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Gov. Beshear: Federal Communications Commission Offering Eligible Kentuckians an Internet Discount

Bill Stephens

May 13th, 2021

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Program also provides discount on one-time purchase of a computer, laptop or tablet FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 12, 2021) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear encouraged eligible Kentuckians to apply for a newly available discount through the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to help temporarily reduce their cost of […]

Consumer Alert: Attorney General Cameron Warns Kentuckians of Misleading Claims about Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids

Bill Stephens

May 13th, 2021

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 13, 2021) – During National Better Hearing and Speech Month, Attorney General Daniel Cameron issued a consumer alert warning Kentuckians of misleading claims about the safety and effectiveness of over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aid products. Some sellers of these products may claim their hearing […]

Transportation Secretary Jim Gray Issues Official Order to Speed Petroleum Supplies to Areas Affected by Colonial Pipeline Shutdown

Bill Stephens

May 12th, 2021

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Temporarily lifts restrictions on commercial drivers transporting petroleum products, ethanol FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 12, 2021) – Kentucky Transportation Secretary Jim Gray has signed an official order temporarily suspending certain restrictions on motor carriers engaged in transporting petroleum products and ethanol to states affected by the shutdown of […]

CARDINALS APPROVED TO INCREASE CAPACITY AT BUSCH STADIUM

Bill Stephens

May 12th, 2021

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Ballpark to Roughly Double Capacity with Minimum Three Feet of Distance Between Seating Pods Beginning Friday, May 21 vs. Chicago Cubs; Club Partnering with City of St. Louis to Host Three-Day Vaccination Event at Busch Stadium Starting Tomorrow with Vouchers for Two Free Tickets to […]

Gov. Beshear: 1,882,396 People Have Received at Least Their First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine in Kentucky

Bill Stephens

May 12th, 2021

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 11, 2021) – On Tuesday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced 1,882,396 people have received at least their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in Kentucky. “No matter where you are in the state, you can sign up for a COVID-19 vaccine near where you […]

Gov. Beshear: More Than 80% of Kentuckians 65 and Older Have Received at Least One COVID-19 Vaccine Dose

Bill Stephens

May 11th, 2021

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Governor also announces additional bar and restaurant restrictions will be lifted May 28 FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 10, 2021) – On Monday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced more than 80% of Kentuckians 65 and older have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose. To date, 1,875,554 people have […]

Gov. Beshear Updates Kentuckians on COVID-19 Vaccinations

Bill Stephens

May 10th, 2021

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 7, 2021) – On Friday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced 1,851,835 people have received at least their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in Kentucky. The Governor also said this week that Kentucky’s sales tax receipts from April hit $486.5 million and the state’s […]

Older Americans Month: Communities of Strength – May 2021

Bill Stephens

May 5th, 2021

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In tough times, communities find strength in people—and people find strength in their communities.  In the past year, we’ve seen this time and again in The Green River District as friends, neighbors, and businesses have found new ways to support each other. In our community, […]

Gov. Beshear Updates Kentuckians on COVID-19 Vaccinations

Bill Stephens

May 5th, 2021

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 4, 2021) – On Tuesday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced 1,835,176 people have received at least their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in Kentucky. “We’re getting closer to reaching our 2.5 million–vaccine Team Kentucky Vaccination Challenge every day, but we need to pick up the […]

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE LIMITED SPRING MINI PHOTO SESSIONS AT BUSCH STADIUM

Bill Stephens

May 5th, 2021

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20-Minute Private Photo Session Packages For Families or Groups Up to Six On Sale Now ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 4, 2021 – The St. Louis Cardinals Special Events team has announced a limited number of Spring mini photo sessions at Busch Stadium on Monday, May 31.  The […]

CARDINALS-METS GAME POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER

Bill Stephens

May 5th, 2021

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Tonight’s Game to be made-up as Single-Admission Double-Header tomorrow at 4:15 p.m. ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 4, 2021 – The St. Louis Cardinals have announced that tonight’s 6:45 p.m. CT game against the New York Mets at Busch Stadium has been postponed due to inclement weather.  […]

Gov. Beshear: 1,833,652 People Have Received at Least One Dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine in Kentucky

Bill Stephens

May 4th, 2021

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State transitions to federal COVID-19 reporting system FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 3, 2021) – On Monday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced 1,833,652 people have received at least their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in Kentucky. The Governor said starting today, the state will transition to the federal […]

AAA: Kentucky Gas Prices Increase; Nationwide Demand Decreases

Bill Stephens

May 3rd, 2021

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Gas prices in West Central Kentucky are five cents higher this week at $2.696, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. This week’s average prices: Western Central KY Average                       $2.696Average price during the week of April […]

ADAM WAINWRIGHT RETURNS FROM COVID IL

Bill Stephens

May 3rd, 2021

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OUTFIELDER AUSTIN DEAN OPTIONED TO MEMPHIS (AAA) ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 3, 2021 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to tonight’s series opener with the New York Mets that they have activated pitcher Adam Wainwright from the COVID-19 IL and optioned outfielder Austin Dean […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19 Vaccinations, Wishes Kentuckians a Happy Derby Weekend

Bill Stephens

April 30th, 2021

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For detailed information on COVID-19 vaccinations and more, visit kycovid19.ky.gov. FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 30, 2021) – On Friday, Gov. Andy Beshear wished all Kentuckians a happy Derby weekend and announced 1,760,933 Kentuckians have received at least their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. “I hope all Kentuckians […]