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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.

Kentucky, other states ask feds to review progress in opioid battle

Review would look at how recent state and federal steps are working together.

Distillers relieved $14k fee connected to making hand sanitizer removed

Distillers across the country had a close call with a giant bill they'd have to pay at the end of 2020.

FDA approves Pfizer vaccine, could start next week in Kentucky

First doses expected to be in Kentucky next week

The Latest: Hahn: FDA meeting ‘important day for America’

FDA is working to understand the allergic reactions

Allergy alert issued for “Good & Gather Banana Chocolate Chip Date & Nut Bar”

The FDA says the product may contain undeclared almonds posing a risk to people with that food allergy.

COVID-19 antibody test receives independent validation from FDA

The Food and Drug Administration has authorized the test, which is made by New Jersey-based Euroimmun.

Chocolate bars that may contain milk being recalled

Grand Rapids-based Gourmet International on Thursday issued an allergy alert for Butlers Irish Whiskey Dark Chocolate 3.5-ounce tablet bars.

FDA: Two snacks sold in Kentucky recalled due to listeria concerns

The FDA says FiveStar Gourmet Foods voluntarily recalled MiniMeal2Go-ProteinPack and MiniMeal2Go-AvocadoToast.

Pet Supplies Plus recalls pig ear treats over salmonella risk

Pets Supplies Plus has four store locations in Kentucky.

Medical marijuana research resolution clears first hurdle

A resolution that calls on the federal government to expedite research on the safety and effectiveness of medical marijuana is on its way to full House for a vote.

FDA approves new drug in treating cancer

The FDA has approved what could be a breakthrough drug in treating some forms of cancer.

FDA plans strict limits on sale of flavored e-cigarettes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is planning on requiring strict limits on the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes.

Kentuckian among those sickened by tainted eggs

Kentucky is one of seven states where tainted eggs were sold, resulting in sick cases.

US could back 1st pot-derived medicine

FDA deciding on approval of prescription drug made from marijuana plant. 

Trader Joe’s Recalls Some Hummus For Possible Listeria

Bakkavor Foods USA Inc. is recalling two hummus dips sold at Trader Joe's due to potential listeria contamination; however, only one of the two is sold in Kentucky.

Local Vape Shop Owner Urges Sen. McConnell to Support Amendment

The owner of a Lexington vape shop is calling on U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to support an amendment he believes will protect his business.

Kentucky Blood Center to test for Zika Virus

For many in Kentucky, Zika is not a big concern. Blood donor Brandon Warden says, "It doesn't really worry me much."

FDA brings e-cigarettes under federal authority

Hundreds of electronic cigarette brands will have to seek federal permission to stay on the market under new rules that have the potential to upend a multi-billion dollar industry attempting to position itself as an alternative to traditional cigarettes.

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Ky business owners save hundreds in unemployment insurance taxes

State lawmakers passed House Bill 413 to allow the tax schedule for unemployment insurance stay frozen at the rate it was at before the pandemic.
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A few showers this weekend

A few rain showers possible throughout your day on Saturday.

Richmond residents named to EKU, judge panels; Carama appointed

Positions play important roles in policy, nominations.

State’s positivity rate continues to increase, vaccines stressed

Numbers continue to spark convern, warnings