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April 1, 2020

Fake Coronavirus testing reported in Louisville

Maggie Davis 6:45pm April 1, 2020 4/1/20

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During Gov. Andy Beshear’s daily Coronavirus briefing, he warned Kentuckians of potential COVID-19 testing scams, referencing “pop-up testing” in the city of Louisville. WAVE 3 News in Louisville also reported the pop-up sites, which are conducting mouth swabs and telling patients their results can be read in 24 hours. However, mouth swabs cannot test for…

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Gov. Beshear announces 93 new COVID-19 cases, two confirmed deaths

Maggie Davis 5:44pm April 1, 2020 4/1/20 Comments Disabled

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It’s another day in the Bluegrass, which means Gov. Andy Beshear has more updates on Coronavirus and the Commonwealth. There are 93 new cases and two additional deaths in Kentucky as of Beshear’s Wednesday evening press conference. The confirmed cases are in Jefferson (31 new cases), Harrison (8 new cases) and Daviess (8 new cases)…

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March 31, 2020

Gov. Beshear Announces 114 More Cases of Coronavirus in Kentucky, 7 New Deaths

Zack Geoghegan 11:30pm March 31, 2020 3/31/20

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Kentucky hit a new record-high of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the state, and it likely won’t be the last time it happens. During his daily press briefing at 5 p.m., Governor Andy Beshear announced that 114 new cases of the virus have been discovered, including six deaths. 58 of the new cases are from…

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Former Kentucky Soccer Star Battling COVID-19 While Living in Finland

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm March 31, 2020 3/31/20 Comments Disabled

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“If I don’t get to the hospital at all, I’ll probably die.” A former Kentucky soccer star is still recovering from a positive case of the coronavirus that he says had him close to death. According to the Herald-Leader, Antti J. Peltonen, a one-time Wildcat soccer standout and current resident of Finland, was battling the virus for…

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Gov. Andy Beshear announces evictions in Kentucky have been suspended

Jack Pilgrim 7:45pm March 31, 2020 3/31/20

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Gov. Andy Beshear has suspended all evictions, effective immediately. During his 5 p.m. press briefing, Beshear announced that while Kentucky’s state of emergency is in effect due to the COVID-19 outbreak, landlords and apartment complexes will not be allowed to kick tenants out of their homes. “Evictions are suspended,” Beshear said. “While this state of…

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WATCH: Double-Double Gawd Julius Randle’s coronavirus message to NBA fans

Drew Franklin 2:45pm March 31, 2020 3/31/20

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Julius Randle checks in from home on the NBA’s official Twitter page to thank healthcare professionals and to encourage basketball fans and anyone else listening to help however they can and stay safe. A message from @J30_RANDLE. #NBATogether pic.twitter.com/kkF2Vkzsjd — NBA (@NBA) March 31, 2020   Thank you, Julius. Now here’s another Julius Randle video:…

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Today on KSR: What Can’t Virginia Moore Do?

Nick Roush 9:00am March 31, 2020 3/31/20 Comments Disabled

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Governor Andy Beshear’s daily press briefings during the coronavirus pandemic have produced a star, Virginia Moore. The American Sign Language interpreter has become a fan favorite on social media. Over the weekend her statewide stardom went national with an appearance on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. After Monday’s performance, I have a feeling it’s…

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March 30, 2020

Governor announces 480 confirmed cases, 11 deaths in Kentucky

Drew Franklin 5:54pm March 30, 2020 3/30/20

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The numbers keep climbing in Andy Beshear’s daily coronavirus update. “That’s expected,” I hear him saying in my head right now. Today the governor announced Kentucky is up to 480 confirmed cases in Kentucky, up from 439 cases in yesterday’s update. That means we can expect to hit 500 tomorrow. Sadly, there were also new…

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Dates set for delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:00am March 30, 2020 3/30/20 Comments Disabled

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Last week, the International Olympic Committee decided to postpone the Tokyo Summer Olympics to 2021 in light of the coronavirus pandemic. This morning, the IOC announced that the games will take place July 23 – August 8, 2021, almost exactly one year later than originally planned. The Paralympic Games were also rescheduled to August 25…

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March 29, 2020

Gov. Beshear Confirms 45 New Cases of Coronavirus, No New Deaths

Zack Geoghegan 11:00pm March 29, 2020 3/29/20

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After a record high in confirmed cases on Saturday, Kentucky saw that number cut in half on Sunday. According to Governor Andy Beshear, there were 45 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the Bluegrass State as of 4 p.m. Of the 45 new cases, 15 of them are from Fayette County, nine are from…

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April 7, 2020

UK Softball Finishes 2020 Season With Highest Ranking Since 2014

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm April 7, 2020 4/7/20

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Kentucky softball will conclude the 2020 season with its best finish since 2014, although not on the terms they would have liked. On Tuesday it was announced that UK softball finished with a No. 11 ranking in the NFCA Top-25 poll and a No. 10 ranking in the USA Softball/ESPN.com Top-25 poll. Both finishes marked…

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Enes Kanter Says NBA Players Need “Minimum of 2-3 Weeks” Before Returning to Games

Zack Geoghegan 8:30pm April 7, 2020 4/7/20

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There are already a million and one different problems facing the hopeful return of the NBA – and sports in general. Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter is making it a million and two. According to NBC Sports’ Keith Smith, Kanter told the media in a conference call that “it will take NBA players a minimum of two-to-three…

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Three More Kentucky Players Join University Sponsored NBA2K Tournament

Zack Geoghegan 7:30pm April 7, 2020 4/7/20

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A team consisting of Kentucky basketball’s top video gamers would probably make a deep run in the NCAA Tournament. In addition to Immanuel Quickley and Zan Payne from the current men’s team, along with current New York Knicks forward Kevin Knox, three more Wildcats have been added to the University of Kentucky’s first-ever school-wide NBA2K Tournament.…

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John Calipari Confirms Bill Clinton, Mark Cuban, and Dr. Fauci as Guests on “Coffee With Cal”

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm April 7, 2020 4/7/20

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  Starting Monday, April 13 at 10 a.m. Kentucky head coach John Calipari will host a Facebook live stream titled “Coffee With Cal”, and he has just confirmed his first three guests; Mark Cuban, President Bill Clinton, and Dr. Anthony Fauci. Every Monday for the next 25 weeks, Calipari’s show will “feature positive messaging and…

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Gov. Andy Beshear announces 147 new coronavirus cases, seven additional deaths

Jack Pilgrim 6:15pm April 7, 2020 4/7/20

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During his daily press briefing at 5 p.m., Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced a record-high 147 new cases of coronavirus in the state, along with seven new deaths. According to Beshear, the latest deaths over the last 24 hours took place in Jefferson County (4), Lyon County (2) and Adair County. With the updated totals,…

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Kentucky National Guard Supports “Feeding Kentucky”

Freddie Maggard 12:00pm April 7, 2020 4/7/20

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In accordance with guidance from Governor Beshear, Kentucky National Guard soldiers from HHC, 149th MEB assembled emergency food boxes in Lexington supporting God’s Pantry Food Bank. The food will go to pantries and meal programs across Central and Eastern Kentucky. The Guard has the capability to pack 300 boxes per hour. God’s Pantry’s goal is…

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April 6, 2020

54 new cases of coronavirus in Kentucky today, 14 new deaths

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:45pm April 6, 2020 4/6/20

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One month after the first case of coronavirus was confirmed in Kentucky, the number of positive cases in the Commonwealth has surpassed the 1,000 mark. This afternoon, Governor Andy Beshear announced 54 new cases, bringing the total to 1,008, and 14 new deaths. Fifty-nine Kentuckians have now died from the coronavirus, a grim piece of…

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The Masters has been rescheduled for November

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm April 6, 2020 4/6/20

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The Masters was originally scheduled to begin this week, bringing with it beautiful scenes of the azaleas in Augusta, piped in bird sounds, the best kind of Sunday naps, and, of course, golf. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the tournament has been postponed, and this morning, Augusta National Chairman Fred Ridley announced that they are…

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April 5, 2020

38 New Cases of Coronaviruses Cases Reported in Kentucky, 5 More Deaths

Zack Geoghegan 11:45pm April 5, 2020 4/5/20

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Kentucky saw a slight dip in its number of confirmed coronavirus cases announced on Sunday afternoon with only 38, although five new deaths were also reported. The total number of Kentuckians that have been confirmed to have the virus is now up to 955 with 306 of them already recovered. Over 18,700 tests have been…

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WATCH: Louisville Man Caught Assaulting Woman Over Social Distancing Issue

Zack Geoghegan 11:00pm April 5, 2020 4/5/20

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Tensions continue to rise across the country as we all try to keep ourselves and our families safe during the coronavirus pandemic, but this weekend, we got a good example of what NOT to do. An individual in the Norton Commons area of Louisville was caught on camera physically assaulting a woman over a social…

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