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Mine land program has $10 million in fed grants available

The Kentucky Division of Abandoned Mine Lands is seeking economic and community development proposals that will attract new industry and jobs to the state’s Appalachian ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 7:14 am


Beshear warns Ky. could be moving toward fourth wave of COVID-19

Gov. Andy Beshear said that looking at some of the trends, a fourth wave of COVID-19 in Kentucky is possible, similar to what is being ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, April 16, 2021 7:15 am


Kentucky temporarily shutting down unemployment insurance system to stop fraud

Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Thursday that significant steps are being taken to halt cyberattacks on the state’s unemployment insurance system, including shutting it down ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, April 9, 2021 7:31 am


Beshear asking for major disaster declaration for flooding

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear submitted a request to President Joe Biden Wednesday asking that a major disaster declaration be issued for some ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, April 8, 2021 8:57 am


Election reform bill a stand for democracy, Beshear says

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear held a ceremony on Wednesday where he signed into law five bills passed during the recently concluded 2021 ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, April 8, 2021 8:38 am


Proposed abortion amendment signed, will be on Nov. 2022 ballot

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Secretary of State Michael Adams signed House Bill 91, a proposed Constitutional Amendment on abortion, during a ceremony attended by pro-life ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, April 8, 2021 8:29 am


Child sexual abuse prevention campaign launched

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month in Kentucky, and Attorney General Daniel Cameron joined with advocates to announce the launch of a child sexual abuse ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:37 am


State unemployment services combating fraud claims

The Kentucky Office of Unemployment Insurance has announced a change aimed at cutting back fraudulent claims filed in the state. The agency says it has ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:29 am


Coronavirus cases keep falling in Kentucky

The weekly number of new cases of COVID-19 continues to drop, according to Gov. Andy Beshear. “I want to say congratulations, Kentucky,” he said during ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, March 30, 2021 7:03 am


Vaccine availability to include 40 and older beginning Monday

Kentucky saw a decrease in the number of new cases and deaths due to COVID-19 on Saturday, and the state’s positivity rate remained below 3.00%. ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Sunday, March 28, 2021 1:08 pm

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