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Students on week three of online schooling

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Students across the state are spending their week days at home rather than at school. Students are doing class work from home and online. While teachers are unable…

Telemedicine takes off in COVID-19 era

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - It's been around for years: telemedicine, where patients are seen by a doctor through a smartphone or tablet. Up to now, telemedicine has been somewhat slow to catch on…

McConnell: Impeachment 'diverted attention' from coronavirus

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Donald Trump's impeachment trial distracted the federal government from the novel coronavirus as it reached the United States in January. The Kentucky Republican told conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt on…

Kentucky lawmakers to take up 1-year budget due to pandemic

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Key Kentucky lawmakers say the legislature will be presented a one-year state spending plan. Lawmakers traditionally pass two-year budgets. Sen. Chris McDaniel on Tuesday said the rare move was caused by disruptions from the coronavirus pandemic.…

Beshear announces surge in coronavirus cases, deaths

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's impact from the coronavirus pandemic has worsened. Gov. Andy Beshear on Tuesday announced 114 new cases and seven more deaths linked to the illness. It was the highest-number of cases and deaths reported in a…

Atmos Energy donates $1.5 million to food banks across the country

OWENSBORO, Ky.  –  The Atmos Energy/Robert W. Best Charitable Giving Fund announced the donation of $1.5 million to stock food bank shelves nationwide. Atmos Energy recognizes that while many families struggle with food insecurity on a regular basis; the number…

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