Tom Latek, Author at The Advocate-Messenger

COVID-19

Masks off and Beshear lifting all restrictions June 11

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear announced Friday that in addition to following the CDC by eliminating the mask mandate in most places for ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Monday, May 17, 2021 5:00 pm

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Program allows low-income Americans broadband access

A Kentucky-based national non-profit organization that promotes increasing broadband access for all is applauding the Federal Communications Commission for opening enrollment in a new program ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 7:00 am

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Six farmers plead guilty to federal crop insurance fraud

Six central Kentucky farmers have now pleaded guilty to federal crop insurance fraud charges, including four on Monday in appearances at U.S. District Court in ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 6:09 am

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Curfews on bars, restaurants being lifted

Gov. Andy Beshear said he will be lifting another COVID-19 restriction, and may soon do more, as the FDA approved the use of the Pfizer ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 6:37 am

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Vaccine clinic at Kroger Field shutting down

As part of the move from mass COVID-19 vaccination sites across Kentucky, the University of Kentucky Kroger Field COVID-19 vaccine clinic will be shutting down ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Saturday, May 8, 2021 8:00 am

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State reports record-breaking gains in sales, vehicle taxes

Although April state revenue won’t officially be announced until Monday, Gov. Andy Beshear says preliminary data shows the month had record-breaking gains in sales and ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Saturday, May 8, 2021 7:45 am

COVID-19 vaccine

Kentucky now less than 780,000 injections away from vaccine goal

The number of new COVID-19 cases on Kentucky fell on Sunday, as did deaths, hospitalizations, and the state’s positivity rate. There were 325 new cases ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, April 30, 2021 9:18 am

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REAL ID deadline extended until 2023

Folks scrambling to find their birth certificate and other documentation needed to get a REAL ID before the October deadline, can take a deep breath; ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, April 28, 2021 4:05 pm

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Be aware: Road work zones heating up

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is joining other state transportation agencies and the Federal Highway Administration to promote National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 26-30. Flowering ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, April 27, 2021 7:25 am

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Outdoor mask mandate ends for events under 1,000

Gov. Andy Beshear announced he is relaxing some of the mask mandates that have been in effect since last July. During a Monday afternoon media ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, April 27, 2021 7:02 am

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