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Bracing for a dramatic downturn in its tax collections, Kentucky’s General Assembly has no choice but to pass a one-year budget and then regroup next year, said Sen. Damon Thayer, R-Georgetown.

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FRANKFORT — The 16 statewide colleges of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System will have only online/remote classes through the end of the semester, and postponed spring commencement, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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FRANKFORT — Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles says major farm credit firms have told him they are united to help the state’s farmers get through the coronavirus pandemic. 

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FRANKFORT — The Kentucky Department of Education notified all Kentucky public school superintendents Tuesday that K-PREP testing for the 2019-2020 school year has been canceled.

FRANKFORT —  A House bill to help combat human trafficking in Kentucky has cleared another legislative hurdle as it won approval from a Senate committee on Thursday.

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Kentucky’s phone line and website for filing unemployment insurance claims were not functioning as of Tuesday afternoon and have not since Monday morning, when Gov. Andy Beshear ordered all restaurants and bars to close dine-in services in an effort to curb the new coronavirus.

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MURRAY – There have been numerous stories unveiled over the past few weeks about how passengers aboard cruise ships were kept on those vessels in quarantine due to suspicions that passengers or crew members had been infected by the 2019 novel coronavirus COVID-19.

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FRANKFORT — Kentucky has seen its first death related to the coronavirus and Andy Beshear announced more restrictions in order to comb at the spread of the disease in the state, which has seen 21 positive cases to this point.