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McConnell: Reopening economy, developing vaccines key in COVID-19 fight

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the focus now must be on reopening the U.S. economy and developing vaccines for the coronavirus.

US economy grew at strong 3.2% rate in first quarter

The U.S. economy grew at a solid 3.2% annual rate in the first three months of the year, a far better outcome than expected, overcoming a host of headwinds including global weakness, rising trade tensions and a partial government shutdown.

US economy and banks seem sturdy but face some risks

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says he's pleased with the state of the U.S. economy but cautions that some forms of corporate debt have reached risky levels. At the same time, Powell says the financial system and markets appear far sturdier than they did before the 2008 crisis.

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Lexington teen competes in Distinguished Young Women National Finals

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State’s employment numbers show continued recovery signs

May 2020 was height of pandemic restrictions.