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Tom Latek, Author at Jessamine Journal

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State Capitol loop closing for security reasons

Much like Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House was closed to vehicular traffic over 25 years ago in Washington, D.C., security considerations will ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 3:49 pm

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Bill proposes state paying total cost of full-day kindergarten

Legislation proposed for the 2022 regular session of the Kentucky General Assembly would make state funding for the entire cost of full-day kindergarten a permanent ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 3:44 pm

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COVID in Kentucky ‘bad as it has ever been in pandemic’

Gov. Andy Beshear on Monday repeated his request to Kentuckians to get vaccinated and wear a mask, as 2,426 new cases of COVID-19 were reported ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 7:18 am

Jessamine County

Hospitals filling up with COVID-19 patients as virus surge continues 

FRANKFORT, Ky.  – A record number of Kentuckians are hospitalized as the delta variant continues to burn through the population, causing Governor Andy Beshear to ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, August 25, 2021 6:10 pm

COVID-19

Hospitals filling up with COVID-19 patients as virus surge continues 

FRANKFORT, Ky.  – A record number of Kentuckians are hospitalized as the delta variant continues to burn through the population, causing Governor Andy Beshear to ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, August 25, 2021 6:00 pm

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COVID-19 cases in children at all-time high, hospitals nearing capacity, Governor warns

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Andy Beshear warned Tuesday that cases of COVID-19 in children are at an all-time high, hospitals are nearing capacity, and that ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, August 18, 2021 8:21 pm

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Hospitals feeling crunch from COVID-19, urge vaccinations 

By TOM LATEK Kentucky Today FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Andy Beshear said the Delta variant of COVID-19 continues to rise, including with younger people, and ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, August 18, 2021 8:06 pm

Jessamine County

80% of Kentucky’s counties now in COVID ‘red zone’ 

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Friday saw another large number of new COVID-19 cases in Kentucky, thanks largely to the delta variant. At the current pace, the ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, August 12, 2021 6:13 pm

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Ky. National Guard cuts some training because of ‘funding shortage’

The Kentucky National Guard is scaling back some training activities this month, due in part to expenses incurred while deployed to the U.S. Capitol following ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, August 5, 2021 7:56 am

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Beshear urges unemployed to rejoin workforce before benefits end 

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Andy Beshear is encouraging Kentuckians who are drawing federal pandemic unemployment insurance benefits to rejoin the workforce before those programs expire ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, August 4, 2021 11:36 am

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