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Kids reporting depression, suicidal thoughts, say school counselors

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a large negative effect on student mental health, school counselors told members of the General Assembly’s Interim Joint Education Committee ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, October 6, 2021 3:40 pm


Kentuckians can renew licenses with mail-in program

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet launched a permanent service on Friday to expand options for Kentuckians to renew their state driver’s licenses and ID cards remotely ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 4:11 pm


Flags at half-staff Friday to honor victims lost to COVID

Gov. Andy Beshear has directed that the flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise until sunset on Friday in honor ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, September 24, 2021 7:30 am


State Capitol loop closing for security reasons

Much like Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House was closed to vehicular traffic over 25 years ago in Washington, D.C., security considerations will ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 3:48 pm


Bill proposes state paying total cost of full-day kindergarten

Legislation proposed for the 2022 regular session of the Kentucky General Assembly would make state funding for the entire cost of full-day kindergarten a permanent ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 3:45 pm


State sees COVID death toll pass 8,100

Kentucky saw its fourth-highest daily total of new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, and 49 more Kentuckians have lost their lives to the virus, pushing ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, September 16, 2021 4:01 pm


90 school districts have already adopted own mask mandates

During the recent special session, the Kentucky General Assembly enacted legislation preventing the Kentucky Board of Education and the governor from establishing mask mandates in ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 7:30 am


310 more Ky. National Guard soldiers deployed to 21 hospitals

The Kentucky National Guard has expanded its hospital support mission by activating 310 additional guard members in non-clinical logistical roles to 21 more hospitals across ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 4:00 am


COVID in Kentucky ‘bad as it has ever been in pandemic’

Gov. Andy Beshear on Monday repeated his request to Kentuckians to get vaccinated and wear a mask, as 2,426 new cases of COVID-19 were reported ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 7:19 am


Beshear vetoes bill to end school mask mandate but lawmakers override veto

Legislation that would ban statewide mask mandates in Kentucky schools, while allowing local school boards the power to implement them, cleared the General Assembly during ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, September 10, 2021 3:01 pm

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