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Beshear Eyes Easing All Capacity Restrictions By July

May 7, 2021
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  Gov. Andy Beshear said he will relax some of the state’s pandemic-related capacity restrictions in three weeks.

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  When it comes to deciding whether to get the COVID-19 vaccine, a new poll found that Kentuckians overwhelmingly trust information from medical experts close to home. 

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  One of the big three credit rating agencies has upgraded Kentucky’s financial outlook from “negative” to “stable,” easing worries from last year that the coronavirus pandemic would devastate the state’s official pocketbook.

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A group of Latino leaders in Tennessee has formed a political action committee with the goal of electing Latino Democrats in the state.

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Republican Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles is calling on Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear to set a firm “reopening” date for the state amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Tennessee’s General Assembly passed several last-minute measures on Wednesday night before adjourning for the year. The measures touch high-interest subjects, including unemployment, constitutional challenges to state laws and the lessons taught in public schools.

WKMS' Ohio Valley Resource Reporter/Assistant News Director Liam Niemeyer recently won a regional Edward R. Murrow Award from the Radio Television Digital News Association, or RTDNA, the world's largest professional organization devoted to broadcast and digital journalism.

Hopkinsville Mayor Will Present City Budget Recommendations Friday

May 6, 2021
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  Wendell Lynch will present his first proposed budget as Hopkinsville’s elected mayor at 9 a.m. Friday, May 7, at the Hopkinsville Municipal Center. 

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A Lexington nonprofit organization is offering free, virtual training for small business owners, aiming to energize local entrepreneurs.

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In the next installment of Land Between the Lakes' Wildlife Report, Woodlands Nature Station lead naturalist John Pollpeter speaks to Tracy Ross about box turtles and what to do when one is found in the wild (or on the road). 

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