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Kentucky governor points to virus spread among children

Aug. 13, 2020 6:43 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear pointed Thursday to the spread of COVID-19 among children in urging school districts to show patience and hold off resuming in-person classes until late September. The state's public health commissioner warned that Kentucky's coronavirus cases have spiked to record...

A Kentucky tour brings ‘new truth’ to the Henry Clay story

Jul. 11, 2020 10:22 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — “But I am free from American slavery, after wearing the galling chains on my limbs 53 years 9 of which it has been my unhappy lot to be the slave of Henry Clay. It has been said by some, that Clay’s slaves had rather live with him than be free, but I had rather this day,...

Kentucky to offer limited in-person unemployment services

Jun. 27, 2020 12:49 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky will begin offering in-person unemployment insurance services next week. Appointments will be available beginning on Monday in Frankfort, at the Mayo-Underwood Building, according to a news release from the state Labor Cabinet. The appointments will be available Monday...