Beshear urges COVID-19 vaccination as positivity rate edges over 9%

During Thursday’s Team Kentucky update, Governor Andy Beshear reported that 60% of all Kentuckians have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, but infection numbers are beginning to rise again. Arlo Barnette reports.

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During Thursday’s Team Kentucky update, Governor Andy Beshear reported that 60% of all Kentuckians have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, but infection numbers are beginning to rise again. Arlo Barnette reports.

University economists say Kentucky agriculture appears poised to reap record-setting cash receipts this year. The University of Kentucky ag economists said Thursday that the upturn is fueled by strong crop yields and surging grain exports. They say Kentucky's horse industry had a strong performance. And livestock producers benefited from high global demand for meats. Agriculture endured some bumpy seasons of global trade fights and slumping commodity prices. But this year, the economists say Kentucky farm cash receipts are projected to exceed $6.7 billion. That would eclipse the $6.5 billion record in 2014. The past five-year average has been $5.5 billion.

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Rhyne Howard scored 27 points, Dre’una Edwards had a double-double with six blocks and No. 16 Kentucky rolled over West Virginia 83-60 in the Big 12/SEC Challenge.

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Lexington residents protesting tree removal by Kentucky Utilities showed up again on Lansdowne Drive Wednesday morning, and, with the help of Mayor Linda Gorton, the utility agreed to a temporary compromise. Arlo Barnette reports.

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The COVID-19 crisis has caused the majority of health care providers to rapidly deploy telehealth initiatives to prevent disruption in care. Joneen Lowman, Ph.D., associate professor in communication sciences and disorders in the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences, launched the first telehealth graduate certificate in Kentucky and shares her advice on the importance of telehealth training for all medical professionals on this week's Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine.


Episode 34

Dec 1, 2021

In this episode, Dan & DeBraun discuss the verdicts in the Kyle Rittenhouse and the McMichael/Bryant Trials, talk Simu Liu Hosting SNL, Finch, Hawkeye, Dan shares advice for what to eat in between holidays, & more!

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Kentucky’s attorney general has won a preliminary court order to block President Joe Biden’s coronavirus vaccination mandate for federal government contractors and subcontractors. The preliminary injunction was issued Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Gregory F. Van Tatenhove. It stops the mandate from taking effect in Kentucky, Tennessee and Ohio. Ohio and Tennessee joined Kentucky's Republican attorney general, Daniel Cameron, in filing the lawsuit. The suit claims the vaccination requirement is unlawful and unconstitutional.

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With Black Friday and Cyber Monday in the rearview, today is Giving Tuesday. As WUKY’s Arlo Barnette reports, it kicks off a week-long online donation challenge in the Commonwealth.


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Fayette County Public School officials are holding out for a better price tag to build a new middle school until student overcrowding forces their hand. The district is also considering a new plan to address its bus driver shortage. Arlo Barnette reports.


UK - Coach Stoops agree to contract extension through 2028

Nov 30, 2021
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Mark Stoops, who has coached the University of Kentucky football team to one of the most successful eras in school history, has agreed in principle to a contract extension with amended terms, UK Director of Athletics Mitch Barnhart announced Tuesday.

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