Tom Latek, Author at The Advocate-Messenger

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Kentucky’s share in opioid settlement is $460 million

Kentucky is one of the states that has announced a settlement with four pharmaceutical firms in the opioid pandemic and will receive $460 million in ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, July 22, 2021 7:06 am

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10 millionth Camry rolls off line at Georgetown

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky, Inc., is celebrating two milestones:  the 35th anniversary of its plant in Georgetown, as well as the ten millionth Camry rolling ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, July 22, 2021 7:00 am

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KSP looking to defend ‘Cruiser’ crown; Vote for ‘America’s Best Looking Cruiser’ here

The Kentucky State Police are hoping to regain the title of  “America’s Best Looking Cruiser” and say that they need your vote in order to ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 7:48 am

COVID-19

UK researchers seeking vaccinated and unvaccinated for study

LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) – The COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, as another surge of cases is taking place in Kentucky, and researchers at the ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 6:03 am

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With COVID on rise, Beshear makes mask recommendations

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – An increase of COVID-19 cases in Kentucky due to the Delta variant has led Gov. Andy Beshear and state public health ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 8:24 am

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UK researchers seeking vaccinated and unvaccinated for study

The COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, as another surge of cases is taking place in Kentucky, and researchers at the University of Kentucky are ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Monday, July 19, 2021 12:08 pm

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Vaccines urged by state experts to fight Delta variant

UK Healthcare experts are urging Kentuckians to be vaccinated against COVID-19, especially those in counties where the current vaccination rates are low, due to the ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, July 15, 2021 6:55 am

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Kentucky school districts deciding own mask guidance

Recent guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding mask usage due to the COVID-19 pandemic when school classes resume for the ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 8:18 am

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COVID-19 on increase in Kentucky again, vaccines urged

Kentucky has begun to see another uptick in COVID-19 cases, according to State Public Health Commissioner Dr. Steven Stack. During a Capitol press conference, Stack ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Saturday, July 10, 2021 9:12 pm

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McConnell, others want to keep ban on all fentanyl analogues

UK professor and allies object to mandatory minimum sentences Fentanyl, the latest scourge of the opioid epidemic, is a synthetic. That makes it relatively easy ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Saturday, July 10, 2021 8:16 pm

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