A group of Ohio Valley senators says a watchdog agency’s recent report shows that federal regulators must do more to protect coal miners from silica dust, an especially toxic form of dust created when mining equipment cuts into rock layers near coal seams.

This article was updated on Monday, Nov. 23, at 7:40 p.m.

Nearly two weeks after the Associated Press announced Joe Biden was the next president of the United States, Republican Sen. Shelley Moore Capito said Monday that it’s time to begin a “smooth transition of power.”

As coronavirus infections intensify across the country, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear is warning that the commonwealth can't rely on out-of-state help with hospital staffing.


Gov. Andy Beshear implored Kentuckians to adhere to new restrictions and guidance that will help stop the rapid spread of COVID-19 in the commonwealth.

The number of Kentuckians diagnosed with COVID-19, hospitalized with the disease, admitted to the ICU and put on a ventilator because of complications from the virus continues to rise week over week. Today’s case report is the highest ever for a Monday.

MSU Athletics

Due to a positive COVID-19 case with the Detroit Mercy men's basketball program, the schedule for the Bluegrass Showcase event at Rupp Arena has been revised.

Morehead State men's basketball is still slated to meet Kentucky at 6 p.m. ET Wednesday. That game will air live on the SEC Network.

The Eagles will now face Richmond at 6 p.m. Friday, instead of the original 9 p.m. tip-off time. The game will air on YouTube live through Richmond.

Fleet Feet

The Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet (TAH) is partnering with the Kentucky Main Street Program (KYMS) for a special holiday promotion highlighting small businesses in Main Street communities across the Commonwealth.

Kentucky Main Street works to encourage downtown revitalization and economic development through preserving historic buildings. KYMS features 29 participating local programs that support restaurants, art spaces and retail unique to Kentucky.

St. Claire HealthCare

Over the past few weeks, we’ve experienced a significant increase in positive COVID-19 cases in our area. While it’s true that most people who contract COVID-19 will only experience mild symptoms, that’s not the case for everyone.

As the virus continues to rapidly spread, more and more patients are requiring hospitalization to manage their symptoms. While there are still hospital beds available in the state, the rate of increase is concerning.

Flex Jobs

The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education has launched a new data-driven assessment of academic programs to help ensure they align with the state’s strategic goals and prepare students for career success in the evolving marketplace.

CPE is partnering with Gray Associates, a nationally-recognized consulting and analytics firm, to conduct the review. Gray’s program evaluation system provides comprehensive market data on student demand and employer needs, helping colleges and universities better gauge economic conditions and improve their program portfolios.

Bill Harley

A Time For Tales

Program #422 (November 29 at 3:00 p.m.)

Although he showed an early love of baseball (and wanted to become second baseman for the Cincinnati Reds), Bill Harley began singing and storytelling in 1975, while still in college.

The son of a children’s writer and a law book editor, Bill is a dedicated author, winning the hearts of thousands of young readers and numerous awards with his picture books and novels.


  • Command Performance U.S.A. (Don Ameche, Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore)
  • Lou Holtz Laugh Club
  • Big Band Remotes (Fletcher Henderson & His Orchestra)  


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