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Tom Latek, Author at The Advocate-Messenger


Retail businesses hope to match last year’s holiday sales

2020 has not been the best year for Kentuckians due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and that includes retail businesses, which say it poses unusual circumstances ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, November 27, 2020 6:45 am


Kentucky records third biggest COVID total in a day, record number of deaths

Tuesday saw Kentucky’s highest single-day number of deaths related to the coronavirus, the third-highest day of new cases, and Gov. Andy Beshear said he will ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 8:00 pm


Numbers keep rising but vaccine could be ‘game-changer’

With a continued rise in the number of new cases of the coronavirus, as well as record hospitalizations on Monday in Kentucky, Gov. Andy Beshear ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, November 10, 2020 12:57 pm


Campaign aimed at helping adults to go to college

“Never Underestimate You” is the theme behind a new campaign Gov. Andy Beshear announced Monday for the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship, an effort to boost ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, November 10, 2020 12:23 pm


Traffic school, driver licensing course to be virtual until March

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced Monday in-person state traffic school and graduated driver licensing courses are being halted immediately, instead ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Monday, November 9, 2020 2:10 pm


Cameron asks U.S. Supreme Court to overturn abortion ruling

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a federal court of appeals decision that threw out a Kentucky law ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, October 30, 2020 2:32 pm


State passes 100,000 COVID cases

Kentucky has now passed the 100,000 mark for cases of the coronavirus, Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Wednesday. “But for the backlog in cases in ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 9:50 pm


‘Frightening’ total spurring Beshear to more action for counties in red

Gov. Andy Beshear said Saturday’s COVID-19 report is, “in a word, frightening, ” with 1,738 new cases, prompting new recommendations to be announced on Monday. ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Monday, October 26, 2020 9:04 am


Governor preparing for COVID surge, says situation is ‘grim’

Gov. Andy Beshear said on Tuesday that Kentucky has begun surge preparations as a state, due to the continuing increase in cases of the coronavirus ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 3:45 pm


Beshear reports 884 new cases, 11 new deaths Thursday

As of 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, Gov. Beshear said there were at least 77,455 coronavirus cases in Kentucky, 884 of which were newly reported ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, October 8, 2020 5:45 pm

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