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Ky School for the Deaf, Pulaski, Laurel County schools push back start dates

More school districts are pushing back the start date for school following a request from Governor Andy Beshear.

Lexington pastor still playing it safe, only hosting online services

Richard Gaines, pastor of Consolidated Baptist Church, says his members haven't been inside the church since March.

Ernst & Young helping with unemployment claims: Contract set to expire

Governor Andy Beshear announced that he brought in Ernst & Young (EY) to help with unemployment on June 30th, he said he expected the global accounting firm would get Kentucky close to caught up with claims.

979 cases marks highest single day increase in Kentucky

Although Governor Beshear typically doesn't release case numbers on Sunday, a report of 979 cases changed that.

Beshear announces 2nd highest number of new coronavirus cases

Beshear says there were 583 new positives, the second highest number of new daily cases.

Poll workers desperately needed in Kentucky

Poll workers are desperately needed for Kentucky's November election, according to Secretary of State Michael Adams. 

Coronavirus cases up almost 50% in last week in Kentucky

The state reported 277 new coronavirus cases on Sunday as the number of positive cases continues to climb.

Gov. Beshear hopes people will self regulate mandated masks

Gov. Beshear's mask mandate takes effect Friday at 5 p.m. and is effective for 30 days.

New mandatory mask requirement sparks criticism and praise

Governor Andy Beshear is now requiring mostly everyone to wear a mask with limited exceptions.

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."

State paid $225,000 to remove Jefferson Davis statue from Rotunda

A Lexington company was given a no-bid contract by the state to remove the Jefferson Davis statue, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Kentucky Wesleyan makes changes to fall schedule due to coronavirus

Classes will be held in-person with social distancing while finals will be taken online.

Coronavirus cases and deaths in Kentucky increase Sunday

Governor Beshear reported 117 new COVID-19 cases in Kentucky and two new virus-related deaths on Sunday.

“It’s a step in the right direction,” says Midway mayor; Declares Juneteenth official holiday

Midway Mayor Grayson Vandegrift signed an executive order Wednesday that recognizes the day.

Gov. Beshear: COVID-19 cases “in all but one Kentucky county”

Gov. Beshear: Robertson County only county without COVID-19

State Fair allowed to return with coronavirus modifications

The Kentucky State Fair in Louisville gets to return this summer with restrictions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 for people at the fair.

Beshear addresses deadly shooting during Louisville protest (watch press conference)

Gov. Beshear has asked footage be released as soon as possible

Ky National Guard out for second night to help keep peace in Louisville

An estimated 400 Kentucky National Guard members will be out in Louisville Sunday night helping keep the peace during protests.

Governor Beshear calls for peaceful protests and social distancing

Governor Andy Beshear called for peaceful protests across the state in the wake of demonstrations in Lexington, Louisville and other communities that began late last week.

Beshear announces 247 new cases, 13 new deaths

Beshear says there are 247 new cases, bringing that total to at least 9,704.

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