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Kentucky gov: Prison virus figures will be ‘pretty tough’

Gov. Andy Beshear says the number of confirmed coronavirus cases at a state prison are expected to increase.

Gov. Beshear says no Saturday briefing; Friday total cases near 5,000

Gov. Beshear says there won't be a Saturday coronavirus update, breaking weeks of daily updates.

Health official: Public pools shouldn’t open due to virus

Kentucky's top public health official has splashed cold water on opening public pools because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Attorney general files brief supporting church’s lawsuit against governor

Attorney General Daniel Cameron filed an amicus brief in support of a Bullitt County church's lawsuit against the governor's ban on in-person religious services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Governor announces ten new rules for businesses preparing to reopen

During his Tuesday update on the coronavirus, Governor Andy Beshear shared ten guidelines to help businesses safely reopen when the time comes. 

NY governor praises Beshear for aid request to McConnell

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is praising Kentucky’s governor for calling on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to provide federal pandemic relief to state and local governments.

Beshear hints at business re-openings in May, but in stages

Gov. Andy Beshear is hinting at business re-openings beginning in May but says Kentucky’s “new normal” will require people and workers to wear masks in public.
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Protesters return to Frankfort, demands state be re-opened

Protestors were back at the state capitol on Saturday with a similar message as before and calling on Beshear to re-open Kentucky.
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171 new cases, 5 deaths; Beshear plans to handle unemployment

During Governor Andy Beshear’s daily coronavirus update Saturday, he announced there are 171 new cases in the state, bringing the total to 3,905.

Interpreters provide daily updates for deaf, low vision viewers

Virginia Moore, a familiar face during Beshear's daily coronavirus updates, says she provides updates of her own.

Cynthiana couple still waiting for unemployment 6 weeks later

A couple in Cynthiana says they had to leave their home because they haven't received any unemployment benefits.
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Coronavirus drive-thru testing coming to minority community

Beshear announced there will be a drive-thru testing location opening in a predominantly Black community in Lexington.

Governor recognizes death of Lexington man from COVID-19

Governor Beshear highlighted the death of Stanley Lee Buckler, of Lexington, during his Wednesday COVID-19 briefing.

Drive-thru coronavirus testing sites opening in Lexington

Find out where drive-thru coronavirus testing sites are being added in Lexington and who's eligible for the free tests.

Nursing home deaths surge as ‘plateau’ in coronavirus cases in sight

Kentucky recorded its highest one-day death toll from the coronavirus on Tuesday with 17 new victims, according to the state.
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Wreath laid at Kentucky Capitol to honor the state’s coronavirus dead

The Kentucky State Police Honor Guard helped lay a wreath Tuesday at the base of the Abraham Lincoln statue in the capitol rotunda in honor the Kentuckians who have died from coronavirus. 

Beshear: Kentucky should be ‘smartest’ in reopening economy

Gov. Beshear says Kentucky should resist the temptation of being the fastest to reopen its coronavirus-battered economy.

Applications available May 1 for funds to help crime victims

Kentucky officials say applications for grant funding under the federal Victims of Crime Act will be available next month.

Shaker Village welcomes Baashear and Virginia

SHAKER VILLAGE, Ky. (WTVQ) - Two of the newest spring additions on Shaker Village Farm now have names! On Tuesday, Shaker Farms posted on social...

Those killed by coronavirus to be honored in Capitol Rotunda

As Kentucky's death toll from the coronavirus outbreak rose Monday to 154, Governor Andy Beshear announced the victims will be honored Tuesday in the Capitol Rotunda.

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