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The CDC relaxed guidelines for masking. Why Fayette schools will take longer.

Fayette County schools leaders and health department officials met Sunday and decided not to lift the district’s mask mandate at this point, saying COVID numbers are still too high, Superintendent … Click to Continue »

Suspect’s mother pleads with her son to turn himself in after Jordan Morgan’s slaying

The mother of the man accused of killing a Lexington attorney earlier this week pleaded with her son to turn himself in, said he was not of sound mind and … Click to Continue »

‘We heard 3 loud explosions …’ Former Herald-Leader staffer reports on Ukraine invasion

Former Herald-Leader staff member Frank Langfitt, now with NPR, is reporting on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on air and on social media. NPR’s London correspondent, Langfitt covered Kentucky’s Appalachian coalfield … Click to Continue »

Girl who died after collapsing at Ky. middle school recently had COVID, family says

A 13-year-old girl who died Tuesday after falling ill at Wayne County Middle School had recently been diagnosed with COVID-19 and had been released from quarantine eight days before, her … Click to Continue »

Why Fayette County schools could loosen mask requirements in coming weeks

If COVID-19 cases keep dropping, Fayette Superintendent Demetrus Liggins thinks the school district could loosen mask requirements in coming weeks. “If conditions continue to improve, I am optimistic that we … Click to Continue »

Authorities investigating death of 13-year-old found in Ky. middle school bathroom

Authorities are investigating the death of a 13-year-old Wayne County Middle School student who collapsed in a bathroom at the school on Tuesday. Wayne County Coroner Gordon Hicks said the … Click to Continue »

The future of higher education in Kentucky. 5 questions for Aaron Thompson.

Aaron Thompson is the president of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education. We’re coming up on two years since everything changed for college campuses because of COVID-19. From your view, … Click to Continue »

CPE president Aaron Thompson on KSU needing the $23 million from HB 250

Aaron Thompson, Council on Postsecondary Education president, speaks on HB 250 passing which would infuse $23 million to Kentucky State University. … Click to Continue »

CPE president Aaron Thompson: an ‘educated workforce’ is needed for a strong economy

Aaron Thompson, Council on Postsecondary Education president, speaks on an educated workforce is needed for a strong economy. … Click to Continue »

Georgetown College employee says she was fired after complaining of harassment by president

A second woman has alleged that she was sexually harassed by former Georgetown College President William Jones, and she has filed a lawsuit saying she was fired from her position … Click to Continue »

Bill to give Kentucky State $23M to cover budget shortfall passes in House

A bill giving Kentucky State University $23 million to sustain the university this year passed in the Kentucky House on Thursday. HB 250 passed 82-7 and will now go before … Click to Continue »

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