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Two Pulaski County Constables indicted for conspiring to violate civil rights; One also indicted for attempted murder of FBI Agent

LONDON, Ky. – Two Pulaski County Constables, Michael Wallace, 45, of Bronston, Ky., and Gary E. Baldock, 55, of Somerset, Ky., were indicted on Thursday, for conspiring to violate the civil rights of persons within Pulaski County. Baldock was also indicted for attempted...
Posted On 27 Mar 2020
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Federal and state officials launch Kentucky Coronavirus Fraud Task Force

In response to the increased threat of fraud presented by the coronavirus, federal and state law enforcement leaders from Kentucky have announced the formation of the Kentucky Coronavirus Fraud Task Force. The Kentucky Coronavirus Fraud Task Force is a joint federal and state...
Posted On 27 Mar 2020
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Attorney General issues subpoenas to Amazon third-party sellers for price gouging during COVID-19 pandemic

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron has issued subpoenas to six third-party sellers in Kentucky who used Amazon’s online platform to engage in suspected price gouging during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The sellers allegedly engaged in the price gouging of...
Posted On 27 Mar 2020
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LG&E and KU warn customers of utility scammers during COVID-19

Now more than ever, businesses and residents should keep their guard up when it comes to scammers. Knowing that people are naturally distracted while managing the impacts of the coronavirus outbreak on their daily lives, consumers may be prime targets for scammers. Louisville Gas...
Posted On 26 Mar 2020
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Attorney General Cameron warns Kentuckians of new charity, medicaid scams related to COVID-19 pandemic

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron is warning Kentuckians of new charity and Medicaid scams related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and shared best practices to avoid the financial loss associated with these scams. “During this health crisis, we strongly encourage...
Posted On 26 Mar 2020
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Cumberlands provides meals to those in need

While the University of the Cumberlands has closed its campus due to COVID–19, its food service has partnered to help provide meals during the crisis. Between March 24 and May 2, Pioneer College Caterers will prepare and deliver hot meals to the Williamsburg Senior Center and...
Posted On 25 Mar 2020
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Stories that stir: The way out of worry

(Commentary by Mt. Ash Baptist Church Pastor Billy Carpenter) I suppose many of you like myself is a little anxious or worried about this Coronavirus. The fact we are seeing all sports stopped, colleges and schools have shutdown. Businesses are closing their doors; people are out...
Posted On 23 Mar 2020
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Ollie’s Bargain Outlet still opening March 25 in Corbin, but without Tony Stewart there

(Editor’s note: Ollie’s Bargain Outlet store in Corbin will still be allowed to open on Wednesday, March 25 as scheduled.) Bargain shoppers will delight in the opening of the newest Ollie’s Bargain Outlet store in Corbin. Ollie’s is known for unbeatable name brand...
Posted On 23 Mar 2020
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Kentucky unemployment insurance implements new procedures to manage influx of claims from workers affected by COVID-19 state of emergency

In an effort to serve the large influx of Kentuckians who are filing for unemployment insurance (UI) benefits as efficiently as possible during the COVID-19 outbreak, the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet (EWDC) is implementing new UI filing procedures and starting new...
Posted On 22 Mar 2020
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Mental health tips from Cumberland River Behavioral Health

Cumberland River Behavioral Health, the local Community Mental Health Center, has been providing mental health, substance abuse, and intellectual/developmental  delay services to residents of the counties of Bell, Clay, Jackson, Harlan, Laurel, Knox, Rockcastle, and Whitley in...
Posted On 22 Mar 2020
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