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Monday numbers better all around with coronavirus

There was some good news regarding the coronavirus pandemic in Kentucky on Monday as the number of new cases, deaths, and the state’s positivity rate ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 6:49 am

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Kentucky’s higher number of children testing positive is a troubling trend

Kentucky saw a small rise in new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday, while the state’s positivity rate took another drop. There were 776 new ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:00 am

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Governor reports third-highest daily total with 948 cases, 9 deaths

Friday saw the third-highest daily number of new cases of the coronavirus, according to Gov. Andy Beshear. He reported there have been at least 55,704 ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Saturday, September 12, 2020 7:58 am

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$400 extra for unemployment benefits in effect

The payment process for an additional $400 per week in additional short-term unemployment benefits has begun, the state Labor Cabinet announced on Friday. On Aug. ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Saturday, September 12, 2020 7:01 am

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Kentucky surpasses 1,000 deaths from COVID-19

Gov. Andy Beshear announced that Kentucky reached a painful milestone on Wednesday as the number of people lost to the coronavirus has reached 1,000. “Over ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, September 10, 2020 7:46 am

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Kentucky marks sixth month of coronavirus

Kentucky marked the six-month anniversary of the first case of the coronavirus with a record number of cases during the past week. “The first positive ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Monday, September 7, 2020 7:28 am

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Deadliest week on record for coronavirus in Kentucky

It was another big day in new cases of the coronavirus, including 11 deaths, making this week the deadliest since the pandemic started in early ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Saturday, September 5, 2020 9:05 am

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Nearly quarter million in Ky. have requested absentee ballots

With just 60 days to go until the general election in November, hundreds of thousands of Kentuckians have already requested an absentee ballot online. As ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Saturday, September 5, 2020 6:10 am

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Beshear won’t overturn decision to allow fall sports, but remains leery

Gov. Andy Beshear said he will not overturn the decision by the Kentucky High School Athletics Association to begin fall sports practices and allow competition ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, August 25, 2020 8:36 am

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COVID-19 became personal for Rocky Adkins after father’s bout

Nearly everybody in Kentucky knows someone who has suffered from the coronavirus, and that includes the top level of Gov. Andy Beshear’s administration. Rocky Adkins, ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Saturday, August 22, 2020 8:00 am

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