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Gov. Beshear met with White House Coronavirus Task Force Tuesday

Governor Andy Beshear met with White House coronavirus task force coordinator.

Feds start task force to go after Louisville carjackings

Cases would be prosecuted in federal court.

Legislative task forces to study key issues

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - Eight new legislative task forces will spend the 2020 legislative interim delving into some of the most challenging issues facing...

Drug investigation ends in nine arrests

The Appalachia HIDTA Gateway Area Drug Task Force says nine people have been arrested after a three month investigation in multiple counties.

Secretary of State creates medical marijuana task force

One of Kentucky's top democrats is taking a big step towards bringing medical marijuana to the commonwealth.

Grimes forming medical-marijuana task force

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is putting together a task force, focusing on legalizing medical marijuana in Kentucky.

State report shows drastic increase in disability recipients

A new report issued Tuesday shows an increase of staggering proportions in the number of Kentucky adults and children receiving disability benefits. The report was prepared by Kentucky'

Bevin appoints group to help disabled, others get jobs

Kentucky's Republican governor has appointed an advisory group to study policies that will help foster children, the disabled and others get a job.

Task force that intercepted UPS packages halted amid scandal

An elite Louisville task force that intercepted shipments of heroin and other illegal drugs at UPS' worldwide hub has been disbanded after a former detective stole nearly $75,000 while on the job.

AG investigator named Officer of the Year

An investigator in the Attorney General's Office has been named the Appalachia HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area) Task Force Officer of the Year for 2016.

Kentucky lawmaker appointed to national task force

A Kentucky state lawmaker has been appointed to a task force of female legislators from across the country focusing on mental health and substance abuse policies.

State takes on inappropriate student-teacher relationships

A task force has released recommendations aimed at preventing inappropriate relationships between teachers and students in Kentucky.

Task force to combat hunger holding first regional meeting

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture says a panel appointed to combat hunger plans to hold its first regional meeting in northern Kentucky.

Quarles to introduce task force to combat hunger issues

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles is leading a new effort to combat hunger.

Task force formed to support police after Richmond slaying

A central Kentucky man has formed a new task force to push for changes in state law, as well as judicial and correctional systems, in the wake of a fatal shooting of a Richmond police officer last year.

Beshear’s anti-bullying recommendations

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear says the state should define bullying and pay for mental health counselors in public schools to help address it. The recommendations are the result of a yearlong study by Beshear's Youth Bullying Prevention Task Force.

Fayette County School’s Task Force To Help Special Needs Students

School budget cuts paired with a noted learning gap has led Fayette County Public Schools to form a task force. Their first meeting is Thursday.

Kentucky Task Force Set Up To Protect Your Money

The Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions is setting up a cyber crimes task force to protect banks and their customers from thieves.

Rules For KY Middle School Sports Could Change

There are rules for high school sports in Kentucky, but very few for middle school.

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UK Football announces ten mid-year Wildcats

LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – The University of Kentucky welcomes 10 mid-year enrollees who have joined the Wildcat football program, Coach Mark Stoops has...

In-person classes in Scott County to resume Jan. 27

The current coronavirus vaccine schedule for teachers, the county's current virus numbers and student transportation were among the issues discussed.

UK says it can vaccinate about 250 an hour at its new Kroger Field location

Uk healthcare says on its first day opening the link for people interested in signing up, Friday, it had about 50,000 requests for appointments.