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Kentucky's highest court heard arguments Thursday in a case that could nullify the governor's COVID-19 related executive orders - and put new restraints on future actions.

Kentucky’s Supreme Court has heard arguments in a case testing the legality of Gov. Andy Beshear’s orders to control the coronavirus outbreak with restrictions on public behavior. 

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Kentucky continues to ramp up its contact tracing and disease tracking initiatives, but the efforts are receiving pushback from some quarters.

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Noting that sports broadcasts are slowly returning to the airwaves, Gov. Andy Beshear is pushing back the curfew placed on bars and restaurants.

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Local school districts in Kentucky will soon have more say - and more responsibility - when it comes to restarting in-person classes.

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In only his fourth formal address since taking office last December, Gov. Andy Beshear encouraged Kentuckians not to give up on the state's game plan for fighting COVID-19 - despite another record week of cases in the commonwealth.

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Kentucky crossed a COVID-19 threshold Wednesday, exceeding 1,000 deaths attributed to the virus. Gov. Andy Beshear is urging residents to use the news as a chance to reflect and reassess.

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The WUKY News Team has produced a special program examining the topic of back to school.  In this hour long report you hear from teachers, students, health professionals and university administrators all grappling with the challenge of education in the age of COVID-19.


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Kentucky has set a record for the number of positive coronavirus cases for the second straight week. Gov. Andy Beshear says the 4,742 confirmed cases for the week ending Sunday topped the record 4,503 cases from the previous week.

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Kentucky logged its third highest daily increase in COVID-19 cases Thursday. The report came as the state's top health official warned against overly optimistic predictions about a vaccine.

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