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Kentucky hopes to stay on course to overhaul its outdated technology for processing jobless claims in two to three years, despite renewing its search for a company to handle the job, the state's new labor secretary told lawmakers on Tuesday.

FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky's Democratic governor on Thursday highlighted a warning from a top Trump administration health official in urging those resisting the COVID-19 vaccine to get the shots, as the delta variant causes a spike in coronavirus cases.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. and BOSTON, July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Virtual Peaker, a cloud-based energy management platform, has partnered with Enel X, the Enel Group's advanced energy services business line, to offer smart home energy solutions to utilities and their customers from coast to coast. The Virtual Peaker and Enel X teams have signed multi-device agreements to provide software and energy services for two innovative public utilities, Snohomish County PUD (SnoPUD) and Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company (MMWEC).

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear on Monday stressed a grassroots approach to increasing Kentucky's COVID-19 vaccination rate, saying “person-to-person conversations” promoting the shots are crucial as the more infectious delta variant causes “concerning signs.”

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky's governor said Wednesday that he looks forward to working with President Joe Biden's administration to “overcome the challenges” of the coronavirus pandemic.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky's Democratic governor vetoed Republican-backed bills Tuesday meant to restrict his emergency powers, saying the measures would hamper the fight to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A University of Kentucky student from West Virginia took a “Members Only” sign near the Senate chambers as she accompanied supporters of President Donald Trump in illegally storming the U.S. Capitol, according to federal court documents.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — A Kentucky man has been arrested on multiple charges related to the storming of the U.S. Capitol, including at a door where a woman was fatally shot earlier this month, federal authorities said.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Areas near the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort will be closed on Sunday in anticipation of upcoming demonstrations at statehouses nationwide, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced Friday.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky is prepared to respond to any threats in its capital city, Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday in announcing that state national guardsmen will assist with security.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky will ramp up COVID-19 vaccinations by partnering with Kroger to create inoculation centers that will expand the groups of people receiving shots, Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers gave final passage Wednesday to a bill that would curtail the statewide influence of a circuit court traditionally assigned high-profile cases involving state government.

FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky's governor on Tuesday linked signers of a petition seeking his ouster to a rally where he was hanged in effigy and to a video declaring God would strike him down for his COVID-19 restrictions on churches.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Graffiti proclaiming COVID-19 as a fraud was spray-painted on the home mailbox of Kentucky's top public health official in an action that Gov. Andy Beshear denounced Monday as an attempt to “create fear.”

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republican House leaders in Kentucky on Monday appointed a committee to consider a petition calling for the Democratic governor's impeachment for his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers began advancing budget bills Monday that are likely to undergo substantial changes as they dig deeper into setting spending priorities, beset by the unique challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's anti-abortion attorney general would be given new power to regulate abortion clinics under a bill that won final passage Saturday from the Republican-dominated legislature.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear pushed back Friday against bills to limit his emergency authority to combat COVID-19, saying one measure tying state policy to federal guidelines could backfire by resulting in shutdowns.

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LOUISVILLE (AP) — Louisville city leaders praised the former Atlanta police chief who has been hired to oversee their struggling department in the wake of Breonna Taylor's death, but some critics questioned if she was the right choice after a rocky departure from her previous job.

FRANKFORT (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear proposed an infusion of aid into Kentucky's coronavirus-battered economy on Thursday evening, announcing an ambitious budget plan that includes down-payments on his long-running goals of raising salaries for teachers and boosting public education funding.

FRANKFORT (AP) — Asserting its role in setting COVID-19 policies, the Kentucky House voted Thursday to block the governor from temporarily closing schools and businesses that comply with federal guidelines.

LOUISVILLE (AP) — Two more officers involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor have been fired — a detective believed to have fired the fatal shot and another who sought the search warrant that led to the deadly raid, authorities announced Wednesday.

FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky's Democratic governor on Thursday highlighted a warning from a top Trump administration health official in urging those resisting the COVID-19 vaccine to get the shots, as the delta variant causes a spike in coronavirus cases.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. and BOSTON, July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Virtual Peaker, a cloud-based energy management platform, has partnered with Enel X, the Enel Group's advanced energy services business line, to offer smart home energy solutions to utilities and their customers from coast to coast. The Virtual Peaker and Enel X teams have signed multi-device agreements to provide software and energy services for two innovative public utilities, Snohomish County PUD (SnoPUD) and Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company (MMWEC).

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear on Monday stressed a grassroots approach to increasing Kentucky's COVID-19 vaccination rate, saying “person-to-person conversations” promoting the shots are crucial as the more infectious delta variant causes “concerning signs.”

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FRANKFORT, Ky. - State Transportation Secretary Jim Gray manages a $2.2 billion budget and has been president of an international construction firm, two-term mayor of Lexington and Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate, but he says none of those responsibilities has been more important than…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is set to meet Monday with a group of 10 Republican senators who have proposed spending about one-third of the $1.9 trillion he is seeking in coronavirus aid, though congressional Democrats are poised to move ahead without Republican support.

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On Monday, 209 new cases of coronavirus were reported in Madison County according to Madison County Health Department's social media post following the weekend.

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UPDATE: BEREA – The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post was notified just after 5:30 am this morning, of a fatal collision on Mount Vernon Rd (US-25 S), just south of Berea.

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FRANKFORT, Ky, (AP) — A Republican-backed bill aimed at bypassing a circuit court traditionally assigned high-profile cases involving Kentucky state government has been vetoed by Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky's governor said Wednesday that he looks forward to working with President Joe Biden's administration to “overcome the challenges” of the coronavirus pandemic.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky's Democratic governor vetoed Republican-backed bills Tuesday meant to restrict his emergency powers, saying the measures would hamper the fight to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A University of Kentucky student from West Virginia took a “Members Only” sign near the Senate chambers as she accompanied supporters of President Donald Trump in illegally storming the U.S. Capitol, according to federal court documents.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — A Kentucky man has been arrested on multiple charges related to the storming of the U.S. Capitol, including at a door where a woman was fatally shot earlier this month, federal authorities said.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Areas near the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort will be closed on Sunday in anticipation of upcoming demonstrations at statehouses nationwide, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced Friday.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky is prepared to respond to any threats in its capital city, Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday in announcing that state national guardsmen will assist with security.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky will ramp up COVID-19 vaccinations by partnering with Kroger to create inoculation centers that will expand the groups of people receiving shots, Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers gave final passage Wednesday to a bill that would curtail the statewide influence of a circuit court traditionally assigned high-profile cases involving state government.

FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky's governor on Tuesday linked signers of a petition seeking his ouster to a rally where he was hanged in effigy and to a video declaring God would strike him down for his COVID-19 restrictions on churches.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Graffiti proclaiming COVID-19 as a fraud was spray-painted on the home mailbox of Kentucky's top public health official in an action that Gov. Andy Beshear denounced Monday as an attempt to “create fear.”

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republican House leaders in Kentucky on Monday appointed a committee to consider a petition calling for the Democratic governor's impeachment for his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers began advancing budget bills Monday that are likely to undergo substantial changes as they dig deeper into setting spending priorities, beset by the unique challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's anti-abortion attorney general would be given new power to regulate abortion clinics under a bill that won final passage Saturday from the Republican-dominated legislature.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear pushed back Friday against bills to limit his emergency authority to combat COVID-19, saying one measure tying state policy to federal guidelines could backfire by resulting in shutdowns.

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LOUISVILLE (AP) — Louisville city leaders praised the former Atlanta police chief who has been hired to oversee their struggling department in the wake of Breonna Taylor's death, but some critics questioned if she was the right choice after a rocky departure from her previous job.

FRANKFORT (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear proposed an infusion of aid into Kentucky's coronavirus-battered economy on Thursday evening, announcing an ambitious budget plan that includes down-payments on his long-running goals of raising salaries for teachers and boosting public education funding.

FRANKFORT (AP) — Asserting its role in setting COVID-19 policies, the Kentucky House voted Thursday to block the governor from temporarily closing schools and businesses that comply with federal guidelines.

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Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced the postponement of his scheduled State of the Commonwealth and budget address — which was slated for this evening — after the events this afternoon at the nation's Capitol. 

LOUISVILLE (AP) — Two more officers involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor have been fired — a detective believed to have fired the fatal shot and another who sought the search warrant that led to the deadly raid, authorities announced Wednesday.

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FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky will pick up the pace of COVID-19 vaccinations, Gov. Andy Beshear pledged Monday as he announced more than 2,300 new coronavirus cases and 26 more virus-related deaths.

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