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UK researchers seeking vaccinated and unvaccinated for study

By TOM LATEK, Kentucky Today LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) – The COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, as another surge of cases is taking place in Kentucky, and researchers at the University of Kentucky are conducting a national study of younger adults to answer more questions about it. PreventCovidU has several questions: How is COVID spreading…

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$60 million GE expansion will create 245 full-time jobs

By TOM LATEK, Kentucky Today LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – GE Appliances, a Haier company, completed a $60 million expansion at its global headquarters at Appliance Park to add 4-door refrigerator production, a project creating more than 245 full-time jobs. “GE Appliances has a long history as an innovator and jobs-creator here in Louisville, and with…

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With COVID on rise, Beshear makes mask recommendations

By TOM LATEK, Kentucky Today FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – An increase of COVID-19 cases in Kentucky due to the Delta variant has led Gov. Andy Beshear and state public health officials to recommend that some people resume wearing masks in public settings as well as continuing to urge Kentuckians to get vaccinated. “We have now…

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