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.

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.

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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.

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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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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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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — An instructional assistant at an eastern Kentucky elementary school died from COVID-19 as the fast-spreading delta variant has sparked outbreaks in several school districts.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Staffing shortages have spread to more Kentucky hospitals as medical staffs treat record numbers of COVID-19 patients from a relentless coronavirus surge, Gov. Andy Beshear said Friday.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's governor said Thursday that the latest batch of grim COVID-19 statistics would have spurred him to order a statewide mask mandate indoors if he still wielded the authority.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Former state Rep. Jonathan Shell, who helped orchestrate Republicans' historic takeover of the Kentucky House, has announced he will run for state agriculture commissioner in 2023.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky governor's efforts to aggressively combat COVID-19 suffered a legal defeat Saturday as the state's high court cleared the way for new laws to rein in his emergency powers.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear's campaign for COVID-19 vaccinations gained a new voice with a highly personal testimonial — a one-time vaccine skeptic recounting his debilitating fight against the virus.

PINE TOP, Ky. (AP) — During a five-year span that ended last year, Kentucky State Police fatally shot at least 41 people — more than any other law enforcement agency in the state, according to a published report.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's battle against COVID-19 took another grim turn Wednesday, with a record number of virus patients being treated in hospital intensive care units as the governor warned that the unvaccinated are in "more danger'' of serious illness than at anytime in their lives.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republican state Sen. Max Wise, who has played a key role in shaping Kentucky education policy as a committee chairman, said Wednesday he's strongly considering a bid for governor in 2023.

SOUTHGATE, Ky. (AP) — New construction is slated to begin in northern Kentucky at the site of the former Beverly Hills Supper Club, where only memorials have stood since a fire destroyed the building and killed 165 people in 1977.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — An eastern Kentucky school district canceled classes for the rest of this week to try to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as the highly contagious delta variant causes a surge of infections statewide.

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