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Medal of Honor recipient Woody Williams was in Frankfort Sunday for the dedication of the 67th Gold Star Families Memorial Monument which was placed on the Capitol grounds. The dedication was a part of the observance of Gold Star Mothers and Families Day.

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Editor's note: This story was updated at 2:24 p.m. on Sept. 24 to reflect that the Franklin County Health Department has not confirmed a positive COVID-19 case at Bondurant Middle School as is being reported by the state.

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The City of Frankfort closed downtown streets Wednesday in anticipation of Attorney General Daniel Cameron's press conference regarding the Breonna Taylor case at the Kentucky History Center.

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Six more residents tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday, raising the total of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Franklin County to 616 since the pandemic began.

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Cleanup is underway after a fire that broke out over the weekend, caused damage to the Administrative Office of the Courts building in Frankfort.

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Gov. Andy Beshear announced 439 new cases of COVID-19 cases Sunday, bringing the state's total to 61,542 cases. Sixty-eight of the newly reported cases were from children ages 18 and younger, of which 12 were ages 5 and under. The youngest was two months old.

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With 14 new county residents diagnosed with the coronavirus on Friday, Franklin County is quickly approaching 600 total cases since the global health pandemic began in March.

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To bring greater awareness to the important protections vaccines provide, Gov. Andy Beshear, First Lady Britainy Beshear and their children, Will, 11, and Lila, 10, rolled up their sleeves and received flu shots this week at the Capitol.

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Voters got a first look at candidates for the Kentucky Senate District 7 seat on Tuesday night, as they met in the same virtual space for the first time of the fall election season to discuss the issues affecting district residents at a forum hosted by civic organization Together Frankfort.

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A man of words, there is no doubt former State Journal Editor Phil Swift would have done a better job writing about his life.

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Downtown Frankfort Inc. has created an online petition for citizens to voice support for a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district to facilitate the mixed use redevelopment project proposed for the former Capital Plaza land known as Parcels B and C.

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When General Assembly interns show up for their first day at the Capitol, one of the first things they learn is that the well-being of our representative democracy depends on upholding the people’s trust in their government.

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Both the number of new cases of the coronavirus declined sharply in Kentucky on Sunday, as did the number of deaths, Gov. Andy Beshear reported.

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After years of sitting vacant, the old Simon Warehouse at Broadway and Ann streets and a building at 100 Broadway that sits next to the former furniture storage facility may finally be put to use. 

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An administrative regulation sought by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission to allow horse racing tracks to build another facility within 60 miles was approved without comment and without a vote by the Licensing, Occupations and Administrative Regulations Committee on Thursday.

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Bars will have to close and restaurants must cut their indoor capacity to 25%, from 50%, under Gov. Andy Beshear's latest orders to control the surge of the coronavirus in Kentucky.

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A former state lawmaker, who also served as Kentucky Democratic party chairman, is heading to prison after being convicted of federal campaign violations.

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Wednesday is an important date in Kentucky this year. That’s when most legislation approved during the 2020 General Assembly takes effect.

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Franklin County is one of 18 central Kentucky governments to be granted reimbursements from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act for local governments with expenses related to COVID-19.

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Gov. Andy Beshear reported 272 new COVID-19 cases in the state Monday as the total number of cases inches closer to 20,000 with 19,653.

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The day after Gov. Andy Beshear ordered mandatory use of masks in public, Kentucky saw a near-record number of new cases of the coronavirus.

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LOUISVILLE — Kentucky House Majority Floor Leader John “Bam” Carney, who has been hospitalized for six months from a severe battle with pancreatitis, continues to make slow and steady improvement, his brother said last week in a Facebook post.Mark Carney said his brother was moved to Kindred…