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Kentucky governor to quarantine after security guard tests positive for coronavirus

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky’s governor said Sunday that he will quarantine after a member of his security detail who drove with his family the day before later tested positive for COVID-19.Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear said he and his family feel fine and show no coronavirus symptoms. Beshear’s wife and their two children also will quarantine.Beshear’s…

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Kentucky AG Daniel Cameron says Megan Thee Stallion’s ‘SNL’ performance was ‘disgusting’

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron responded Tuesday to critics, including rapper Megan Thee Stallion who slammed him during a recent performance on “Saturday Night Live” over his handling of the Breonna Taylor case, saying it exposes their intolerance and hypocrisy.During the performance over the weekend, Megan Thee Stallion, whose real name is Megan Pete, played…

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Kentucky vs Auburn live stream: Watch online, TV channel, start time

Kentucky will travel to Auburn for an SEC clash on Saturday as the conference’s 2020 season kicks off.Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the SEC adopted a 10-game, conference-only schedule pushed back three weeks from its initial Labor Day weekend start. Despite the ACC and Big 12 already underway, the SEC entered this week with eight teams ranked in…

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Kentucky lawmaker, sponsor of ‘Breonna’s Law,’ back on protest line after arrest

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The state lawmaker behind a police reform bill known as “Breonna’s Law” was back on the streets with protesters Friday after being arrested with a group of demonstrators the previous night.Rep. Attica Scott, D-Frankfort, joined a few hundred others downtown for the third night of demonstrations after the state attorney general announced…

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Kentucky Supreme Court: Legal fees OK in Purdue Pharma case

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky’s Supreme Court has ruled that Gov. Andy Beshear properly paid a law firm $4.2 million in legal fees for helping the state settle a lawsuit against opioid-maker Purdue Pharma when he was attorney general. The state Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Beshear, a Democrat, rightfully paid the Louisville law firm,…

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Kentucky AG: Celebrities, influencers do not ‘understand the facts’ of Breonna Taylor case

During a press conference announcing the grand jury report on the Breonna Taylor case, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron urged the public to not be swayed by celebrities, influencers, or activists who do not “understand the facts” of the case.Sept. 23, 2020

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Kentucky city prepares for Breonna Taylor announcement

Kentucky’s largest city is preparing for more protests and possible unrest in advance of the state attorney general’s announcement about whether he will charge officers in Breonna Taylor’s shooting deathBy DYLAN LOVAN and REBECCA REYNOLDS YONKER Associated PressSeptember 22, 2020, 11:28 PM• 5 min readLOUISVILLE, Ky. — Officials in Kentucky’s largest city were preparing Tuesday…

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Kentucky infectious disease expert who pushed mask-wearing dies of COVID-19

September 20, 2020 | 10:02am A Kentucky infectious disease expert who forcefully led local calls to wear masks has died after a four-month battle against COVID-19. Dr. Rebecca Shadowen, 62, had been a vocal advocate for mask-wearing from the very early stages of the coronavirus pandemic reaching the US, posting about it on social media,…

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FACT CHECK: Does This Photo Show Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear At The 2020 Kentucky Derby Without A Mask?

An image shared on Facebook purportedly shows Democratic Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear at the 2020 Kentucky Derby while not wearing a mask. Verdict: False The image actually shows Beshear at the 2017 Longines Kentucky Oaks. He did not attend the 2020 Kentucky Derby in person. Fact Check: The Kentucky Derby is typically held the first…

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Kentucky Derby 2020 winner: Authentic wins title in Louisville

Erick W. Rasco — Sports IllustratedAuthentic won the 146th running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday in Louisville, Ky., holding off pre-race favorite Tiz The Law down the stretch.The colt was piloted by jockey John Velazquez, who took home his fifth Triple Crown race and third Kentucky Derby. Authentic was trained by Bob Baffert, who…