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Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear says areas near the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort will be closed on Sunday in anticipation of upcoming demonstrations at statehouses nationwide.

CDC

Illinois received 43,000 doses in its first shipment of a COVID-19 vaccine Monday as health officials reported another 103 coronavirus deaths statewide.

WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

  Tennessee will funnel $300,000 of federal coronavirus relief dollars to help cover the cost of 90 additional police cadet scholarships as part of Gov. Bill Lee’s initiative to strengthen policing.

McCracken County Sheriff's Office

  A Kentucky sheriff says a deputy investigating a stolen vehicle fatally shot a suspect after the man pointed a gun at him.

Tennessee Correction Department

Gov. Bill Lee says he delayed the execution of a Tennessee death row inmate because he did not believe the amount of resources needed to pull off an execution in the middle of a pandemic was the “right thing to do.” 

WKMS

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s prominent role in the federal response to the coronavirus pandemic has become Topic A in his bitter campaign against Democratic challenger Amy McGrath in Kentucky. 

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The state of Illinois has collected $52 million in taxes from legal adult-use marijuana sales.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is seeking public feedback as part of a study on transportation issues in Mayfield. 

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A fence will go up around the Kentucky Governor’s Mansion in response to a spring demonstration during which armed protesters gathered outside the home and then hanged Gov. Andy Beshear in effigy.

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Federal prosecutors are seeking prison time for Kentucky’s former Democratic Party chief when he is sentenced this week, but attorneys for Jerry Lundergan are seeking probation.

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