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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky church has asked a federal appeals court to block Gov. Andy Beshear's temporary ban on mass gatherings from applying to religious services.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — At least 33 inmates at a federal prison based in Lexington have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky is partially lifting restrictions in its fight against the coronavirus with the reopening of health-care businesses Monday.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Doctors at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital’s emergency department say they believe sick people are avoiding the hospital for fear of catching COVID-19.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear signed an order Friday allowing Kentucky residents to vote by mail in the upcoming primary election, which had already been pushed back to June because of the coronavirus.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky will start a partial lifting of restrictions on medical services next week, but health care workers and patients will have to follow safeguards as the fight against the coronavirus continues.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The University of Kentucky announced plans Tuesday to lay off and furlough some employees in response to a projected $70 million budget shortfall in the coming year caused by the coronavirus.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear called on Kentucky's school districts Monday to keep classrooms closed for the rest of the academic year because of the coronavirus outbreak.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has denied a Kentucky church's bid to block enforcement of the governor's restrictions on faith-based gatherings due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky church that held in-person services on Easter in defiance of the state's coronavirus restrictions on gatherings has sued the governor to block enforcement against houses of worship.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's whiskey industry is always looking for new twists for its spirits products, but its inventiveness took a gooey turn when the coronavirus pandemic hit.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear on Friday embraced plans by the White House to lift restrictions brought on by the coronavirus, but said the state must increase its testing capacity to get there.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Nearly 400,000 Kentucky residents have filed for unemployment benefits in the past four weeks as the coronavirus caused another round of massive layoffs in the state's battered economy.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Nearly 400,000 Kentucky residents have filed for unemployment benefits in the past four weeks as the coronavirus caused another round of massive layoffs in the state's battered economy.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A proposal to add a series of crime victims' rights to Kentucky's Constitution was returned to the statewide ballot during a flurry of action by state lawmakers on Tuesday.

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FRANKFORT -- State revenues saw a sharp increase in March, but with the coronavirus pandemic causing the closing of many businesses in the latter part of the month, don't expect a continuation in April.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. — Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear used his line-item veto authority Monday to strike limited parts of the massive state budget bills passed by Kentucky’s Republican-led legislature.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky’s death toll from the coronavirus pandemic surpassed 100 with seven additional deaths reported Monday, Gov. Andy Beshear said.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Most Kentucky churches did not hold in-person Easter services, heeding warnings against such gatherings in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Early this morning, our news partners at WKYT reported an interstate closure in both directions as a response to a potential bomb threat. 

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — More than 275,000 Kentucky residents have filed for unemployment benefits in the past three weeks as the coronavirus pandemic causes widespread economic damage.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear reported 147 new coronavirus cases in Kentucky on Tuesday, the largest single-day number since the outbreak began, along with seven more virus-related deaths.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's coronavirus outbreak surpassed 1,000 cases in the past month as Gov. Andy Beshear reported 54 new statewide cases Monday and 14 more virus-related deaths from the pandemic.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A 400-bed field hospital will be set up at the University of Kentucky as health officials prepare for a potential surge of coronavirus patients, UK HealthCare officials said Friday.

FRANKFORT – A backdoor addition to a revenue bill that changes the way legal notices for local government audits and bids are brought to the public’s attention has caught Kentucky newspapers off guard.

ASHLAND, Ky. -- Boyd County and its insurance carrier have reached a $1.75 million civil settlement with the estate of an inmate who state prosecutors said died at the county jail of internal bleeding from blunt force trauma caused by corrections officers.

A reader is looking for salt rising bread, also called salt risen bread. Not a recipe, (that will come later) but a place to buy it. Please email me if you know a store that sells it.

"I've written about nature in general," said Connie Taylor, author of Plant Folklore: 120 Stories. His book discusses the folklore surrounding Appalachian flowers, evidence supporting or contradicting those tales, and what benefits the flowers have.

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FRANKFORT The Secretary of the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family services told lawmakers Wednesday that Gov. Matt Bevin might halt expanded Medicaid coverage in Kentucky if a federal court orders changes to the program delayed.

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FRANKFORT Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd Wednesday declared a controversial pension reform bill enacted in the 2018 General Assembly unconstitutional.

FRANKFORT Kentucky’s Supreme Court Chief Justice Wednesday denied a request by Gov. Matt Bevin to disqualify Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd from presiding over a constitutional challenge to a pension reform bill enacted by the 2018 General Assembly.

CORBIN — In 1944, just out of school, Keavy native Bessie Young and her sister-in-law Gene left Kentucky and moved to South Bend, Indiana, after her three brothers went off to war. Little did she know, Young would soon become an original “Riveter”, a woman working during World War II in a factory riveting and bucking on an airplane wing.  

Gov. Matt Bevin’s undeclared war against public education in Kentucky took another ugly turn last week as a stacked state school board pressured the state education commissioner into resigning.

Bishop Woods, a Murray State defensive lineman, and his fiancee, Caitlin Myers, were looking for someone to marry them and, when Racers offensive line coach Brian Hamilton mentioned to Woods that he happens to be an ordained minister, the time - a Tuesday afternoon - and the place - the 50-yard line at Roy Stewart Stadium - were perfect. 


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