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Homeschooling numbers rise along with COVID-19 cases

Education officials say some parents are choosing to homeschool because of the spreading coronavirus, while others cite the statewide mask mandate in schools.

Flags from Kentucky Capitol’s COVID-19 memorial available

The flags can be collected the week of July 12.

Beshear: Kentucky General Fund has $1.1 billion surplus

General Fund receipts grew by 10.9% in fiscal year 2021.

Manufacturer plans new plant, additional 700 jobs

KCC Manufacturing, plans to invest $60 million to establish a plant in Simpsonville.

Beshear challenges law shifting fair board appointment power

Gov. Beshear has asked a judge to strike down a Republican-backed law that eroded his appointment authority over the state fair board.

Bill shielding businesses from COVID lawsuits becomes law

Gov. Beshear warned Monday that the new law is likely to draw a court challenge.

UofL Health opens state’s largest vaccination site; step closer to ending bar restrictions

Governor Andy Beshear marked another key moment in Kentucky’s fight against COVID-19 on Monday.

Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs adding second session

A second session was added due to increased demand.

Col. Phillip Burnett Jr. appointed KSP Commissioner

Phillip Burnett Jr. had been acting commissioner since last November.

Beshear signs bill aimed at rejuvenating western Louisville

The measure is aimed at rejuvenating economically distressed neighborhoods in Kentucky’s largest city.

Gov. Beshear vetoes bill curbing records access

The bill would have shielded an array of information about judges, police and prosecutors in the state from public scrutiny.

Kentucky reports 1,028 coronavirus cases

Gov. Beshear encourages people who are eligible for a coronavirus vaccine to get inoculated.

Gov. Beshear seeks Major Disaster Declaration due to severe flooding

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – On Wednesday, Governor Andy Beshear submitted a request to President Joe Biden asking that a Major Disaster Declaration be issued...

Report: State training video lifted from white supremacist site

The Kentucky law enforcement training video included a controversial Nazi symbol, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Lawmakers pass constitutional amendment declaring no right to abortion in KY

Kentuckians will vote on the constitutional amendment in November 2022.

State lawmakers pass bill limiting public access to some records

A bill limiting access to some records of judges, police and prosecutors is headed to Gov. Andy Beshear for his consideration.

UPDATE: Budget bills add money for kindergarten, water projects

Kentucky’s school districts now get state funding for half-day kindergarten, with districts using local taxpayer money to pay for full-day services.

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.

Kentucky lawmakers send bipartisan election bill to governor

State lawmakers moved closer Tuesday toward loosening the state’s voting access laws to make limited early voting a fixture.

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Midway Fall Festival kicks off the season

Saturday, Midway kicked off the beginning of the season with the 47th annual Midway Fall Festival, which included vendors, food trucks, children's activities, pottery demonstrations, and more. 

Paris-Bourbon County Pumpkin Festival showcases Paris

After being cancelled last year due to COVID-19, the popular Bourbon County Pumpkin Festival is back with live music, food trucks, vendors, and pumpkin painting, showcasing the small-town charm of Paris.
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High School Highlight Reel: 09/18/21

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - Another great night of high school football. A couple close ones and also a few where teams made a...

Local school districts address ‘Devious Licks’ Tik Tok trend, vandalism at schools

And it’s not just Clark County schools...Fayette County Public Schools and Jessamine County Schools among others