Tom Latek, Author at The Interior Journal

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Ky. supports Tenn. law requiring waiting period for abortion

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron has joined a 21-state coalition in support of the constitutionality of the Tennessee law requiring a 48-hour waiting period before ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Thursday, March 4, 2021 7:14 am

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Bill to give Kentucky’s high school students a ‘do-over’ year passes senate 36-0, heads to house

A bill to give public and private school students the opportunity for a “do-over” year passed the Kentucky Senate on Tuesday. Sen. Max Wise, R-Campbellsville, ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 5:05 pm

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High water remains severe threat in several parts of Kentucky

State and local officials across Kentucky are continuing their efforts to help recover not only from three ice and snowstorms in February, but also severe ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 7:38 am

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Flooding brings call for state of emergency

Gov. Andy Beshear has declared a state of emergency due to the extremely heavy rainfall across most of Kentucky throughout the weekend, prompting numerous flood ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 6:00 am

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Falling numbers, mask mandate extended and new vaccine approval

Kentucky’s COVID-19 positivity rate continued to fall on Friday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced that he is extending the state’s mask mandate, and a new vaccine ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Saturday, February 27, 2021 1:46 pm

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Highway deaths rise in 2020 despite less travel

Despite travel restrictions and closures in Kentucky due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which led to less travel, the number of highway deaths rose in 2020. ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, February 26, 2021 4:37 pm

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Round 3: Kentucky preparing for another blast of winter weather

Winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories are in effect for all of Kentucky as the third winter storm in eight days is forecast to ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 4:26 pm

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Winter storm systems continue to slam commonwealth

While Kentucky continues to dig out from the latest winter storm, the National Weather Service is already looking ahead to the next system, expected to ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Saturday, February 13, 2021 10:00 pm

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Bill aims to help those leaving Kentucky prisons

Legislation aimed to address the needs of people leaving prison is advancing in the General Assembly. House Bill 53, sponsored by Rep. Kim Moser, R-Taylor ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, February 12, 2021 10:31 pm

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Case totals, positivity rate both trending in right direction

Gov. Andy Beshear on Friday pointed to more good trends in the COVID-19 pandemic in Kentucky, while deaths remain high due to the post-holiday surge ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, February 12, 2021 9:46 pm

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