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Governor talks protest message, jobless update, no special session

90 percent of jobless claims processed

Stack questions bar’s actions, numbers still show decline

Stand implores safety, addresses bar, nursing home issue

Judge denies protest injunction, four appeal decision (read documents), Saturday event can proceed

A federal judge took under advisement a request for a preliminary injunction blocking enforcement of Gov. Andy Beshear's order against mass gatherings

UPDATE: Hearing next week in protest lawsuit

A federal judge gave attorneys for the state until Tuesday to file a response and set a hearing for May 21 to possibly decide whether to temporarily block the state's ban on mass gatherings.

Targets set for restaurant, campground, movies, child care openings

After starting slowly with health care this week and some manufacturing and construction Monday, Kentucky's economic reopening could begin in earnest starting May 22, under a plan unveiled Thursday.

Despite other rulings, Nicholasville church sues over state order

Saying the ban on in-person gatherings as it applies to churches doesn't meet "the Lord's requirements," a Nicholasville church has sued Gov. Andy Beshear over the ban.

No joke: Tupac Shakur needs unemployment benefit

Tupac Shakur lives in Kentucky and needs unemployment benefits to pay his bills.

134 new cases, eight deaths; state starts discussing ‘new normal’ toward reopening; school decision...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - The number of new coronavirus cases in Kentucky were not as high as feared Friday and the number of people...

New coronavirus cases include 10-day-old, almost 1,000 have recovered

Kentucky confirmed 159 news coronavirus cases Thursday, including a 10-day-old child in Lincoln County, and seven deaths, which pushed the state total to 129.

88 news cases, seven deaths; Beshear dismisses ‘open now’ protests

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - With a noisy crowd (listen to the attached video) chanting and protesting outside his briefing room, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear...

11 deaths, including first health care worker; 177 new cases; no word on schools;...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - The number of new coronavirus cases in Kentucky caught up with the weekend lag Tuesday, Gov. Andy Beshear said, reporting...

Lawmakers sent Marsy’s Law to ballot, override vetoes

Kentucky lawmakers have finished work on a proposal that would add a series of crime victims' rights to the state's Constitution.

As expected, Beshear use of line-item veto sparks discussion

As he promised Friday, Gov. Andy Beshear kissued item vetoes Monday for parts of budget bills passed by the Kentucky General Assembly.

New cases, deaths push state past grim marks

With 87 new cases and seven deaths, Kentucky cracked grim marks Monday in the coronavirus epidemic.

134 new cases, 4 deaths; new partnership will expand testing

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – During Governor Andy Beshear’s daily coronavirus update on Sunday, he announced 134 new cases, bringing the total to 1,963 in...

204 new cases, 8 deaths; $600 jobless benefit to begin; One per family shopping...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - The state has received access to the $600 increase in unemployment benefits and payments will start Thursday evening, Gov. Andy...

State reports 147 news cases, seven deaths; urges health care workers to reject big-money...

The state is worried about the coronavirus spreading through nursing homes, Gov. Andy Beshear said Tuesday. And the governor urged health care workers to reject the growing lure of hefty payments to come to some other states.

State hits one month mark with 54 new cases, 14 deaths

Kentucky hits the one month mark of its first confirmed coronavirus case Monday with 54 new cases, which brings the state total to 1,008, crossing another milestone.

Hotel in Lexington, fairgrounds in Louisville may become hospitals

Crews, including the National Guard and the Corps of Engineers, has begun turning the fairgrounds in Louisville into a 2,000-bed hospital in case the coronavirus surge in Kentucky soars.

State Legislature eyes one-year budget

In a rare move prompted by the coronavirus pandemic, budget negotiators will present Kentucky legislators with only a one-year state spending plan.

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