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AAA Urges Motorists to Exercise Caution During Changing Road Conditions

  • With the Lexington-area forecast calling for colder temperatures and the season’s first accumulating snow Monday night, AAA’s Roadside Rescue Team is gearing up to be sure motorists reach their destinations safely.

  • Last winter, the AAA Roadside Rescue Team answered nearly 4,500 calls in the Bluegrass area for tire problems and nearly 8,000 for battery service, two of the most common problems over the cold winter months.

·       AAA reminds motorists to be sure their vehicles are prepared for wintry conditions by putting together a winter emergency road kit, checking tire pressure, filling gas tanks to at least half full, and ensuring batteries are in good working condition. ...Read more

Missing California Hiker Found Dead On Glacier Atop Mountain

A three-day search for a California hiker ended when he was found dead on top of a glacier in Sequoia and Kings National Park. Alan Stringer, 40, of Huntington Beach, was reported missing Monday evening when he didn’t return home after a hike. Investigators found his body Thursday at the top of the Darwin Glacier, which is near the base of Mount Darwin. Stringer had just recently bought hiking equipment and took mountaineering course, and did not tell anyone his hiking plans or potential routes. His vehicle was found shortly after midnight Tuesday morning, authorities said. ...Read more

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford Out With Fractured Back Injury

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford was ruled out of Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears with fractured bones in his back.  Stafford started a team-record 136 consecutive regular-season games, which until the missed game this Sunday was the 2nd-longest active start streak in the NFL, just behind Philip Rivers. Stafford also held the 6th-longest all-time start streak behind Brett Favre, Rivers, Eli Manning, Peyton Manning and Matt Ryan. The next closest was Joe Flacco with 122 consecutive starts. ...Read more

FX Renews ‘Mayans M.C.’ For Third Season

FX has renewed its Sons of Anarchy spinoff series Mayans M.C. for a third season. Co-creator and executive producer Elgin James will serve as showrunner for Season 3, which is expected to return to FX next fall. Co-creator Kurt Sutter, who created Sons of Anarchy of which Mayans is a spinoff, was fired after an internal investigation conducted by Disney. ...Read more