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Josephine Sculpture Park closed to the public at dusk Thursday to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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The following calls were received by the Frankfort Police Department, Franklin County Sheriff’s office, Frankfort Fire and EMS, and Franklin County Fire Department Wednesday:

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Franklin County Schools has made a few tweaks to its emergency feeding program, which will continue while students are on Spring Break next week.

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The following calls were received by the Frankfort Police Department, Franklin County Sheriff’s office, Frankfort Fire and EMS, and Franklin County Fire Department Tuesday:

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Editor's note: This article was updated with more information on which lab is processing the pilot site COVID-19 tests at 5:30 p.m. on March 31. This article was updated again with more information on who will qualify for drive-through testing at 5:45 p.m. on March 31. 

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The following calls were received by the Frankfort Police Department, Franklin County Sheriff’s office, Frankfort Fire and EMS, and Franklin County Fire Department Monday:

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The following calls were received by the Frankfort Police Department, Franklin County Sheriff’s office, Frankfort Fire and EMS, and Franklin County Fire Department Friday through Sunday:

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Like many distilleries across the country, Sazerac Co. — the largest producer of distilled spirits in the U.S. and the parent company of Buffalo Trace — has started production of hand sanitizer to fill a need during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Kentucky compares favorably to its major bordering states in the first public estimates of the impact of the coronavirus on the U.S. health-care system and the number of deaths expected from the COVID-19 disease caused by the virus.

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For Laryn Bishop missing a large chunk of her senior year at Franklin County High School due to the coronavirus pandemic hasn’t been easy, but it has allowed the teen more time to dabble in something she hasn’t picked up in a few years — sidewalk chalk.

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In the midst of leading Kentucky’s response to a worldwide pandemic that has infected more than 300 Kentuckians, Gov. Andy Beshear signed more than 35 bills this week.

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Looking for a fun, free way to get a bit of exercise and enjoy art in a natural environment? Josephine Sculpture Park’s 30 acres of walking trails among 70-plus public art installations in a wildlife habitat remains open from dusk to dawn.

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The following calls were received by the Frankfort Police Department, Franklin County Sheriff’s office, Frankfort Fire and EMS, and Franklin County Fire Department Thursday:

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This week, for the first time since The State Journal moved into its building on Wilkinson Boulevard in the 1990s, the newspaper isn’t being assembled each day from the location. Despite the office being closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, it is still business as usual for journalists an…

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The following calls were received by the Frankfort Police Department, Franklin County Sheriff’s office, Frankfort Fire and EMS, and Franklin County Fire Department Wednesday:

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In response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak and its impact on schools, KET (Frankfort Plant Board cable channel 24 and 524) will be modifying the weekday daytime schedule on its main channel beginning Monday to "ensure Kentucky students of every age have access to high-quality, free educati…