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Numerous COVID statistics increase in Tuesday’s daily report

The number of counties in the 'red' category for high incidence rates continues to increase as it goes from 23 to 28.

Department of Fish and Wildlife discuss COVID and economic impact before joint committee

Fishing and hunting license sales alone fund 48 percent of the department’s budget.

CDC reverses course on indoor masks in some parts of US

The CDC also recommended indoor masks for all teachers, staff, students and visitors to schools, regardless of vaccination status.

U.S. News & World Report announced “High Performing” Saint Joseph Hospital and Saint Joseph Hospital

Saint Joseph Hospital and Saint Joseph East have both been recognized as a High Performing Hospital for 2021-22 by U.S. News & World Report.

UPDATE: Nine counties transitioning to regional licensing offices in August

After the August transition, 49 out of 120 counties will have transferred to the regional services.

KSP: Blown tire triggers deadly collision in Warren County

The deadly collision happened Monday afternoon on I-165, according to KSP.

I-71 rest areas closed for plumbing repairs in Oldham County

Rest areas at mile point 13.0, in both directions, will be closed until further notice, according to the state.

UPDATE: Governor Beshear recommends schools mask up this fall

The governor recommended requiring all students and adults to wear masks as the positivity rate and hospitalizations go up.

Kentucky Humanities awards over $800,000 to COVID-impacted organizations

Kentucky Humanities ARP Grants provide funding to museums, archives, historic sites, and other nonprofit cultural agencies impacted by the pandemic.

Teen’s body recovered from Kentucky Lake

The victim's name wasn't immediately released. An autopsy was scheduled for Monday.

Three African American historic sites receive $150,000 to help with preservation

The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced that 40 grants totaling over $3 million will be distributed nationally.

Highway 127 Yard Sale kicking off early

Vendors at the nearly 700-mile long sale begin setting up and selling on July 29 and will sell until Sunday, August 8.