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WASHINGTON (AP) — unemployment benefits last week, a historically high pace that shows that many employers are still laying people off in the face of a resurgent coronavirus.

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President Donald Trump insists that schools reopen this fall. Many parents, educators, doctors and economists want the same thing. But getting children back to school safely could mean keeping high-risk spots like bars and gyms closed.

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Attorney General Daniel Cameron today announced that a Scott Circuit Judge ordered the Governor to cease issuing or enforcing executive orders related to COVID-19 unless the orders meet specific criteria for an emergency as outlined by state law. The Judge stated that, in order to issue and …

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Thousands of Kentuckians have lost their jobs and health insurance due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. They have found themselves in sudden need of affordable health coverage, food, and other kinds of assistance. Medicaid, which offers help with health care, has a simplified enrollment proc…

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The Ivy League on Wednesday became the first Division I conference to suspend all fall sports, including football, leaving open the possibility of moving some seasons to the spring if the coronavirus pandemic is better controlled by then.

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Man arrested for threatening girl

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Lyon County’s picks in last week’s unprecedented primary election mirrored those of voters statewide in selecting their party’s nominees for President and U.S. Senate

A Texas man has been arrested in connection with the discovery last weekend of the body of a woman in a plastic container floating in Kentucky Lake, authorities said.

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The two-time defending Kentucky American Legion baseball champs got off to a late, but good start this season. The Lyon County Aces bested Mayfield in both ends of a doubleheader — 5-4 and 6-0 — on June 15 at Lee S. Jones Park in Eddyville.

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The wardens at both Kentucky Department of Corrections (DOC) facilities in Lyon County have announced their retirements.

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Joe Cunningham, a Lyon County native and current South Carolina congressman, returned home to western Kentucky on official business as a lawmaker, though his home district is more than 600 miles away.

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Lyon County Water District has its new superintendent picked. Last Wednesday, the water district’s board of directors named Billy Asher of Caldwell County as the new manager of the rural water utility. He starts next month, replacing Dixie Cayce, who is retiring.

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Eddyville water and sewer customers will be paying 3% more beginning July 1 under a four-step bump tied to Phase 2 of a sewer rehab project. And city officials are asking a handful of customers to answer a few questions in the hope of keeping rates steady.

Eddyville residents may soon notice a paw print on their mailbox. But these prints weren’t left by a canine. They are part of a new Postal Service program aimed at preventing dog attacks on letter carriers.

Reversing his Republican predecessor, Kentucky’s Democratic governor announced plans to bring back a health insurance program that was credited with signing up hundreds of thousands of people for coverage before it was dismantled.

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