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McGrath To Take On McConnell

This week in Kentucky politics, Amy McGrath won Kentucky’s Democratic primary for U.S. Senate. She’ll now try to unify the ...
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Underdog Democratic Senate Candidates Nab Endorsements

This week in Kentucky politics, big endorsements came in for underdog candidates in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate. But ...
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State Prepares For Budget Cuts

This week in Kentucky politics, Gov. Andy Beshear asked state agencies to come up with plans to significantly cut their ...
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More Testing Needed As State Reopens

This week in Kentucky politics, Gov. Andy Beshear announced a new schedule of business reopenings during the coronavirus pandemic. Beshear ...
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Attorney General Cameron Threatens To Sue Beshear

This week in Kentucky politics, Attorney General Daniel Cameron threatened to sue Gov. Andy Beshear for not allowing in-person church ...
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McConnell Calls For Letting States Declare Bankruptcy

This week in Kentucky politics, Mitch McConnell said that states shouldn’t expect help shoring up their budgets during the coronavirus ...
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Legislature Wraps Up With Veto Overrides

This week in Kentucky politics, the legislature wrapped up its 2020 session with a flurry of veto overrides, abortion bills ...
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Legislature Returns Next Week

This week in Kentucky politics, Gov. Andy Beshear urged churches to not hold Easter services during the coronavirus pandemic. Senate ...
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State temporarily halts wage garnishing for UK medical bills. It should be a permanent stop.

Gov. Andy Beshear’s administration says it has stopped a harmful and possibly unlawful practice of garnishing the wages of thousands ...
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Health departments go above, beyond

In the midst of the largest and most challenging global health pandemic of our time, it is not only fitting ...
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It’s important to maintain all COVID-19 precautions

What more could be done to combat the spread of the coronavirus? National health experts continue to warn that failure ...
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Kentucky will get $2.4 billion in federal COVID-19 relief. Here’s what it pays for.

The state of Kentucky should get $2.41 billion from the CARES Act coronavirus relief package that Congress passed last month, ...
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Severe storms, high winds knock down barns, topple trees throughout Kentucky

Severe thunderstorms ripped through Kentucky Wednesday night into Thursday morning, leaving damaged homes and fallen trees around the state. Meteorologist ...
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Kentucky congressman says stimulus bill should be given time to work

Congressman Brett Guthrie said this week he supports funneling additional money into the program geared toward rescuing small businesses crippled ...
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Federal loans can help businesses through pandemic

The late Tom Petty put it well in a rock song: the waiting is the hardest part. Especially when shut-down ...
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Hopkins County COVID-19 count could reach ‘hundreds’

The fight against coronavirus in Hopkins County could wind up involving “well into the hundreds” of cases. Hopkins County Health ...
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Kentucky coronavirus updates: Money coming to Kentuckians who filed for unemployment

Kentucky saw its largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases Wednesday with 204 new cases for a total of 1,346 in ...
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‘We need it yesterday’: Kentucky nursing homes beg for support to fight coronavirus

Nursing homes that care for Kentucky's most vulnerable residents are quickly becoming the next battleground in the state's coronavirus outbreak ...
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How plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients could be used to help the critically ill

Doctors in Kentuckyand Indiana are trying to use a treatment method that's more than a century old to help patients ...
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30,000 tips flood hotline for KY coronavirus scofflaws. 18 companies closed so far.

Tens of thousands of people have called a tip line Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear set up on March 23 to ...
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‘A second pandemic.’ How Kentucky coal communities are bracing for financial crisis.

Some of the most financially-distressed local governments in Kentucky, particularly those in the state’s eastern coalfield, are bracing for large ...
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8 more COVID-19 deaths in Kentucky as cases jump by 204. Retail further restricted.

Gov. Andy Beshear announced 204 new cases of the coronavirus in Kentucky Wednesday, the highest daily increase yet, bringing the ...
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Food banks seeing dramatic increase in distribution

Food banks in Oldham County are seeing drastic increases in use as people struggle to make ends meet amid the ...
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Century Aluminum employee dies at Sebree smelter

One person is dead after an accident early Wednesday morning at the Century Aluminum Plant in Sebree. Sebree Plant Manager ...
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Audubon State Park cabins designated to house first responders in COVID-19 isolation

Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Wednesday a plan to use cabins and cottages on state park grounds for housing first ...
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Toyota extends production shutdown, releases 1,800 temp workers

The economic impact from the coronavirus continues to take its toll as Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky announced it will extend ...
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Beshear restricts number of people in grocery stores; COVID-19 cases grow by 204

There are now 1,346 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky. With 204 new cases, this is the highest jump in ...
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Fort Knox soldier talks experience on ‘The Voice,’ what’s next

For soldier and singer Samuel Wilco, faith is the thread throughout his entire life. In fact, it’s in his last ...
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Cynthiana COVID-19 survivor helps others in peril

A Harrison County man, among the first persons to test positive for the COVID-19 virus in Kentucky, donated plasma last ...
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Calvert Drive-In, an area staple, facing challenges in COVID-19 landscape

Drive-in movie theaters have been an entertaining diversion throughout the decades. But a global pandemic is challenging time-tested aspects of ...
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Teen sentenced to six years in fatal shooting

A Bowling Green teenager who was arrested after handling a gun with deadly results was sentenced Tuesday to six years ...
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Spend this time wisely

In this period of rest­r­i­c­tions, healthy at home requirements can feel confining and frustrating after a time. You’ve cleaned everything ...
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Shameful for cable networks not to air COVID-19 briefings

When the president of the United States is speaking, cable news networks have a duty and a responsibility to cover ...
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Keeping a church open doesn’t make you a Christian martyr. It just makes you selfish.

It’s hard to understand why any churches would still be holding services in person. According to Gov. Andy Beshear and ...
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KCTCS president delays retirement due to COVID-19

The Kentucky Community and Technical College System Board of Regents will delay the search for a new system president in ...
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Banks working through small business loan applications for COVID-19 assistance

Owensboro area banks have been inundated with applications from small businesses hoping to acquire a loan through a $349 billion ...
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Emergency room doctor moves into trailer to keep family safe from COVID-19

When Zach Armstrong gets off his next emergency room shift, he won't go home — or, inside it, at least ...
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Enjoy Wedesday’s weather — storms and cooler temperatures are on their way

Enjoy Wednesday afternoon's temperatures in the lower 80s. Storms are expected Wednesday evening and early Thursday morning across much of ...
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Coronavirus Looms Over Budget

This week in Kentucky politics, the legislature finally passed a budget, but they have little idea of how much money ...
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Mitch McConnell admits that Trump mishandled coronavirus response

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made a stunning admission Tuesday when he went on the "Hugh Hewitt Show" and ...
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