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Con artists stealing personal and financial information via fake emails

Con artists stealing personal and financial information via fake emails

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

December 3rd, 2018

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FRANKFORT, KY. (Dec. 3, 2018) – Kentuckians shopping online this Christmas season should be on the lookout for scam emails, Attorney General Andy Beshear warned today. With Christmas shopping in full swing, and the National Retail Federation predicting spending to increase by more than 4 […]

National Influenza Vaccination Week: December 2-8, 2018

National Influenza Vaccination Week: December 2-8, 2018

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

December 3rd, 2018

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Barbara J Fox The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, encourages Kentuckians to get a flu shot during National Influenza Vaccination Week, Dec. 2-8, to help prevent the spread of flu this holiday season. “The flu vaccine […]

State: Technology upgrade to benefit social services staff

State: Technology upgrade to benefit social services staff

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

December 3rd, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials say a technology upgrade will allow state social workers to spend less time on paperwork. The Cabinet for Health and Family Services says about 1,800 social workers and social services staff will receive tablets to replace laptop and desktop […]

Kentucky lawmaker will challenge election he lost by 1 vote

Kentucky lawmaker will challenge election he lost by 1 vote

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

December 1st, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker in Kentucky says he will challenge the results of an election he lost by one vote. Kentucky state Rep. DJ Johnson lost to Democrat Jim Glenn by a single vote on Election Day. County officials reviewed the […]

GOP nominates David Osborne as Kentucky’s next House speaker

GOP nominates David Osborne as Kentucky’s next House speaker

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 30th, 2018

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FRAKNFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Republicans on Thursday nominated David Osborne to be the next speaker of the state House of Representatives, putting him in charge of a caucus that had been rocked by a sexual harassment scandal but emerged with a super majority following […]

Coal miners urge Congress extension of black lung funding

Coal miners urge Congress extension of black lung funding

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 29th, 2018

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By DYLAN LOVAN , Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Former Appalachian coal miners and supporters are in Washington this week to urge lawmakers to extend a tax that benefits miners sick with black lung disease. The excise tax paid by coal companies funds the […]

State releases county unemployment data for October 2018

State releases county unemployment data for October 2018

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 29th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 29, 2018) – Unemployment rates rose in 76 Kentucky counties between October 2017 and October 2018, fell in 34, and stayed the same in 10 counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce […]

Kentucky official downplays concern about new Medicaid rules

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 27th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s chief health official has downplayed concerns that thousands of people will lose Medicaid coverage now that the federal government has re-approved new eligibility rules. Last week, the Trump administration gave Kentucky permission to require some of Kentucky’s Medicaid population to […]

H.E.A.T. (Henderson Entrepreneurial and Technology) Lab to Open A Co-work Space for Individual Entrepreneurs

H.E.A.T. (Henderson Entrepreneurial and Technology) Lab to Open A Co-work Space for Individual Entrepreneurs

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 27th, 2018

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The HEAT (Henderson Entrepreneurial and Technology) Lab is a co-work space that allows individual entrepreneurs the opportunity to work independently or collaboratively in affordable, shared office space that includes office equipment, internet connectivity and other amenities found in a typical office. The HEAT Lab is […]

Eagle Watch Weekends Available At Kentucky State Parks

Eagle Watch Weekends Available At Kentucky State Parks

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 27th, 2018

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Trips Available In January, February FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 27, 2018) – A unique tradition for more than 40 years, Kentucky State Parks announced dates for its 2019 Eagle Watch Weekends, a chance to observe bald eagles as they gather around the major lakes of western […]