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Another spike puts state at more than 17,000 COVID cases      

The number of cases of the coronavirus in Kentucky has now topped the 17,000 mark, with another big spike over the weekend, according to data ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 9:54 am

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Dust storm could alter air quality in state

A statewide air quality warning has been issued by the Kentucky Department for Public health due to a massive dust cloud from the Sahara Desert ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Monday, June 29, 2020 7:41 am

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3 locations opening Monday to deal with unemployment issues

The Kentucky Labor Cabinet released more details on Saturday about the three locations where Kentuckians who have had issues resolving their unemployment claims during the ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Saturday, June 27, 2020 12:37 pm

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Ky. health officials issue advisory for Myrtle Beach travelers

The state Department for Public Health issued an advisory on Thursday for Kentucky residents who have traveled to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, over the past ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, June 26, 2020 9:11 am

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Another day in long and winding unemployment line for many

For the second day in a row, hundreds of people who have unresolved issues with their unemployment stood in line for hours at the state ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, June 18, 2020 8:00 am

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Kentucky State Fair will be scaled back by virus

Gov. Andy Beshear announced earlier this week that due to the coronavirus, a scaled-back Kentucky State Fair will be allowed to take place this year ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, June 12, 2020 9:37 pm

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Beshear pledges better health care for African-Americans in Kentucky

A sharp drop in the number of new cases of the coronavirus, as well as deaths, was reported by Gov. Andy Beshear during a Monday ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Monday, June 8, 2020 9:54 pm

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Attorney general seeks to limit governor’s power

Attorney General Daniel Cameron urged lawmakers to consider making changes to the law that gives a governor emergency powers. During testimony before the General Assembly’s ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Saturday, June 6, 2020 8:25 am

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COVID-19 cases continue to be high; 289 new cases reported Friday, 8 more deaths in state

Another high number of new cases of the coronavirus were announced in Kentucky on Friday, along with the death of another healthcare worker. Gov. Andy ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Saturday, June 6, 2020 7:28 am

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Coronavirus cases up again at 295; 8 more deaths reported

Another big spike in cases of the coronavirus in Kentucky was reported Thursday at Gov. Andy Beshear’s daily press briefing. A total of 295 new ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, June 4, 2020 9:49 pm

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