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COVID-19 prompts inmate release; mail voting a “real possibility”

State to release up to 929 inmates, mail-in voting, other changes a real possibility.

Tennessee reports first case of coronavirus

Victim traveled within country but not overseas.

University of Kentucky prepares for the coronavirus

The coronavirus has reached a scary, new first in the United States.

UPDATE: Boil water advisory in Paris and Millersburg lifted

The City of Paris has lifted its boil water advisory. It was caused because of a main intake pump failure.

Kentucky restricts transport of deer killed in Tennessee

Wildlife officials have placed restrictions on the transport of deer from Tennessee into Kentucky in response to the detection of chronic wasting disease.

Number of Alzheimer’s deaths in Kentucky on the rise

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in both Kentucky and the U.S. and the only disease in the top 10 causes of death in the U.S. without a way to prevent, cure or even slow its progression.

Living with Lyme

It's fall, and for many people, that means camping. Camping can mean ticks, and ticks can lead to Lyme disease.

Online reporting to help track spread of deer disease

Wildlife officials in Kentucky say people can go online to report suspected cases of a disease in dead or dying deer.

Deer disease reported in several eastern Kentucky counties

Kentucky wildlife officials say they have received reports of a disease afflicting white-tailed deer in several eastern Kentucky counties.

Bill revamping black lung system makes headway

The Kentucky Senate's top leader has presented a last-minute plan to reduce the beleaguered coal industry's costs to cover claims by workers suffering from black lung disease.

As school starts, so does National Immunization Awareness Month

August not only marks the beginning of school in Kentucky, but also National Immunization Awareness Month, highlighting the importance and benefits of immunizations.

Living with the Zika Virus

Your health - Living with the Zika Virus

Central Kentucky man receives second multiple sclerosis treatment

One central Kentucky man is receiving the second wave of what doctors are calling a revolutionary treatment for multiple sclerosis.

Kentucky family contracts Zika Virus

The Carrolll family is originally from Murray, but their love for helping others guided them to Haiti. They've been living there for the past 16 months, working as missionaries for Heart of Gold Haiti.

Officials: 85 test positive for TB after S. Indiana exposure

More than 80 people exposed to a southern Indiana student with a confirmed case of tuberculosis have now tested positive for the disease.

National Wear Red Day

The American Heart Association said they are trying to raise awareness about heart disease on February 6, otherwise known as Wear Red Day. They said this is the 12th year for the movement.

Fake Ebola Fliers in Franklin County

There have been no cases of Ebola in Kentucky but fear of the disease is being felt particularly strong in Franklin County after a flier showed up in neighborhood. State health officials call the flier a fake.

Kentucky Flu Levels Now Widespread

The Kentucky Department for Public Health reported this week that flu activity has increased from regional to widespread -- the highest level to be issued.

Kentucky Flu Levels Now Widespread

The Kentucky Department for Public Health reported this week that flu activity has increased from regional to widespread -- the highest level to be issued.

The Debate Over Whether Obesity Is A Disease Or A Choice

Not everyone agrees with the American Medical Association's (AMA) designation of obesity as a disease, including people who have been classified as obese.

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New mandatory mask requirement sparks some criticism and praise

Governor Andy Beshear is now requiring mostly everyone to wear a mask with limited exceptions.
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AG, GOP legislative leaders critical of Beshear’s mask order

The attorney general and Republican legislative leadership called the governor's mandatory mask order an "order by edict rather than through collaboration."

Police body cameras: Committee weighs value vs. cost

Law enforcement across the state talks value