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UK residence halls returning to normal operations for fall 2021

 University of Kentucky officials announced on Wednesday that residence halls will return to normal operations for the fall 2021 semester. 

Fayette County Public Schools offer Pfizer vaccine

More than half of Fayette County adults are now vaccinated, according to new data from the CDC. And as of Tuesday, you can add nearly 1,000 students and relatives that got their shots during a  vaccination clinic at all of the county's public high schools.

UPDATE: Beshear speaks, LFCHD awaiting federal guidance, UK will ‘pause’ J&J vaccines; continue Pfizer  

Six people have developed a rare blood clot disorder after the vaccination.

Fully vaccinated can travel again, says new CDC guidance

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidance Friday

Kentuckiana Pride Festival and Parade dates announced for 2021

The annual event was moved to later in the year to ensure a safe event, according to event organizers.

State updates quarantine rules in vaccine guidance due to CDC changes

New rules follow new CDC recommendations.

Rapid COVID-19 test seemingly wrong three times

A Mt. Sterling woman shares her story of receiving 3 false negative rapid COVID-19 test results.

US panel: 1st vaccines to health care workers, nursing homes

The panel voted 13-1 to recommend those groups get priority in the first days of any coming vaccination program, when doses are expected to be very limited.

State gets $1.6 million to prepare for flu season

Funding part of federal response to coronavirus

Gen Z students preparing for COVID-19 in the future

We've learned information about COVID-19 from doctors and the CDC but what about GEN Z? The Hazard ARH Regional Medical Center wants to prepare them for the possibility of the virus continuing to hit the nation.

UK Midwife Nurse speaks out about pregnant women and COVID-19

A nurse-midwife is someone who provides care for women across the lifespan from adolescence to post-menopause.

Staying safe in severe weather vs social distancing

Social distancing has become a way of life over the past month. Keeping our distance and six feet from everyone else to help slow down the spread of the COVID-19, but how far should we take it? What happens when public safety and public health collide?

Lexington animal rescue struggling during coronavirus outbreak

Paws 4 the Cause says donations are down but adoptions are up, which may not be a good thing. 

Keeneland now cancels April racing session

Recommendation from the CDC prompts Keeneland to make difficult decision.

Lexington suspends senior citizen programs due to coronavirus

Beginning on Friday, Mayor Linda Gorton says the city will suspend programs for senior citizens.

Opioid maker to pay $1.6 billion to settle all lawsuits

Mallinckrodt says it is settling all the lawsuits against it as it files for bankruptcy protection.  

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UPDATE: Churchill Downs suspends Baffert, Derby win in jeopardy after test result

Derby says win will be nullified if tests confirmed, Baffert suspended.

Heart of Danville gets new office, hosting scavenger hunt

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Eastern Kentucky students schedule appointments for graduation

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Students across Kentucky are celebrating a big milestone, graduation. At Breathitt High School, students had to schedule appointments to get their...
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Softball community remembers Sophia Black with tournament, balloon release

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - On Saturday, family, teammates and Central Kentucky softball players came together to honor of an 8-year-old girl who was killed...