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'I'm Asking You Now...' Republicans Maintain Legislature Can Help Stop Nursing Exodus

Despite urgent pleas for a second special legislative session to relieve nursing shortages in the state by some Kentucky Republicans, Gov. Andy Beshear says none of the groundwork for an agreement has been laid.

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KET Legislative Archives

Despite urgent pleas for a second special legislative session to relieve nursing shortages in the state by some Kentucky Republicans, Gov. Andy Beshear says none of the groundwork for an agreement has been laid. 

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As Kentucky health officials begin to talk about a possible leveling off of COVID-19 cases, a top hospital authority says it may not translate to much relief for healthcare providers and frontline workers in the near term.

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Afraid of the Doctor: Every Parent's Guide to Preventing and Managing Medical Trauma is the first book written for parents with the primary goal of equipping them with the knowledge and skills to support their children through medical challenges. This week Dr. Greg talks with book co-author Meghan Marsac, a psychologist at Kentucky Chidren's Hospital.


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Tuesday’s evacuation of four Lexington high schools was the result of an anonymous bomb threat demanding $500,000 ransom in Bitcoin, according to school officials. Arriving via a district tip line, the message indicated the deposit should take place by 12:30 p.m. 

University of Kentucky

Right now in Frankfort, you can drive a full circle around the State Capitol but that’s about to change. Governor Andy Beshear said bollards are going to be placed at the east and west ends of the portion of Capitol Avenue that runs between the Capitol and Annex buildings.

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Some Fayette County parents will soon have the option of enrolling their children in pilot programs aimed limiting quarantines in public schools. 

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National Guard members are now on the job at UK HealthCare’s medical storage facility, and while their numbers may be small, health officials say every bit of extra help is felt during this latest COVID-19 surge.

Associated Press

Pfizer said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and that it will seek U.S. authorization for this age group soon — a key step toward beginning vaccinations for youngsters. The vaccine made by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech already is available for anyone 12 and older. But with kids now back in school and the extra-contagious delta variant causing a huge jump in pediatric infections, many parents are anxiously awaiting vaccinations for their younger children.

Associated Press

Almost 20% of Lexington’s 46,098 total COVID-19 cases have come since Aug. 1. The Lexington Fayette County Health Department released their latest data which also shows that through the first 17 days of September, Lexington has reported 3,772 new COVID-19 cases, which already makes it the fifth most in one month. The city reported 5,435 new cases in August.

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