to 49 of their closest friends. “We’re seeing too much spread from 50 people getting together in someone’s backyard,” Beshear…

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June 24, 2020

First Look: Check out Rupp Arena’s new neighbor in downtown Lexington

Drew Franklin 2:30pm June 24, 2020 6/24/20

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The renovation of Rupp Arena, the Lexington Center and the surrounding area is on pace to be completed in the year 2078, but there is some visible progress on the entertainment complex going across the street. LexLive, the massive structure promising bowling lanes, movie screens and other exciting forms of entertainment, now looks like something…

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June 23, 2020

The Top 5 Athletes from the City of Lexington according to Ryan Lemond

Nick Roush 10:30pm June 23, 2020 6/23/20

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KSR’s County Spotlight has moved to Fayette County. Unlike the other 100+ counties across the state, most listeners and readers already know a lot about the county Lexington calls home. To change things up, Ryan Lemond was tasked to create a list of the five greatest athletes to ever come from the city of Lexington.…

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May 23, 2020

Guidelines for the return of Youth Sports in Kentucky

Nick Roush 1:00pm May 23, 2020 5/23/20

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Friday afternoon Governor Andy Beshear announced guidelines specific to the return of youth sports in Kentucky. These guidelines only pertain to youth sports. The KHSAA will meet next week before it issues recommendations for high school athletes. Instead of combing through the 10-page document, allow KSR to outline some of the specifics. June 15 As…

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May 15, 2020

KHSAA Commissioner prepares “Doomsday” contingency plan for fall sports

Nick Roush 2:30pm May 15, 2020 5/15/20

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Decision-makers across the state are formulating plans to move forward out of the coronavirus lockdown. As options become clearer, one worst case scenario would radically change the high school sports calendar. Friday morning the athletics subcommittee of Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton’s economic response committee met virtually to discuss recommended procedures and guidelines for the return…

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May 14, 2020

Gov. Beshear moves up date for social gatherings and end of travel ban

Drew Franklin 6:15pm May 14, 2020 5/14/20

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Thursday’s Andy Beshear Show included great news for everyone who is tired of looking at the same couple of people every single day and wants to remember what life was like outside of the confines of our own homes. I assume that’s you. It’s definitely me. Governor Beshear dropped the good news bomb when he…

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LISTEN: Andy Beshear Discusses Reopening Kentucky on Kentucky Sports Radio

Nick Roush 12:00pm May 14, 2020 5/14/20

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Governor Andy Beshear joined Matt Jones Thursday morning on Kentucky Sports Radio to discuss the state of the Commonwealth as Kentucky prepares to reopen from coronavirus closures. Beshear’s visit to KSR is almost two months after he first appeared on the show in the wake of the cancellation of the SEC Tournament. At that time,…

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May 13, 2020

Papa John wants you to look inside his stupid mansion

Drew Franklin 2:00pm May 13, 2020 5/13/20

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As millions of people wake up wondering how they’ll make their next mortgage or rent payment, Papa John wants you to look inside his mansion. The Papa Castle, he calls it, is a 10,000 sq. ft. home in Anchorage, Ky., where the people too rich to live in the Louisville city limits live. It was…

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May 7, 2020

Governor Andy Beshear Unveils Phase 2 of Kentucky’s Reopening Plan

Nick Roush 6:30pm May 7, 2020 5/7/20

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Kentucky is one step closer to returning to a new normal from the coronavirus pandemic. Thursday evening Governor Andy Beshear unveiled the second phase of Kentucky’s reopening plan. Beginning May 22 restaurants will return to operating dine-in portions of their establishments at 33% capacity. They will also be able use all available outdoor seating. “I…

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