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Governor, AG lay out arguments in case over COVID rules

Gov. Andy Beshear and Attorney General Daniel Cameron have filed opposing brief ahead of an upcoming legal showdown focused on the governor’s COVID-19 emergency orders.

Beshear announces fourth highest number of positive COVID-19 cases

Beshear says there are 825 new cases, bringing the total number of cases to 47,577.

Laurel County to begin in-person classes Sept. 3

The decision goes against the governor's recommendation on when to begin in-person instruction.

Lexington Catholic returns to virtual learning Monday due to positive COVID-19 tests

Lexington Catholic began the year with in-person classes August 19.

Governor: Exponential growth of COVID-19 in the state has stopped

A total of 390 news cases and three deaths from the coronavirus were reported on Sunday.

Madison County pushes back start of school; will begin virtually

The Madison County Board of Education reluctantly on Thursday night voted to push the start of school to September 2, and begin the school year with online learning only.  

Criticism of KEMI Board’s vote to remove executive salaries from website

The KEMI board of directors awarded "incentive payouts" to several top executives, according to a report in the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Scott County changes school start dates

Scott County Public Schools moved its start date for virtual and in-person instruction.

KY secretary of state’s November voting plan doesn’t include universal mail-in voting

The governor wants universal mail-in voting in November, the secretary of state does not, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Gov. Beshear weighs in on mail-in voting

Beshear pushes more voting methods.

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."

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