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UK Expands Into Phase 1B COVID-19 Vaccinations

The University of Kentucky is able to expand into Phase 1B of COVID-19 vaccinations beginning Tuesday. Eligible Kentuckians must have an appointment. Those working in education K-12 will now be eligible along with healthcare workers. The clinic will be open Mondays through Saturdays. To see if you qualify, get registered or sign up for an appointment log on to https://ukhealthcare.uky.edu/covid-19/vaccine

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While the nation watches a second presidential impeachment unfold in Washington, controversy also swirls around an effort to oust Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear.

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Less than a week after the Governor promised help for Kentucky’s unemployed, thousands who have been waiting, some for months, to receive their UI benefits are getting a financial boost. $48 million in CARES Act funding is being earmarked for payments to Kentuckians who have qualified but never gotten unemployment checks amid the pandemic.

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President Donald Trump has been impeached by the U.S. House over the violent siege of the Capitol. He is the only president to be twice impeached. He faced a single charge “incitement of insurrection” in Wednesday's vote after he encouraged a mob of loyalists to, as he put it, “fight like hell” against election results.

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This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine we talk with Amy Rodquist-Kodet with UK Health and Wellness about the physiological and psychological benefits to bundling up and heading out in the great outdoors, yes, even in winter. Amy is now based in Minnesota so she knows of what she speaks.


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Kentucky says Ben Jordan, a right-handed pitcher who played last season on the men’s basketball team because of a shortage of players for practice, has died. He was 22 years old.

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Kentucky's top law enforcement official is stopping short of calling for President Trump's resignation in the wake of violence at the Capitol last week.

Both Of Kentucky's US Attorneys Resign

Jan 12, 2021

Both U.S. attorneys in Kentucky who were appointed by President Donald Trump have submitted their resignations. U.S. Attorney Russell Coleman said in a statement Monday that his resignation would be effective on Jan. 20. Coleman oversees the western district of the state, which is comprised of 53 counties. U.S. Attorney Robert M. Duncan Jr. said in a separate statement that his resignation would be effective on Jan. 24. Duncan oversees the eastern district, which is comprised of 67 counties. Both attorneys noted work their offices did to combat violent crime and drugs.

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After an impressive road win Saturday over Florida the Kentucky Wildcats return to Rupp Arena Tuesday night to take on Alabama. A win over the Crimson Tide would keep the Cats perfect for 2021 with a 4-0 SEC record but it will be anything but easy. Alabama took down their rival Auburn in a shootout over the weekend 94 to 90 so we know they can light it up from 3 point range. Here with the scouting report is Keith Elkins, long-time member of the UK sports network and the host of the WUKY SportsPage podcast.


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The Kentucky General Assembly is aiming to pass a placeholder budget this week to allow lawmakers time to hash out a final product over their January break. But some Democrats are uneasy with the strategy.

On Monday, during his regular Coronavirus press briefing, Governor Andy Beshear again condemned the violence at the U.S. Capitol last week and a rally that took place at the Kentucky Capitol on Saturday. While no one was injured here in Kentucky, one protestor armed with a weapon and zip ties told reporters he had them “just in case.” The Governor called it a clear message to attempt to intimidate some lawmakers and staff. Zip ties were taken into the U.S. Capitol by rioters shouting “Kill Mike Pence” last Wednesday. Beshear said “We here in Kentucky will not be bullied.”   

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