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St. Joseph’s sets up fund to help patients, staff

St. Joseph's fund seeks donations to help patients, staff.

Effort to build veterans’ nursing home clears another hurdle

A nearly decade-long effort to build a military veterans' nursing home in south central Kentucky has reached another milestone.

Kentucky’s General Fund receipts rise in August

Kentucky officials say the state's General Fund tax receipts increased 3.6% in August compared to a year ago.

With black lung fund in jeopardy, taxpayers could foot bill

The Trump administration and coal industry allies are insisting that a federal black lung trust fund will continue paying benefits to sick miners despite a drastic cut in funding. But the expected shortfalls will be covered by taxpayers instead of coal companies.

Federal black lung fund in danger of drying up

Inaction by Congress and the Trump administration is threatening a fund that supports coal miners suffering from black lung disease.

Dyslexia intervention bills move to House floor

Bills that would help school districts identify and assist young students with dyslexic traits and provide a mechanism to fund district support for those students have passed the House Education Committee.

Kentucky Attorney General introduces bill for drug abuse trust fund

Attorney General Andy Beshear announced legislation filed in the House that would create a permanent substance abuse trust fund. 

Kentucky workers suing hedge funds to recover pension losses

A group of former and current public workers is suing three hedge funds for selling risky investments and overstating returns to the agency that manages Kentucky's struggling pension fund.

Kentucky city approves funding plan for new soccer stadium

A public-private partnership will fund a new soccer stadium and mixed-use development in Kentucky's largest city.

Juvenile justice agency launches community supervision fund

Juvenile justice officials in Kentucky are launching an incentive fund for local programs that supervise young offenders in the community.

FEMA Authorizes Federal Funds to Help Battle Kentucky Wildfires

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized federal funds to reimburse costs to Kentucky to fight the Southeastern Kentucky Fire Complex burning in Harlan, Knox, Letcher, and Pike counties.

Law enforcement fund audit reveals excessive spending

State Auditor Mike Harmon says a review of the Department of Criminal Justice Training and the public fund that supports it has revealed unnecessary and excessive spending along with improper contracts with a public university designed to circumvent state law.

New survey shows Kentucky pension system is worst funded

A new survey shows Kentucky's pension system has the lowest ratio of all states of money needed to make payouts to current and future retirees.

Winchester daycare burglarized

Winchester Police are looking for whoever burglarized the Flutterby Discovery Center daycare over the weekend.

Man who died trying to save grandmother considered for award

A Johnson County man who died trying to save his grandmother during a flood is being considered for an award for his efforts.

Tax return donations to help farmers, hungry families

The state of Kentucky is asking residents to donate a portion of their tax returns to help feed the hungry.

Report: For 9th consecutive year, KY worst state for animals

Kentucky ranks as the worst state for animals, nine years in a row, according to a recently released report by national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF).

Study: Investments in KY Ag Development Fund projects double farm income

Researchers from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture estimate that Kentucky Agricultural Development Fund investments from 2007 through 2014 average $2.03 in farm income for every dollar invested in KADF projects.

Fund set up for donations to Ellis family

The Richmond Police Department says a fund has been set up for people wishing to make donations to Officer Daniel Ellis and the Ellis family.

Perryville battlefield site sharing in grants

The site of Kentucky's largest Civil War battle will share in a new round of grants announced by the National Park Service.

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Coronavirus vaccine at University of Kentucky shows positive results

The professor spearheading the project, Jerry Woodward, has says he thinks it will be effective.
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Shelby Rogers stuns Serena to reach Top Seed Open semifinals

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Kentuckians’ 112-mile relay helps children in Haiti

Effort will raise money to turn 'sticks' into homes of stone.