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UCF Quarterback McKenzie Milton Recovering From Nerve Damage

The family of Central Florida quarterback McKenzie Milton says he has nerve damage in his right leg, but “blood flow has been restored” and he is recovering from the injury suffered during UCF’s last game. Milton was taken off the field during the first half of the Knights‘ victory at South Florida on Friday after getting injured while being tackled. He has been treated at Tampa General Hospital.  ...Read more

Robert De Niro Confirms His Split From Wife Grace Hightower

Robert De Niro has broken his silence on reports stating that he and his wife, Grace Hightower, had separated. De Niro said on Tuesday in a statement: “Grace and I have two beautiful children together. We are entering a period of transition in our relationship which is a difficult but constructive process. I honor Grace as a wonderful mother and ask for privacy and respect from all as we proceed to develop our roles as partners in parenting.” ...Read more

Three U.S. Service Members Killed In Afghanistan Roadside Bomb Blast

The NATO-led Resolute Support mission said in a statement that three U.S. service members were killed and three wounded when an improvised explosive device detonated on Tuesday near the central Afghan city of Ghazni. A U.S. civilian contractor was also wounded in the blast and was receiving treatment with the other wounded, the statement said, giving no further details. There was no word on the circumstances of the blast. ...Read more

City adjusting its leaf vacuum collection schedule

LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 27, 2018) – Because of recent adverse weather conditions and a heavy volume of leaves, the city’s leaf vacuum collection program is running a little behind schedule. To better serve local residents, the city has, as of today, adjusted the collection schedule for zones that haven’t already been started. ...Read more

City crews continuing to treat slick spots

Lexington, Ky. (Nov. 27, 2018) – Crews from Water Quality and Streets & Roads are treating any problem areas on roadways the current precipitation may cause. Temperatures are well within the effective treatment range for rock salt. Conditions will be monitored in real-time with treatment as needed for the duration of precipitation. ...Read more

General Motors To Cut Over 14,000 Jobs In North American Workforce

General Motors announced they will be cutting up to 14,000 workers in North America, and put five plants up for possible closure as it abandons many of its car models to focus more on autonomous and electric vehicles. The reduction includes about 8,000 white-collar employees, or 15 percent of GM’s North American white-collar workforce. Some will take buyouts while others will be laid off. ...Read more

Oscar-Winning Italian Director Bernardo Bertolucci Dies At Age 77

Groundbreaking and controversial Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci has died of cancer at the age of 77, according to Italian filmmaker’s publicists. Bertolucci made his name as part of the new wave of cinema beginning in the early 1960s, and made movie history in 1972 with the sexually explicit and sensational Last Tango in Paris. He then successfully crossed over into mainstream Hollywood filmmaking with 1987’s epic The Last Emperor, which won all nine Oscars it was nominated for, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Screenplay. ...Read more