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UPDATE: Infrastructure bill Could mean new bridge across Ohio River

Final Senate votes are expected around midday Tuesday

Nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System, Wireless Emergency Alert coming Wednesday

The Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alert will be tested on Wednesday to test the operational readiness of the national message distribution.

Pentagon to require COVID vaccine for all troops by Sept. 15

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin to seek president’s approval

Meijer offering coupon incentive to college students for COVID-19 vaccine

College students can take advantage of a new incentive Meijer is offering to help vaccination efforts as school goes back in session.

Congress OKs emergency funding for Guard, Capitol Police

Rogers: Focuses on National Guard and Capitol Police Needs After Jan. 6th Attack

Rand Paul’s 2016 presidential campaign committee fined $21K

A newspaper is reporting that U.S. Sen. Rand Paul’s 2016 presidential campaign committee has been fined $21,000 by the Federal Election Commission for improperly handling contributions......

Kentucky couple pleads guilty to participation in Capitol riot

The couple have agreed to pay $500 in restitution in connection to the damage at the capitol, even though they claim they didn't damage or steal anything.

Delta variant and high gas prices prompt reconsideration for summer travel

Towards the beginning of May, 57% of Americans planned to take a road trip. That number has gone down as various issues have come up throughout the summer.

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.

New descriptive threat categories being added to thunderstorm warnings

The goal of these tags and additional messaging are to promote immediate action based on the threats.

UPDATE: Kentucky to receive an additional $6.3 million in funding for rural COVID vaccination efforts

The funding will go to 47 small rural hospitals in Kentucky for COVID-19 testing and mitigation.

Kentucky joins 26 others in arguing against NY gun licensure rule

Case will be considered by Supreme Court in coming weeks.