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We continue to see flooding on the Kentucky River from Madison County to Frankfort and beyond. It's still considered to be at major flood stage in Frankfort. The waters will slowly recede, but the clean-up will continue. Click here to help flood victims:

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Gov. Beshear said FEMA will be on the ground Monday surveying the flood damage. If Kentucky qualifies for individual assistance, homeowners with damage could get up to $35,000 from FEMA that flood victims wouldn't have to repay.

We've raised $148,000 to help those in need! There's still a few more hours left to pitch in. "Every little bit counts as we try to help some folks who really need us get back on their feet," says Coach Cal. Click here to donate:

Amid revelation of sexual harassment allegations in recent days, a pair of reports released on Thursday say that embattled New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration altered reports on coronavirus nursing home deaths.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, they recommend anyone who has tested positive for coronavirus to wait 90 days after testing positive before getting vaccinated.

Rep. Hal Rogers flew in from Washington, D.C. last night and drove to Jackson to receive a briefing from local leaders and tour the damaged areas. He promised more federal aid once he’s allowed to offer such through a disaster declaration.

We're thankful for the support of so many figures from @UKAthletics  during our Kentucky Flood Relief fundraiser today with the @LACredcross , including Mitch Barnhart, John Calipari, Mark Stoops, Nick Mingione and Vince Marrow. Because it's not just our school. It's our state.

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After a hard-fought race marked by angry rhetoric about teachers and the intervention of national politics, Kentucky voters finally got the chance to make their decision at the ballot box.

Someone discovered a cached web link that we used during June's primary election to post Associated Press election results. The old link was still populating current AP data and showed test results, which is part of the preparation the AP does in advance of elections. (1/2)

Tonight there was a huge fight at the Henry Clay Tates Creek girl's game. We'll have more at 11.

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WCPO reports that the brief confrontation — 29-year-old Dallas Frazier climbing out of a pickup and repeatedly punching 61-year-old protester Mike Alter in the head — was recorded and quickly posted to Facebook by a fellow protester.

Video shows many protesters leaving the area near the federal courthouse in Portland as smoke filled the air. The actions came just hours after the head of the Department of Homeland Security called the protesters “violent anarchists.”

The largest of the state's wildfires, the August Complex fire, is now California's largest wildfire on record, burning 471,185 acres since Aug. 17. The blaze began as 37 different fires before each merged into the massive group.

BREAKING: Congressman Andy Barr's wife, Carol, passed away unexpectedly at the Barr's family home in Lexington on Tuesday.

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