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Cities, counties can tap into $300 million

Gov. Andy Beshear announced a $300 million award to city and county governments to reimburse for expenses incurred in response to the public health emergency.
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Financial help coming for cities, 10-year-old improving from Covid illness

State to share federal funds with cities

Crews to begin grass mowing on state roads in region

Annual rite of spring begins on state roads
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State releases annual county unemployment data for 2019

Annual unemployment rates decreased in 62 Kentucky counties in 2019 compared to 2018, rose in 39 counties and stayed the same in 19 counties

In month before coronavirus, jobless rate was down

In the month before the coronavirus wrecked jobs, unemployment rates rose in 59 Kentucky counties between February 2019 and February 2020, fell in 48 and stayed the same in 13.

Nicholasville, other communities debating parks, rules, responsibility on social media

Nicholasville, other communities debating parks, rules, responsibility on social media

AG gives cities, counties advice on open meetings

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Cities and counties who were struggling with ways to balance social distancing while still abiding by open meetings laws got...

Driver’s license stations closed, courts issue new rules

Residents get three-month extension on licenses

Eastern Ky. communities receive millions in Grants

In Governor Beshear's budget proposal, officials say returning every coal severance dollar back to coal-producing counties.

$500K available for flood cleanup in Kentucky

The state says $500,000 in grants is available to qualifying counties for flood debris cleanup.
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Dry weather causes more communities to enact burn bans

The list of communities enacting local burn bans continues to grow as the dry, hot weather conditions persist.

1 drug company announces details of $5M opioid settlement

The drug company Allergan says its $5 million payments divided between two Ohio counties.
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PSC approves transfer of eight small sewer systems

The Kentucky Public Service Commission approved the sale of eight small sewer systems to a Missouri-based company.
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State Unemployment Data releases unemployment rate

Jobless rates fell in 55 counties over the last year but rose in 51, according to the State Unemployment Data.

State Division of Waste Management announces $4.6 million in grants

49 recycling, 6 composting, and 29 household hazardous waste grants to expand recycling and composting infrastructure, reduce the amount of solid waste going into landfills, and improve the environmental management of household hazardous waste.
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All KY counties report single-digit unemployment rate

For the first time since the year 2000, all 120 counties in Kentucky had single-digit unemployment in the most recent reporting period.

Deadlines looming in pivotal, rancorous Florida recounts

Florida’s bumpy election recount reaches a pivotal point Thursday as most counties across the state complete reviews that could determine the next senator and governor in one of America’s top political battlegrounds.

More counties need volunteers for foster care review

Six additional counties need volunteers to review cases of children in foster care.
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Kentucky sees statewide shortage of election officers

Wednesday was the last day to register to become a precinct officer for next week's Kentucky primary.

Senate committee moves alcohol-licensing bill

A Senate committee passed a measure today to preserve the status quo in determining how many liquor licenses are issued in individual cities and counties.

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