FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A judge heard arguments Thursday over the constitutionality of allowing public tax credits to support private school tuition as a school-choice dispute reached a Kentucky courtroom.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A report by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education found that years after graduating high school, students who earned a college credential made more than both high school graduates and students who left college without a credential, despite fewer years of full-…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — School boards in nearly three-fourths of Kentucky’s school districts have extended mask requirements as one district on Wednesday mourned the coronavirus-related death of a teacher.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man whose sentence was commuted by former Gov. Matt Bevin is scheduled to plead guilty in federal court, where he is charged with producing child pornography, according to court records.

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As Kentucky's Covid-19 hospitalization rate soars, the governor has deployed National Guard members to help hospitals nearing their breaking point. Dr. Will Melahn, the Chief Medical Officer at St. Claire Healthcare in Kentucky, talks to CNN's Kate Bolduan about his biggest challenges.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — More than 8,000 Kentuckians have died from COVID-19, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Friday, calling the new record “another grim milestone.”

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers grabbed the quarterback role to direct the response to COVID-19, but when it came time to lead, the GOP-led legislature “punted” the decision on mask-wearing in schools to local boards, Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear said Friday.

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The Kentucky General Assembly has passed a bill that would eliminate the public school mask mandate that was put in place by the Kentucky Board of Education.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The state Senate voted Thursday to strengthen Kentucky’s negotiating hand in trying to land huge economic development projects by tapping into budget reserves to offer lucrative incentives.

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Officials say they've reached a milestone at a Kentucky chemical weapons depot with the destruction of all projectiles containing mustard agent.

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Coach Mark Stoops envisioned his team's passing game taking a step forward but the huge numbers put up in the season opener against Louisiana Monroe were still surprising.

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Hospitals across Kentucky are so full with Covid-19 patients, almost the entire system is stretched to the limit. CNN's Miguel Marquez reports.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. - A key coronavirus-related bill had a bumpy reception Wednesday but ultimately advanced. The measure, which would set pandemic policies for K-12 schools, was rejected initially by the House Education Committee, coming up one vote short of the support needed.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky House Education Committee has voted down a bill that would have voided the public school mask mandate that was put in place by the Kentucky Board of Education.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers advanced legislation Wednesday that would tap into the state's budget reserve fund to offer incentives in hopes of landing mega-sized economic development projects.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Anti-abortion groups challenging a new Louisville law that creates a buffer zone in front of a downtown clinic will be given a second chance to make their case to a federal judge.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky broke its record for COVID cases last week, Governor Andy Beshear said Tuesday. The Bluegrass state recorded 30,680 cases from Aug. 30 to Sept. 5, and 13,005 new cases of COVID-19 coronavirus cases over the past four days alone.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republican lawmakers took initial steps Tuesday to block statewide mask mandates, showing their preference for local decision-making on the issue as they reconvened for a special session to assert their dominance in shaping Kentucky's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Somerset's Congressman Hal Rogers has cosponsored a Congressional Gold Medal Bill to honor the 13 United States military service men and women who were killed in Afghanistan on August 26 during a terrorist attack at the Kabul Airport.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republican lawmakers get their chance to shape Kentucky's response to the COVID-19 pandemic as they reconvened Tuesday for a special session that comes as the state's hospitals treat surging numbers of coronavirus patients due to the fast-spreading delta variant.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear announced Saturday that he’s calling Kentucky’s Republican-led legislature into a special session to shape pandemic policies as the state struggles with a record surge of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.

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DETROIT (AP) — The global shortage of computer chips is getting worse, forcing automakers to temporarily close factories including those that build popular pickup trucks.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman has been elected to serve on the National Lieutenant Governors Association Executive Committee.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Critical staffing shortages have spread to more Kentucky hospitals struggling with an influx of COVID-19 patients as the delta variant infects more people, Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Keeping students learning in their classrooms should be the overarching goal of any education policies responding to disruptions caused by COVID-19, a key lawmaker said Wednesday.

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Authorities were on scene Wednesday at a pet shop in Burnside to rescue more than 100 exotic animals after the owner was charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty.

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At an event in Pikeville, Kentucky, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said that "there isn't going to be an impeachment" of President Joe Biden over the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, noting that Democrats control the House and Senate.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky sent a clear message of its commitment to track down human traffickers with a sting operation that rescued 21 victims and netted 46 arrests, state leaders said Wednesday.

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Authorities are on scene at a pet shop in Burnside after the owner was charged with animal cruelty.

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