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Lexington city council members spent more than four hours Thursday, working to pin down decisions regarding federal coronavirus recovery dollars.
Kentucky Utilities is modifying its tree-cutting program around transmission lines in Lexington. The Lexington City Council this week signed off on taking the power company to court in an effort to put a pause on clear-cutting.
Fayette County health officials are reporting the first three confirmed flu cases for this influenza season. Health Department Spokesman Kevin Hall said there are many more flu cases out in the community beyond these lab-confirmed cases.
Ky. lawmakers plan to quickly pass redistricting maps
Ky. lawmaker proposes decriminalizing cannabis possession and use
Finding quality, affordable, accessible child care was already challenging working parents in Kentucky and across the nation. Then came the pandemic. Day care centers were closed and many have struggled to recover. Finding people qualified and willing to do the work for low pay has become more difficult than ever. In this edition: Dustin Pugel, Senior Policy Analyst, Kentucky Center for Economic Policy; Patricia Tennen, Chief Operating Officer, Kentucky Youth Advocates; Brigitte Blom, President & CEO of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence; Dr. Sarah Vanover, Director of the Division of Child Care, Kentucky Cabinet for Health & Family Services
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Berea is building community with a lot of love and a very large crocheted holiday tree
Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road recently launched a campaign to build a 6- million- dollar state- of- the- art facility in Northern Kentucky. It’s intended to bring opportunities including everything from camping and archery to STEM activities. Arts Reporter Cheri Lawson has this special report.
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Business and the EconomyKentucky’s agriculture economy appears headed for a record-breaking year, even during uncertainties associated with COVID-19.
President Biden visits the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., to talk about measures the White House will take to fight COVID-19 this winter. His visit comes as the new omicron variant of the virus has sparked concern worldwide.
Lexington’s city council is considering taking Kentucky Utilities to court over its tree removal program. A KU representative says clear cutting is the appropriate measure in certain circumstances.
Lexington city council members have made preliminary decisions regarding more than $60 million in federal coronavirus relief funding. Council has held a number of sessions to discuss and act on community projects.
Breonna Taylor’s ex-boyfriend, the target of police raids, sentenced to probation
Judge blocks federal contractor vaccine mandate for KY, OH, TN
2,558 new coronavirus cases reported in Kentucky Tuesday, Nov. 30
Young women from 54 Kentucky counties in the Appalachian Regional Commission area are being invited to apply for six science, technology, engineering, and math related college scholarships.
Business and the EconomyAppHarvest continues to grow its school-based container farms in eastern Kentucky. A ceremony Monday recognized the seventh facility, this one at the Floyd County School of Innovation.
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