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Monday, July 26, 2021
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Coronavirus Delta variant spreads in Kentucky

A panel of healthcare experts met Wednesday to discuss what people need to know about the Delta variant.

Fayette County Board of Education gets construction and mask wearing update

The school board anticipates resuming in-person meetings next month.

COVID-19 deaths and positivity rate up slightly from Sunday in Kentucky

There were five coronavirus-related deaths reported in Kentucky on Monday.

UK revamps mask, testing, vaccination rules; unvaccinated still must wear masks

The unvaccinated will still be required to wear masks, follow other limits.

Vaccinations up, positivity rate down in Friday’s COVID-19 report

The state says 47-percent of Kentucky's population has received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine.

U.S. Representative from Kentucky wants investigation on COVID-19 origins

A U.S. Representative from Kentucky wants an investigation on where COVID-19 came from. 

Sen. Rand Paul says he might change his mind about vaccine. Should you?

U.S. Senator Rand Paul says he might change his mind about not getting the coronavirus vaccine.

Final day for COVID-19 vaccinations at Kroger Field

An estimated 250,000 doses were administered at the mass vaccination site, according to UK.

Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital nurse earns company’s highest award

Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital has awarded Kelly Prater, RN, with the hospital's 2021 Mercy Award. 

Flemingsburg Elementary returns to virtual learning due to COVID-19 outbreak

The plan is to have students back in the classroom by May 17.

Jenny Wiley State Park lodge closed for repairs

The main lodge building will be shut down until further notice, according to the Kentucky Parks Department.

New Fayette COVID cases see bump, vaccinations available this week

Vaccinations available two days at two locations.

Vaccine efforts then & now: survivors, doctor reflect on polio vaccine

On this day in 1954, the polio vaccine trails began in the U.S. A doctor draws comparisons with COVID-19 vaccine.

Despite increase in COVID-19 cases, Fayette County to continue in-person instruction

Due to an increase in coronavirus cases, Fayette County has moved back into 'orange' on the FCPS In-Person Learning Matrix.

Latest Coronavirus numbers in the Commonwealth

FRANKFORT - On Saturday, Governor Beshear reported that the positivity rate is now at 3.42 percent. 599 new cases were reported of the virus. There were...

Governor Beshear reports 1.5 million vaccinated, 2.99% positivity rate

The new cases are reported at 505 cases and the new deaths are at 10.

Kentucky lawmakers OK virus liability shield for businesses

The liability protection measure passed the House and Senate on Tuesday. The measure is headed to the governor for consideration.

40% of adults vaccinated, but work remains, especially at spring break

As decline levels off, governor issues warnings to stay the course.

Teacher of the Week: Nicole Markle, West Jessamine Middle School

Jessamine County, Ky. (WTVQ)-- The reality is some students face disadvantages, and even barriers, when it comes to succeeding in school. Thankfully in Jessamine...

COVID Update: More than one million residents vaccinated in two weeks

State sees decline in new cases for 11th straight week.

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Early morning Lexington car theft turns into shooting

The robbery happened at Kenesaw Drive around 1:30 a.m. Monday morning

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.

State Labor Cabinet reminds of dangers of heat illnesses

Heat illnesses can affect anyone, regardless of age or physical condition.