LEXINGTON, Ky. -- During the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, meat cases across the United States looked empty as nervous Americans stockpiled supplies for an unknown future. Most of the supply shortages were due to panic buying, but it revealed some design flaws in the system. 

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FRANKFORT, Ky (AP) — Kentucky's coronavirus-related capacity restrictions, as well as the state’s mask mandate, will largely end on June 11, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Friday.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Wednesday the state has committed $5 million in federal CARES Act funding to help boost the state’s tourism industry by encouraging safe travel to all 120 Kentucky counties.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Action on Tuesday by a legislative committee on emergency administrative regulations proposed by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission for historic horseracing machines has been postponed after the Commission temporarily withdrew them.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron is joining 43 of his counterparts around the country in a bipartisan effort urging Facebook to stop plans to launch an Instagram for children under 13.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear said he will be lifting another COVID-19 restriction, and may soon do more, as the FDA approved the use of the Pfizer vaccine for those 12 to 15 years of age on Monday night.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is so determined to stop a sweeping elections overhaul pushed by congressional Democrats that he will personally argue against it, armed with a stack of amendments at a Senate hearing this week as Democrats advance the bill toward a vote.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Most of the major indicators tracking the COVID-19 pandemic in Kentucky saw drops on Sunday.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – More evidence was revealed Wednesday that Kentucky is at another plateau in the COVID-19 pandemic as deaths and the state’s positivity both rose from Tuesday, while hospitalizations and the number of new cases fell.

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CORBIN - The City of Corbin is home to one of the only moonbows in the world, the last remaining steam engine handcrafted by L&N Railroad, and as of Wednesday, the only chainsaw-carved statue of one of the Commonwealth’s most famous citizens, Colonel Harlan Sanders.

FRANKFORT, Ky. – When natural disasters occur, it is common for some people to try to take advantage of survivors by posing as official disaster aid workers trying to help survivors complete their applications.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Four major indicators of COVID-19 activity: new cases, deaths reported from local health departments, the state’s positivity rate, and hospitalizations, all rose on Tuesday, according to figures released by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services.

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LOUISVILLE — The field for the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve is set as 20 horses attempt the 1 1/4-mile route under the Twin Spires of Churchill Downs, with each of these 3-year-olds hoping to leave with the garland of roses.

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Secretary of State Michael Adams announced that, for the fourth consecutive month, more voters were removed from Kentucky’s rolls than added. In March, 4,596 new voters registered, and 6,611 voters were removed – 4,622 deceased voters, 1,447 voters who voluntarily de-registe…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. – While the number of new cases of COVID-19 as well as Kentucky’s positivity rate declined on Saturday, the number of deaths rose, and Gov. Andy Beshear’s administration stepped up the effort to have more young people get vaccinated.

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There were plenty of Colonel Sanders and chickens in downtown Corbin Saturday for the inaugural Colonel Fest. While the rain kept some vendors from participating and some events were moved inside, a break in the rain late afternoon brought more people out to the event. | Photos by Erin Cox

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Alli Stumler had a season-high 26 kills, the biggest coming on the final point of the match, and Kentucky won its first national championship in women's volleyball with a four-set victory over Texas on Saturday night.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) –  Gov. Andy Beshear encouraged all Kentuckians 16 and older to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccination appointment, as the number of new cases saw a significant jump on Wednesday.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – State Auditor Mike Harmon released Volume Two of the Statewide Single Audit of Kentucky for Fiscal Year 2020 on Wednesday, which detailed problems in the state’s unemployment system. 

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) –  Kentucky has now seen a four-day decline in the number of new cases of COVID-19, the positivity rate eased incrementally, while the number of deaths rose by one.

FRANKFORT, Ky. – In honor of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (April 18-24), Gov. Andy Beshear and the Kentucky State Police (KSP) are raising awareness for victims’ rights and renewing the state’s commitment to serving all victims of crime. This year’s nationwide theme is ‘Support Victim…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources has rehired its former commissioner despite objections from Gov. Andy Beshear.Rich Storm was returning as commissioner of the agency Friday with a new four-year contract, the Lexington Herald Leader reported.The Fis…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear says political rancor has ratcheted up since his father was governor, but he's holding out hope for bipartisan progress and thinks Kentucky's economy is primed to come roaring out of the COVID-19 pandemic.The Democratic governor of a Republican-leaning…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Supreme Court has agreed to take up the Democratic governor's challenge of Republican-backed laws aimed at limiting his authority to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.The GOP-dominated legislature passed the measures this year over Gov. Andy Beshear's vetoes. …

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — At least 19 Kentucky state workers received thousands of dollars of unemployment aid while still on the job, according to a state inspector general report.

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