COVID-19

Funds Aimed At Protecting Kentuckians From scams, Fraud

Oct 22, 2020
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Gov. Andy Beshear says Kentucky has been awarded more than $780,000 in federal funding that will be used to help protect residents from scams, fraud and price gouging during the coronavirus pandemic. 

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As Illinois battles a resurgence of the coronavirus, the governor is laying groundwork for distributing a vaccine when it becomes available.

Tennessee Releases Vaccine Distribution Plan

Oct 22, 2020
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Tennessee’s Department of Health has revealed its plan to distribute COVID-19 vaccines once they become available. 

Despite the cascade of other crises this year, climate change has emerged as a key election issue.

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Governor Andy Beshear today reported Kentucky’s second highest number of COVID-19 cases and deaths in one day. Beshear confirmed 1,487 new cases of coronavirus and 21 deaths attributable to the virus. 

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The Tennessee Department of Health has launched a new website to keep the public up to speed on the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate Amy McGrath said she supports a ruling Tuesday allowing a grand juror in the Breonna Taylor case to publicly discuss the proceedings. McGrath, who’s facing Republican U.S. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in the November election, also spoke about federal COVID-19 relief negotiations and access to healthcare to at least 60 people during a campaign stop in Murray.

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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear says the moratorium on disconnecting utilities for nonpayment is ending in Kentucky. 

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At the daily coronavirus briefing on Monday, Gov. Andy Beshear acknowledged that Kentucky mistakenly overpaid people who requested unemployment benefits — and advised recipients to save that money if they’re notified of an investigation because the state may eventually ask for it back.

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Researchers in Britain are preparing to start a controversial COVID-19 "human challenge" study in which dozens of healthy volunteers will be exposed to live coronavirus in an effort to speed up vaccine development.

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