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FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky's Supreme Court has agreed to take up the Democratic governor's challenge of Republican-backed laws aimed at limiting his authority to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear says political rancor has ratcheted up since his father was governor, but he's holding out hope for bipartisan progress and thinks Kentucky's economy is primed to come roaring out of the COVID-19 pandemic.

FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky's governor stood aside and let a bill become law that protects an array of businesses from coronavirus-related lawsuits. But he warned Monday that the measure is likely to draw a court challenge.

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LOUISVILLE (AP) — Democrat Charles Booker, whose unabashedly progressive campaign in Kentucky came up just short in last year's Senate primary, said Monday that he's forming an exploratory committee as he weighs a follow-up race in 2022 against Republican incumbent Sen. Rand Paul.

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LOUISVILLE (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear signed legislation Friday creating a financing plan to stimulate economic growth in western Louisville, calling it a good start to overcoming "decades of neglect.”

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky will temporarily shut down its unemployment system to bolster security protections to block an onslaught of cybercrime detected nationwide, state officials said Thursday.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed bills Wednesday directing more than $1 billion in federal relief money for big-ticket items including broadband expansion, school construction and water projects.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear signed legislation Wednesday expanding early voting in Kentucky, a rare display of bipartisan cooperation in the heart of Trump country at a time of national conflict over restrictive election measures.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — The Republican attorneys general of Kentucky and Tennessee have added their voices to those in several other states who are objecting to a provision in the $1.9 trillion pandemic aid plan that bars states from using relief money to offset tax cuts.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday “it's quite stupid” for corporations to speak out politically, intensifying his warnings for big business to stand down as Congress delves into voting rights, President Joe Biden's infrastructure package and other defini…

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky reported a weekly increase in COVID-19 cases Monday after an extended stretch of declining infections, as the governor urged vigilance to guard against another potential surge.

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LEXINGTON (AP) — U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell downplayed a new infusion of federal relief for his home state's government, questioning the need Monday as the economy looks to rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic.

PITTSBURGH (AP) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday outlined a $2.3 trillion plan to reengineer the nation's infrastructure over the next eight years in what he billed as "a once in a generation investment in America" that would undo his predecessor's signature legislative achievement of gian…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Pro-life advocates have a lot to cheer about as several pro-life bills were adopted by the General Assembly during its 2021 regular session, which ended shortly before midnight on Tuesday.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — It's no April Fools' joke: Forecasters say frigid temperatures are in store for parts of the nation's midsection.The National Weather Service posted freeze warnings extending from southwestern Kansas to northern West Virginia. It includes most of Kentucky.The weather s…

FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers finished work Monday night on a bipartisan election measure to make early voting a Bluegrass state fixture — a loosening of voting access in sharp contrast to bitter partisan battles being waged elsewhere.

LAUREL COUNTY -- A Wisconsin-based company doing business in Jackson and Clay counties is suing Representative Robert Goforth (R-89th District) in his capacity as a property owner and pharmacist for breaking a lease contract and enticing customers to use his pharmacies in order to damage the…

Torrential rains across Tennessee flooded homes and at least one church and left roads impassable, prompting dozens of people to be rescued in the Nashville area. Authorities said four bodies were found Sunday in the flood's aftermath.

FRANKFORT (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear has proposed nearly $700 million in direct aid to small businesses and low-income Kentuckians as part of a multi-layered plan he presented to lawmakers for spending about $2.4 billion in federal pandemic aid being funneled to the state.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentuckians aged 50 and up are now eligible for the coronavirus vaccine and should sign up for appointments as soon as they are available, Gov. Andy Beshear said Monday.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky's Republican lawmakers have doubled down on demanding that the Democratic governor obtain their approval before spending the massive federal pandemic relief headed to the state.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky's Supreme Court has agreed to take up the Democratic governor's challenge of Republican-backed laws aimed at limiting his authority to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear says political rancor has ratcheted up since his father was governor, but he's holding out hope for bipartisan progress and thinks Kentucky's economy is primed to come roaring out of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky has enough COVID-19 vaccine on hand to make big inroads toward achieving an inoculation benchmark tied to lifting capacity limits at most of its businesses and venues, Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday.

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FRANKFORT - A new report shows while thousands of Kentuckians waited to file for unemployment at the start of the pandemic, a group of state workers who never lost their jobs gamed the system in order to collect benefits for themselves. 

FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky's governor stood aside and let a bill become law that protects an array of businesses from coronavirus-related lawsuits. But he warned Monday that the measure is likely to draw a court challenge.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky will adhere to a pause in using the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, Gov. Andy Beshear said Tuesday as he urged people to sign up for the other vaccination options.

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LOUISVILLE (AP) — Democrat Charles Booker, whose unabashedly progressive campaign in Kentucky came up just short in last year's Senate primary, said Monday that he's forming an exploratory committee as he weighs a follow-up race in 2022 against Republican incumbent Sen. Rand Paul.

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LOUISVILLE (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear offered an incentive Monday for accelerating the pace for COVID-19 vaccinations, saying he will lift capacity restrictions at most venues and businesses once 2.5 million Kentuckians have received at least their first shot.

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LOUISVILLE (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear signed legislation Friday creating a financing plan to stimulate economic growth in western Louisville, calling it a good start to overcoming "decades of neglect.”

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky will temporarily shut down its unemployment system to bolster security protections to block an onslaught of cybercrime detected nationwide, state officials said Thursday.

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LOUISVILLE (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed a partial ban on no-knock warrants Friday after months of demonstrations set off by the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor in her home during a botched police raid last year.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed bills Wednesday directing more than $1 billion in federal relief money for big-ticket items including broadband expansion, school construction and water projects.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear signed legislation Wednesday expanding early voting in Kentucky, a rare display of bipartisan cooperation in the heart of Trump country at a time of national conflict over restrictive election measures.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — The Republican attorneys general of Kentucky and Tennessee have added their voices to those in several other states who are objecting to a provision in the $1.9 trillion pandemic aid plan that bars states from using relief money to offset tax cuts.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday “it's quite stupid” for corporations to speak out politically, intensifying his warnings for big business to stand down as Congress delves into voting rights, President Joe Biden's infrastructure package and other defini…

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky reported a weekly increase in COVID-19 cases Monday after an extended stretch of declining infections, as the governor urged vigilance to guard against another potential surge.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed an executive order Monday creating a task forced aimed at stopping unemployment fraud, as the state sees an increase in fake claims during the pandemic.

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LEXINGTON (AP) — U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell downplayed a new infusion of federal relief for his home state's government, questioning the need Monday as the economy looks to rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic.

PITTSBURGH (AP) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday outlined a $2.3 trillion plan to reengineer the nation's infrastructure over the next eight years in what he billed as "a once in a generation investment in America" that would undo his predecessor's signature legislative achievement of gian…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Pro-life advocates have a lot to cheer about as several pro-life bills were adopted by the General Assembly during its 2021 regular session, which ended shortly before midnight on Tuesday.

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Pfizer announced Wednesday that its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and strongly protective in kids as young as 12, a step toward possibly beginning shots in this age group before they head back to school in the fall.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — It's no April Fools' joke: Forecasters say frigid temperatures are in store for parts of the nation's midsection.The National Weather Service posted freeze warnings extending from southwestern Kansas to northern West Virginia. It includes most of Kentucky.The weather s…

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Flexing their political muscle, Republican lawmakers on Monday swept aside the Democratic governor's vetoes of bills to change retirement benefits for new teachers and potentially shield legislative records from public scrutiny.

FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers finished work Monday night on a bipartisan election measure to make early voting a Bluegrass state fixture — a loosening of voting access in sharp contrast to bitter partisan battles being waged elsewhere.

LAUREL COUNTY -- A Wisconsin-based company doing business in Jackson and Clay counties is suing Representative Robert Goforth (R-89th District) in his capacity as a property owner and pharmacist for breaking a lease contract and enticing customers to use his pharmacies in order to damage the…

Torrential rains across Tennessee flooded homes and at least one church and left roads impassable, prompting dozens of people to be rescued in the Nashville area. Authorities said four bodies were found Sunday in the flood's aftermath.

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BEATTYVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Thursday afternoon, workers were repairing the walls at Amy Jones' physical therapy office in Beattyville. On up Main Street, employees were carrying a shiny new steam table into Los Two Brothers Mexican restaurant.

FRANKFORT (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear has proposed nearly $700 million in direct aid to small businesses and low-income Kentuckians as part of a multi-layered plan he presented to lawmakers for spending about $2.4 billion in federal pandemic aid being funneled to the state.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentuckians aged 50 and up are now eligible for the coronavirus vaccine and should sign up for appointments as soon as they are available, Gov. Andy Beshear said Monday.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky's Republican lawmakers have doubled down on demanding that the Democratic governor obtain their approval before spending the massive federal pandemic relief headed to the state.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky can beat the president's timetable for offering COVID-19 vaccinations to every adult wanting one, Gov. Andy Beshear said Monday as the state reached an inoculation milestone.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Republican lawmakers unveiled a state budget plan Saturday that stakes out their authority over how Kentucky spends its next massive infusion of federal pandemic relief.

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