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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A betting operation featuring historical racing terminals has closed temporarily after Kentucky's Supreme Court declined to reconsider its ruling that at least some of the games aren't legal. Keeneland and Red Mile called it a difficult decision to temporarily shut …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky reported its lowest number of new coronavirus cases in four weeks, an encouraging sign in a report Monday that pointed to another drop in the positivity rate for COVID-19 tests. Gov. Andy Beshear reported 1,268 new virus cases statewide, but he cautioned that …
FRANKFORT, Ky, (AP) — Kentucky reported nearly 3,800 new coronavirus cases and 49 virus-related deaths Saturday as the statewide rate of positive COVID-19 cases stayed below 11% for a second straight day. Virus cases in Kentucky have surpassed 344,000 since the pandemic began, while the …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear watched teachers get vaccinated against COVID-19 on Friday and later headlined a memorial ceremony for the thousands of Kentuckians who have died from the virus. The dual events reflected the hope of ultimately defeating the coronavirus and the …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A bill meant to preserve the lives of newborns, including any infant born after a failed abortion, cleared a final hurdle when Kentucky's governor allowed it to become law without his signature. The measure's lead Republican sponsor, Sen. Whitney Westerfield, said …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A petition seeking the impeachment of Kentucky's attorney general was filed Friday by three grand jurors who criticized his handling of an investigation into Breonna Taylor's shooting death by police. The petition's allegations against Republican Attorney General …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has launched a broadband speed test project to gather information needed to expand home internet access. The test is free and anonymous and can be taken at http://ewdc.ky.gov/Initiatives/Pages/KBI.aspx through Feb. 18. The information is needed to expand …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky reported its highest daily number of COVID-19 deaths Thursday as the governor pressed for increased vaccine shipments from the federal government. “You give it to us, we can get it in people’s arms," Gov. Andy Beshear said at a news conference in which he …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's attorney general has formed a task force to study the search warrant process nearly a year after the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor by officers who used a narcotics warrant to enter her home. Attorney General Daniel Cameron said the Taylor shooting in …
FRANKFORT, Ky, (AP) — A Republican-backed bill aimed at bypassing a circuit court traditionally assigned high-profile cases involving Kentucky state government has been vetoed by Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear. In a veto message issued Wednesday, Beshear said the attempt to steer cases away …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has been chosen to help lead a national task force that will offer guidance to states on economic recovery amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The National Governors Association said Wednesday that Beshear will serve as co-chairman of its Economic …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's governor said Wednesday that he looks forward to working with President Joe Biden's administration to “overcome the challenges” of the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Andy Beshear offered his congratulations to the nation's new president a day after the …
Recent editorials from Kentucky newspapers: ___ Jan. 18 The State Journal on lowering the speed limit on a highway in Kentucky: Following yet another motor vehicle accident on KY 151 (Graefenburg Road) last week, perhaps now is the time for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Democratic governor vetoed Republican-backed bills Tuesday meant to restrict his emergency powers, saying the measures would hamper the fight to slow the spread of COVID-19. Defending vetoes that could be swept aside by the GOP-dominated legislature, Gov. …
FRANKFORT, Ky (AP) — While Kentucky ramps up its vaccination effort, demand continues to outpace supply, Gov. Andy Beshear warned Tuesday. “The supply that we’re going to get next week is already 30,000 doses underneath our ability of what we can put in someone’s arm in just a …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Two classified school employees will receive the first Kentucky Education Support Staff Professional Award this week, officials said. The governor, lieutenant governor and commissioner of education will present the award virtually on Tuesday to Robert Walker, a school …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky reported nearly 3,100 new coronavirus cases and 32 more virus-related deaths Saturday, Gov. Andy Beshear said. More than 1,600 virus patients are hospitalized in Kentucky, including 408 in intensive-care units, he said. The statewide rate for positive tests …
FRANKFORT, Ky (AP) — Areas near the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort will be closed on Sunday in anticipation of upcoming demonstrations at statehouses nationwide, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced Friday. Because there have been no requests for permits for gatherings at the …
BROWNSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky teacher accused of requesting sexually explicit images from a detective posing as a juvenile has been arrested. William Oneal Lindsey, 29, of Brownsville was charged Wednesday in a federal criminal complaint that accuses him of attempted production of …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Hitachi is renovating an automotive facility in Kentucky to build electric motors, adding nearly 200 jobs. Electric motor production at the Berea plant could begin next year depending on the impact of the pandemic, according to a release from Kentucky Gov. Andy …

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