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Coronavirus cases may be on decline; child care rules set; new food benefit for needy

The state's coronavirus outbreak may actually be on the decline, although that could change with the gradual economic reopening. Child care can begin in tow waves June 8 and June 15.

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.

Jobless checks, child care a challenge for employers trying to restart

As the state tries to re-crank its economy, some businesses are starting to run into roadblocks.

Total temporary disability groups dramatically expanded

The state has expanded eligibility for temporary total disability workman's comp benefits to include large groups whose jobs expose them to the coronavirus.

Students start move, UK Prez sends special message; UK approves child care for health care workers

Contract needed to make sure UK health care workers have child care available.

First responders worried about child care

Lexington's Fraternal Order of Police and Lexington Professional Firefighters are asking the governor to allow some centers to stay open for them, just as he's allowing for healthcare professionals.

Child care centers prepare to close

The Governor is announcing new restrictions daily to combat the spread of the coronavirus.

Kentucky to receive $576K to identify lead sources in schools’ drinking water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it is giving the state $576K to identify lead sources in schools' drinking water

New child care block grant will help Kentucky families, providers

Families with young children and child care providers will benefit from federal funding and new state regulations that became effective Dec. 1.

Kentucky candidates could use campaign cash for child care

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - State officials in Kentucky say people running for office could use campaign cash to pay for child care expenses in...

Attorney asks to open foster care hearing to public

A Louisville attorney has asked a family court judge to open a confidential foster care hearing to the public.

Glitch blocks plan to increase KY child care funds

A plan to boost child care assistance for poor working families has collapsed because it wasn't enacted before Gov. Steve Beshear left office.

Gov. Beshear boosts child care reimbursement rates

Kentucky Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear has given child care providers a raise in one of his last acts as governor.

Child Care and Education Rating: Bill signed

Governor Beshear ceremoniously signed a bill to enhance the rating systems for early child care and education programs on Monday.

New child-care ratings to help parents, improve quality

Kentucky parents will soon have a better way to gauge the quality of most child care and early education programs in the state.

Parents Waiting For Restored Child Care Assistance Funds

The state legislature restored most of the funding for child care assistance. The fiscal year begins soon. Parents and child care centers want to know when the money will be available.

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Lexington’s mayor recommends using federal money to create police review board

Mayor Linda Gorton recommended spending $50,000 in CARES Act money to pay for a consultant to properly create a police review board. 

Racist internet trolls interrupt as council gives preliminary approval to rename Lexington park

An Urban County Council discussion Tuesday night, on renaming a Lexington park once used to sell slaves, was interrupted by racist trolls.

Group behind white power flyers says they’re not hateful, Rabbi disagrees

Over the weekend some people in Central Kentucky received white supremacy flyers at their homes.

Keeneland catalogs 4,272 Yearlings for 2020 September Sale

The prestigious auction will offer online bidding and expanded phone bidding for those buyers participating remotely.