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Scam Alert: Loan Repayment Companies Scamming Students, Charging Them For Services Available for Free

Bill Stephens

April 16th, 2021

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 16, 2021) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear and the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) warned that if Kentucky students owe money on federal student loans, they should watch out for scamming loan repayment companies. The companies offering to help students lower their […]

Gov. Beshear: ‘There are Half a Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Available in Kentucky Right Now’

Bill Stephens

April 16th, 2021

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Governor encourages Kentuckians to sign up today at vaccine.ky.gov to help meet Team Kentucky Vaccination Challenge FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 15, 2021) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear said Kentucky has 499,735 Moderna and Pfizer vaccines on hand and ready to be administered, more than half the number the state […]

Bridge Inspection Scheduled for Shawneetown Bridge on Tuesday, April 20th

Bill Stephens

April 15th, 2021

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Inspection scheduled for completion on Sunday, April 25th MADISONVILLE, Ky. (April 15, 2021) – The Kentuckty Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 2 Office advises motorists of an inspection on the Shawneetown Bridge over the Ohio River.  A contractor will begin the inspection process on Tuesday, April, 20th with […]

Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Releases March 2021 Unemployment Report

Bill Stephens

April 15th, 2021

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Unemployment Rate Chart Employment Chart March COVID-19 Statement EDITOR’S NOTE: Links to the unemployment rate chart and the employment chart are below. FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 15, 2021) — Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary March 2021 unemployment rate was 5%, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), […]

Interview: Kentucky governor sees useful lessons in pandemic

Bill Stephens

April 15th, 2021

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear says there are lessons to be drawn from the COVID-19 pandemic. He says one result is a greater sense of shared responsibility. He says another lesson is the role social media plays to amplify small groups. The […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Bill Stephens

April 15th, 2021

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 14, 2021) – On Wednesday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced a 3.33% COVID-19 positivity rate and 782 new COVID-19 cases. “While not a drastic change, today’s increase in the positivity rate is concerning,” said Gov. Beshear. “This is why it’s so important for Kentuckians […]

Kentucky State Police Pursuit

Bill Stephens

April 12th, 2021

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Central City, KY. (April 9, 2021) – On Friday April 9, 2021 at approximately 1:54 pm CT Officer John Mark Sweeney observed a blue 2007 Toyota traveling east at a high rate of speed on the Western Kentucky Parkway near Central City.  Sweeney attempted to stop […]

Kentucky reports 505 new COVID-19 cases

Bill Stephens

April 12th, 2021

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has reported more than 500 new coronavirus cases and a slightly higher statewide rate of positive virus cases. Eighteen more virus-related deaths were reported Saturday in Kentucky. That includes eight deaths from the state’s audit as it strives to get […]

Gov. Beshear Signs Bills that Help Build a Better Kentucky

Bill Stephens

April 9th, 2021

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Legislation supports Historically Black Colleges and Universities, economic development in the West End; limits no-knock warrants LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 9, 2021) – On Friday, at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage, Gov. Andy Beshear signed three bills that will help build a better Kentucky by supporting […]

Gov. Beshear: More Than 11,000 COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments Available at Cardinal Stadium

Bill Stephens

April 9th, 2021

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Kentuckians can preregister now; state officials also provide update on unemployment insurance FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 8, 2021) – On Thursday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced the Cardinal Stadium COVID-19 vaccination site in Louisville has 11,000 appointments that Kentuckians can preregister for at UofLHealth.org or by calling 502-681-1453. “As you all […]

Kentucky State Police Investigating Police Action Shooting in Ohio County

Bill Stephens

April 9th, 2021

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Suspect Shot After Charging Deputies with a Knife HARTFORD, Ky. (April 8, 2021)—Kentucky State Police Post 16-Henderson was notified by Ohio County Sheriff’s Department around 1:45p.m. to investigate a shooting involving an Ohio County Sheriff’s deputy and a wanted suspect. The preliminary investigation reveals Ohio […]

Crack Sealing Efforts to be Addressed on KY 56 in Webster County on April 12

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April 9th, 2021

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Work scheduled for completion within 1- 2 days MADISONVILLE, Ky. (April 9, 2021) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 2 Office notifies motorists of the application of a preventative asphalt overlay on KY 56 in Webster County. Overlays provide a smooth, solid surface to what was […]

The Kentucky Indiana All-Star Game to Return to the Owensboro Sportscenter

Bill Stephens

April 6th, 2021

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Owensboro, KY (April 6, 2021) – Spectra, the providers of Venue Management to the Owensboro Sportscenter, is excited to announce the return of the Kentucky Indiana All-Star Game to Owensboro! The Kentucky Indiana All-Star Game is the oldest continuing high school all-star game in the U.S.  […]

2021 OPENING DAY IN ST. LOUIS – SCHEDULE & DETAILS

Bill Stephens

April 6th, 2021

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2021 OPENING DAY IN ST. LOUIS – SCHEDULE & DETAILS Cardinals to Welcome Fans Back at Busch Stadium for First Time in 544 Days ST. LOUIS, Mo., April 6, 2021 – A pregame ceremony that welcomes home the 2021 St. Louis Cardinals, honors the club’s Hall […]

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE SPECIAL $8 TICKET OFFER

Bill Stephens

April 6th, 2021

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Discounted Tickets Available for Three-Game Series vs. Nationals ST. LOUIS, Mo., April 6, 2021 – To help celebrate the opening of the 2021 season and the return of fans to Busch Stadium, the St. Louis Cardinals are presenting fans with a special discount ticket offer.  On […]