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Changes are underway in the state's unemployment office after a reported vulnerability surfaced in the online application portal in April.

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Gov. Andy Beshear is vowing not to "bow to terror" following weekend protests at the Capitol, which saw armed demonstrators chant outside his residence.

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As officials scale up Kentucky's ability to trace contacts of those diagnosed with COVID-19, the state will be employing a three-part system to assess those affected, alert people who came into close proximity, and provide support for anyone asked to self-quarantine.

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As new coronavirus cases hold steady or even inch downward in the state, Kentucky is seeing a slight uptick in the number of deaths attributed to COVID-19. But there's a reason the disparity in numbers doesn't have health officials alarmed.

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Gov. Andy Beshear says the there are promising signs in the state's coronavirus data, but he's warning that politicization of safety guidelines could hurt recovery efforts.

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Despite a day of somber milestones in Kentucky's coronavirus outbreak, the state is drawing up new plans to reopen a series of businesses and attractions in June.

The Business Side: The Reopening of Restaurants

May 18, 2020

The current phase of the coronavirus pandemic seems to be concerned with when and how businesses can begin reopening their doors. As obscure as the guidance may be, one thing is clear: people are ready to get out again to their favorite bars and restaurants. Governor Andy Beshear has given the greenlight for many of them reopen this week.

 

This week on the Business Side, Dan Collins talks with Stacy Roof, President and CEO of the Kentucky Restaurant Association, about the reopening of restaurants and bars in the Bluegrass.

 

 


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Gov. Andy Beshear is lifting the state's travel ban and allowing gatherings of 10 people or fewer a few days ahead of schedule.

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While the state prepares to restart more sectors of the economy and lawsuits targeting his executive orders begin to mount, Gov. Andy Beshear is urging Kentuckians not to lose sight of the threat of COVID-19 resurgence.

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State health officials are reporting what appears to be the second case of a serious inflammatory condition linked to COVID-19 in youths.

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