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Five local Kentucky State Police civilian employees were honored during a private ceremony that was postponed from last year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said Friday that the public can expect an “imminent” release of the details of a 10-year business plan to help move the United States Postal Service to a more solid financial footing.

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The state Department of Military Affairs will receive federal aid for Frankfort's Capital City Airport, one of 11 airports across the state to receive funding through the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplement Appropriations Act.

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The Kentucky Department of Revenue has extended the 2020 state individual income tax filing deadline from April 15 to May 17. On Wednesday, the federal Internal Revenue Service issued the same extension due to delays and disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The number of new cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky continued to drop on Sunday, as did those hospitalized due to the coronavirus.

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Despite travel restrictions and closures in Kentucky due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which led to less travel, the number of highway deaths rose in 2020.

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As Kentucky digs out from the latest winter storm and braces for yet another one on Wednesday and Thursday, leaders of the General Assembly have canceled all activities this week.

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Editor's Note: This article was updated Friday, Feb. 12 at 2:53 p.m. and 1:14 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14 to add information submitted by the Frankfort-Franklin County Office of Emergency Management and correct the spelling of Kimberly Davenport's name.

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Franklin County Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd granted a court order Wednesday to temporarily block a new law that Gov. Andy Beshear argues would dangerously weaken the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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State Transportation Secretary Jim Gray manages a $2.2 billion budget and has been president of an international construction firm, two-term mayor of Lexington and Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate, but he says none of those responsibilities has been more important than his new one: get…

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Two new Kentucky State Police troopers, who recently graduated from the training academy as part of the 100th class, have been assigned to Post 12 in Frankfort.

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The third time was the charm for a pro-life measure passed by the Kentucky General Assembly during the first week of the 2021 session.

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With an increased threat of domestic terrorism at state capitols following the Jan. 6 attack by on the U.S. Capitol and to ensure the safety of Frankfort residents, Gov. Andy Beshear has heightened security measures, including closing the Capitol grounds on Sunday.

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LOUISVILLE — The Kentucky National Guard will send approximately 270 personnel to the National Capitol Region this weekend to assist civilian law enforcement with security operations leading up to the Presidential Inauguration on Wednesday.

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The Kentucky General Assembly spent the last day of the first part of the 2021 session working on the state budget and sent one bill to the governor.

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Kentucky added 4,560 COVID-19 cases Wednesday, the fourth highest number since the pandemic began, Gov. Andy Beshear said.

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The legislature's planned changes in the governor's emergency powers will address "an institutional situation, not an individual situation" like Gov. Andy Beshear's ongoing mandates during the coronavirus pandemic, Senate President Robert Stivers said on the eve of the 2021 session.

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Frankfort's Julian Carroll was one of five former governors and their spouses to receive the first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in the Capitol Rotunda on Monday, as part of a bipartisan effort to ensure Kentuckians of the safety and effectiveness of the vaccines.

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House Minority Caucus Chair Derrick Graham, of Frankfort, was one of 11 top legislative leaders to receive the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in the Capitol Rotunda on Monday.

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In his first COVID-19 update of 2021, Gov. Andy Beshear’s office confirmed 1,470 new cases of the virus and 22 more deaths statewide on Saturday.