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Despite new records, state not considering more COVID mandates: Beshear

Many area counties seeing double-digit increases in cases.

Studies look at potential COVID-19 deaths in Kentucky, surrounding states

A group of epidemiologists has a model, used by Gov. Andy Beshear, which projects that Kentucky will lose less of its population to covid-19 than any major bordering state except West Virginia.

Madison County lifts countywide burn ban

Madison countywide burn ban that was put into effect by Executive Order on August 9 has been lifted.

GOP, Dems gearing up for Kentucky Primary

With the first wave of primary elections happening Tuesday, many are wondering if they will tell us anything about what to expect from Kentucky's primary in two weeks.

Study: Most states would take a hit from GOP health bill

An independent study finds most states would take a stiff budgetary hit if the latest Senate GOP health care bill becomes law.

Oklahoma Gets $2 Million Grant for Career-Focused Education

Oklahoma is one of 10 states chosen to receive funding aimed at improving career-focused education for students.

Arby’s to Sell Venison Sandwiches in 6 Deer-Hunting States

Deer hunting season is on the way, but fans of venison might not have to trek out into the woods this year to get their fix.

Kentucky cancels public hearings after court ruling

Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet Secretary Charles Snavley has canceled a series of public meetings on the EPA's proposed clean power plan after the U.S. Supreme Court delayed the plan from going into effect.

Lawmakers seek $1 billion for struggling coal states

Lawmakers from Appalachian states hit hard by a downturn in the coal industry proposed a bill Wednesday that would set aside $1 billion from a federal fund to use for economic development.

Lawmakers seek $1 billion for struggling coal states

Lawmakers from Appalachian states hit hard by a downturn in the coal industry are proposing to set aside $1 billion from a federal fund to use for economic development.

Marines collect toys for Toys for Tots program

Members of the United States Marine Corps descended on the Toys 'R' Us store in Lexington on Thursday, to gather up gifts for their Toys for Tots program.

GOP US Rep. Ed Whitfield will not seek re-election

Republican U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield says he will not seek a 12th term.

US to destroy its largest remaining chemical weapons cache

The United States is about to begin destroying its largest remaining stockpile of chemical weapons, marking a milestone in the global campaign to eradicate a debilitating weapon.

Central Kentucky Man Visits All 50 States

It all started with a trip to Georgia, but ended with Billy Phillips of Stanford, Kentucky, visiting all 50 of the United States.

UPDATE: KY Will Now Recognize Some Same-Sex Marriages

A federal judge has signed an order directing officials in Kentucky to immediately recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states and countries.

Kentucky Among 7 States In Teacher Training Pilot

Kentucky and six other states will participate in a pilot program to train teachers.

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Colonels go on the road and roll past USC Upstate

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