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Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Resources

Conservation officers with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will join law enforcement agencies across the nation for Operation Dry Water during the July 4 holiday weekend.

Operation Dry Water is a national campaign designed to educate the public about the danger of boating while impaired. Kentucky will increase its law enforcement presence around the state’s lakes and rivers from July 3-5 as a reminder not to boat under the influence.

Impaired boating is a leading contributor to recreational boating deaths.

Kentucky Tourism

Gov. Andy Beshear on Friday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continued efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

This Independence Day weekend, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is joining the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to remind drivers that “Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving.”

Unfortunately, this summertime celebration creates dangerous road conditions when drivers choose to drive while impaired.

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The Fourth of July holiday offers opportunities for outdoor fun with family and friends. However, these warm weather events also present opportunities for foodborne bacteria to thrive.

As food heats up in summer temperatures, bacteria multiply rapidly. To protect yourself, your family, and friends from foodborne illness during warm-weather months, safe food handling when eating outdoors is critical.

TEBCO of Kentucky

Truck Equipment & Body Co. of Kentucky Inc. this week began a $2 million project renovating and equipping a facility in Stanton to establish a 43-job custom dump truck body and truck equipment manufacturing operation.

Appalachian Road Show

Appalachian Road Show Tribulation Special

Fri., July 3 at 8:00p.m. and Sat., July 4 at 3:00p.m.

Host Paul Hitchcock presents the music, history and tradition of Appalachia and featuring the Appalachian Road Show.

Performing music from their 2020 release entitled “Tribulation” on Billy Blue Records, members of the band include Barry Abernathy, Todd Phillips, Zeb Snyder, Jim VanCleve and Darrell Webb.

Joining the award-winning lineup are special guests Shad Cobb, Stuart Duncan, Shawn Lane, Ron Stewart and Bryan Sutton.

CapitalBop

Sunday Night Jazz Showcase

Program #288 (July 5 at 8:00 p.m.)

Born in Panama in 1965, Danilo Pérez started his musical studies when he was three years old with his father, a bandleader and singer. By age 10, he was studying the European classical piano repertoire at the National Conservatory in Panama.

After receiving his bachelor’s degree in electronics in Panama, he studied jazz composition at the prestigious Berklee College of Music. While still a student, he performed with Jon Hendricks, Terence Blanchard, Slide Hampton, Claudio Roditi and Paquito D’Rivera.

The House of Representatives Wednesday passed a $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill that includes two provisions that would specifically help coal-reliant communities in the Ohio Valley.

COVID-19 has changed many aspects of worship for people of different faiths, including religious holidays. During Ramadan, the Muslim holy month, fasting and communal meals in the evenings normally mark many of the tradition. 

This year, things were different, as Muslims across the globe were unable to meet in person with their friends and family.


Booker Issues Concession Letter

Jul 3, 2020

Representative Charles Booker released the following statement after a narrow defeat by Retired Marine Amy McGrath for the Democratic bid for the US Senate race against Mitch McConnell.

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Weekdays at 9:06am, 12:20pm and 5:44pm. Informative modules on history, literature and people. The Reader's Notebook is on summer break. New segments will return in Aug 2020.
Fridays at 9:04am and 4:04pm. An informative discussion program with newsmakers, artists, authors, politicians and public servants on important issues and events.
Weekdays at 4:30pm. An in-depth look at local, regional and state news, sports, weather and community events.
Saturdays at 10:00am, Sundays at 6:00am. Health Matters discusses health care issues of the Appalachian region. Supported by Northeast Kentucky Area Health Education Center.

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