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Gov. Beshear Reports Record-High Week for New COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

September 8th, 2021

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​​​​​​​FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 7, 2021) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear said Kentucky has recorded more than 13,000 new COVID-19 cases in just four days. The Governor also reported a record number of new COVID-19 cases in one week, from Aug. 30 to Sept. 5, with 30,680 cases, […]

2021 BUSCH STADIUM HOMESTAND HIGHLIGHTS #11

Bill Stephens

September 7th, 2021

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Monday, September 6—Sunday, September 12 ST. LOUIS, Mo., September 6, 2021 – The Cardinals are back at Busch Stadium for seven straight games starting with a four-games versus the defending World Series Champion Los Angeles Dodgers (Sept. 6-9), followed by a three-game weekend series with the […]

Kentucky governor pushing for changes to lure mega projects

Bill Stephens

September 7th, 2021

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Tucked into the pandemic-heavy agenda for a special legislative session is a request to strengthen Kentucky’s negotiating hand in trying to reel in mega-sized economic development projects. Gov. Andy Beshear says he’ll ask the GOP-led legislature to give the state’s recruiting […]

Gov. Beshear: Federal Medical Team Arrives in Kentucky, Increasing Hospital Capacity

Bill Stephens

September 7th, 2021

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Team in Morehead is latest assistance to hospitals, health care system battling deadly surge FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 5, 2021) – As part of the unprecedented effort by his administration to expand health care capacity and protect Kentuckians during this deadly spike in COVID-19 cases, Gov. Andy […]

Gov. Beshear Calls Special Legislative Session to Extend COVID-19 State of Emergency

Bill Stephens

September 5th, 2021

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Action necessary to continue pandemic measures needed to fight COVID-19 FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 4, 2021) – As COVID-19 cases increase at the fastest growth rate of the pandemic, straining Kentucky hospitals, Gov. Andy Beshear on Saturday called lawmakers to Frankfort next week to extend the pandemic state […]

GRDHD Reports 458 New Confirmed COVID-19 Infections & 4 COVID-19 Related Deaths as All Counties Continue as Areas of High Transmission

Bill Stephens

September 3rd, 2021

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On Friday, September 3, 2021, the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 458 newconfirmed COVID-19 cases with 152 in Daviess County, 17 in Hancock County, 122 in Henderson County,22 in McLean County, 75 in Ohio County, 28 in Union County, and 42 in Webster […]

CARDINALS ADD BRANDON DICKSON & ALI SÁNCHEZ; RYAN HELSLEY TO 60-DAY I.L. AS MLB ROSTERS EXPAND TO 28 PLAYERS

Bill Stephens

September 1st, 2021

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CINCINNATI, Ohio, September 1, 2021 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced that they have selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Brandon Dickson from Memphis (AAA) and recalled catcher Ali Sánchez from the Memphis roster prior to today’s double-header, as Major League Baseball rosters expand to 28 players for September.   The […]

Gov. Beshear: A Record 2,198 Kentuckians Hospitalized With COVID-19

Bill Stephens

August 30th, 2021

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More than 2.5 million Kentuckians have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 30, 2021) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear said a record 2,198 Kentuckians are hospitalized with COVID-19 and 56 new COVID-19 deaths were reported in just three days. Gov. […]

Temporary Diversion on US 60 in Henderson County to Begin Tuesday, Aug. 31

Bill Stephens

August 30th, 2021

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (Aug. 30, 2021) – Traffic on U.S. 60 near the Spottsville Bridge in Henderson County will be rerouted along a short temporary diversion that runs adjacent to U.S. 60 beginning Tuesday, Aug. 31. The diversion will contain two lanes to facilitate two-way traffic. This […]

CARDINALS & POST-DISPATCH ANNOUNCE $5.55 TICKET OFFER

Bill Stephens

August 30th, 2021

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Albert Pujols Set to Return to Busch Stadium For Just Second Time Since 2012 ST. LOUIS, Mo., August 30, 2021 – The St. Louis Cardinals and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch are teaming up to present fans with a special discount ticket offer. On sale now, fans can […]

Beshear: Virus surge would have led him to issue mask order

Bill Stephens

August 27th, 2021

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s governor says the latest batch of grim COVID-19 statistics would have spurred him to order a statewide mask mandate indoors if he still wielded the authority. But Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear says a recent Kentucky Supreme Court decision shifted such […]

Ex-Rep. Jonathan Shell running for agriculture commissioner

Bill Stephens

August 27th, 2021

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Former Kentucky state Rep. Jonathan Shell has announced he’ll run for state agriculture commissioner in 2023. Shell helped orchestrate Republicans’ historic takeover of the Kentucky House in 2016. He’s a former member of House leadership. He’s looking to relaunch a political […]

Quarantines, staffing shortages close some Kentucky schools

Bill Stephens

August 27th, 2021

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Facing a rise in new coronavirus cases, some Kentucky schools across the state are grappling with unintended consequences of legislative limits on at-home instruction days. A law passed by Kentucky’s GOP-dominated General Assembly this year has left some students out of […]

Gov. Beshear: ‘We are Breaking Our Record for COVID-19 Hospitalizations Every Day’

Bill Stephens

August 27th, 2021

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Governor announces record positivity rate; health care leaders say vaccinations are ‘No. 1 priority’ FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 26, 2021) – On Thursday during his weekly Team Kentucky update, Gov. Andy Beshear said hospitalizations have increased every day without exception for the past 42 days, from 239 people […]

Kentucky lawmaker charged in domestic dispute case resigns

Bill Stephens

August 25th, 2021

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky state lawmaker who is facing criminal charges for allegedly choking a woman during a domestic dispute in 2020 has resigned. State Republican Rep. Robert Goforth submitted a letter Tuesday to the governor’s office and the House speaker’s office announcing […]