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Owensboro, only city in America where unemployment is actually down

"We've managed it as a community," Owensboro Mayor Tom Watson

Unemployment rates continue to fall

Numbers down in many counties but part due to work force declines.

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.

Employment slowly rebounding in state, hospitality shows biggest gains

Numbers still not back to pre-pandemic levels.

Unemployment push success, budget improves, new business expansion

New hires ramping up jobless claims work, GE expanding in Louisville.

In-person jobless help in Somerset, Hopkinsville this week

Appointments can be made for July 7-8.

No walk-up service for unemployment insurance available in Frankfort Monday

Last week, long lines of Kentuckians waiting in the hot sun for hours in Frankfort made national headlines, symbolic of the impact coronavirus has had on the economy. 

Field work for unemployment, outside contractor coming this week

State gets outside help to get through final cases

State to send UI teams back into the field

Some teams could be in the field in two weeks

State unemployment filings up slightly

Numbers had fallen the previous three weeks

State lost almost 300,000 jobs in April, 82,000 in hospitality: Report

Not surprisingly given the height of the coronavirus-related shutdown, Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary April 2020 unemployment rate was 15.4 percent.

22,000 fewer jobless claims, state still among highest in increase

The number of laid-off Kentucky workers seeking assistance continues to decline as the economy shifts into more activity.

Stimulus checks won’t be taxed, unemployment benefits will

IRS has sent nearly 130 million stimulus payments, more on the way

Report: Nearly 70,000 Kentuckians filed for jobless benefits

Nearly 70,000 Kentucky residents applied for unemployment benefits last week.

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SEC announces who all teams pick up.

UPDATE: 5 Fayette students in entrepreneur competition

Competition demonstrates unique ideas, projects.

UPDATE: Investigators seek help ID’ing remains

Remains found along tree line near cemetery.
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UPDATE: Second man charged in fatal Speigle Street shooting

Two days after, a man was shot and killed on Speigle Street in Lexington, another man has been charged.