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Amid crises, rural roots anchor Southern Baptists’ president

Oct. 03, 2022 08:26 AM EDT

FARMERSVILLE, Texas (AP) — On the first Saturday of fall, a sweating Bart Barber trekked across a weedy pasture in search of Bully Graham, the would-be patriarch of the rural Baptist pastor’s fledgling cattle herd. With the afternoon temperature in the mid-90s, the 52-year-old...

Ford to invest $700M, add 500 jobs at Louisville truck plant

Sep. 27, 2022 15:13 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Ford will invest $700 million mainly at its Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville, creating about 500 new jobs over the next four years. The company made the announcement Tuesday after a state board approved incentives for Ford's investment in the state. ...

Cunningham has 4 TDs, Louisville thumps South Florida 41-3

Sep. 24, 2022 17:10 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Malik Cunningham ran for three of his four touchdowns as Louisville rolled to a 41-3 win over South Florida on Saturday afternoon. Cunningham put the Cardinals (2-2) comfortably ahead by halftime with TDs on four of five possessions. He had scoring runs of...

Rodemaker rallies Florida State to 35-31 win at Louisville

Sep. 17, 2022 00:46 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Pressed into duty on the road Friday night due to an injury, Tate Rodemaker lifted Florida State to yet another improbable victory. This time, the Seminoles didn’t need a blocked extra point with no time left to win as they did two weeks ago against LSU....

Judge rules in favor of Ky. teen cuffed during traffic stop

Sep. 16, 2022 13:40 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that a Louisville police officer violated a Black teenager's constitutional rights during a 2018 traffic stop when the teen was handcuffed and frisked for weapons. The teen, Tae-Ahn Lea, was pulled over by former Louisville Detective...

Kentucky Derby modifies qualifying, elevates prep races

Sep. 16, 2022 12:05 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Churchill Downs has modified paths to the Kentucky Derby and Oaks, awarding points to the top five finishers in qualifying races and increasing significance for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile and late prep season events. Most Derby prep races during the...

Unbeaten Syracuse hosts Purdue, big test for Orange defense

Sep. 15, 2022 18:19 PM EDT

Purdue (1-1) at Syracuse (2-0), Saturday, noon ET (ESPN2) Line: Syracuse by 1 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Purdue leads 1-0. WHAT’S AT STAKE? This is a game that could impact Syracuse's hopes for its first bowl...

Ky. mayor candidate who was shot at takes aim at gun auction

Sep. 14, 2022 15:12 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A candidate for Louisville mayor who was shot at by an assailant in his campaign office is pledging to crack down on confiscated firearms that police send to auction. Democrat Craig Greenberg said Wednesday that part of his plan to reduce violent crime would...

Monkeypox cases dropping, but racial disparities growing

Sep. 07, 2022 20:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Wednesday it's optimistic about a decline in monkeypox cases and an uptick in vaccinations against the infectious virus, despite worsening racial disparities in reported cases. Promising to ramp up vaccination offerings at LGBTQ Pride...

State agency to assess flood damage in 3 SE Indiana counties

Sep. 07, 2022 15:34 PM EDT

MANVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Officials in three southeastern Indiana counties have declared local disasters following flash flooding last weekend that killed one woman and damaged numerous homes and roads. Staffers with the Indiana Department of Homeland Security will now visit Ohio,...