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Associated Press (AP) — A federal court halted Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear's recent coronavirus-related suspension of in-person classes at religious schools, a victory for state Attorney General Daniel Cameron. Beshear has appealed the ruling to the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals and …
LOUISVILLE, Ky (AP) — Concerned about the risks of large gatherings amid surging coroavirus cases, Gov. Andy Beshear implored Kentuckians on Wednesday to keep Thanksgiving celebrations small and avoid traveling. “Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays, and usually we get together …
Recent editorials from Kentucky newspapers: ___ Nov. 19 The Daily Independent on the coronavirus pandemic during the holidays: One of the late Yogi Berra’s famous phrases rings true these days: “It’s like deja vu all over again.” Aside from dropping temperatures, …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Payments that are part of a federal program to aid those unemployed because of the ongoing pandemic will end this weekend under federal rules, affecting roughly 4,700 Kentuckians, the Kentucky Labor Cabinet said Tuesday in a news release. On Monday, the U.S. …
LOUISVILLE, Ky (AP) — Kentuckians should avoid large Thanksgiving gatherings in order to protect fellow family and community members, Gov. Andy Beshear said Tuesday, warning that a negative test was not enough to guarantee a safe holiday. The Democratic governor said he was concerned that …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A judicial panel has nominated three people to serve as circuit judge for Henry, Oldham and Trimble counties. The Judicial Nominating Commission selected Jerry David Crosby II, of Goshen, Kristen Hannah Fowler, of Crestwood and Brittany Bailey McKenna, of Prospect, to …
LOUISVILLE, Ky (AP) — Kentucky's healthcare system could be at risk — and lives at stake — from rising pressures of new coronavirus hospitalizations if conditions do not improve, Gov. Andy Beshear warned Monday, defending the new mandates he issued last week to fight the pandemic. …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has issued new mandates to limit in-person proceedings and restrict access to judicial facilities as the coronavirus continues to spread in Kentucky. Nearly all of Kentucky's 120 counties are in the critical or red category, the highest …
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Back when Jenisha Watts went to Bryan Station High School, they didn’t have a school newspaper. Still don’t, in fact. But she loved to read and she loved to write, a book lover in a family of athletes who figured out pretty early on that journalism would be her way …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron has joined a private school in a lawsuit against Gov. Andy Beshear, arguing that a school closure order not only violated state law but also the First Amendment. Earlier this week, the Democratic governor announced that most …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky reported 3,825 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 20 more virus-related deaths Friday, as new restrictions went into effect aiming to slow the virus's spread. "Remember, your decisions are going to be what determines how many people live or die. Do your …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky reported a new daily record of 3,649 coronavirus cases Thursday amid warnings by Gov. Andy Beshear that the situation for many of the state’s hospitals and healthcare centers could become far more deadly because of the surge. Brushing aside criticism of …
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Kentucky woman was indicted on a charge of second-degree murder in the death of a friend during an argument, a Tennessee prosecutor said. Harley Berry, 20, of Elizabethtown, was being held in the Shelby County Women's Jail East, Shelby County District Attorney …
LOUISVILLE, Ky (AP) — Bidding to slow surging coronavirus cases and deaths in Kentucky, Gov. Andy Beshear announced new restrictions Tuesday on in-person gatherings at restaurants, schools and event venues. “I don't take this lightly— I know this will cause some more harm out …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Churchill Downs says president Kevin Flanery will retire at the end of this year after 11 years in charge of the home of the Kentucky Derby. Flanery began as Churchill Downs Incorporated's vice president of national public affairs in December 2005 before becoming the …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is taking applications for its 2021 hemp licensing program. Ag Commissioner Ryan Quarles suggested growers “do their homework and assess the risk” when deciding whether to enter the hemp industry. He said in a release …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Four Kentucky driver licensing offices have reopened this week after being sanitized due to exposure to the coronavirus, but others are staying closed longer than expected, officials said. A regional office in Jackson and four smaller field offices in Catlettsburg, …
LOUISVILLE, Ky (AP) — Faced with rising case numbers and deaths, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced that he will introduce new steps to slow the spread of the coronavirus. He noted that these new actions would be more targeted than the lockdown measures enacted in March. “It’s time …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Recipients of the 2020 Governor's Awards in the Arts include singer-songwriters Tom T. Hall and Michael Johnathon and author Silas House, the Kentucky Arts Council announced. The awards recognize Kentucky people, businesses and organizations that make significant …
LOUISVILLE, Ky (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear warned Monday that if cases continued to surge in the next couple of days, his administration will have to take additional steps to slow the spread of the coronavirus. “We just need more people day in and day out, trying to do the very …

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