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The Berea Parks and Recreation is sponsoring Toddler Tuesday each week at the Folk Center. The event gives toddlers a chance to play games for a two-hour period through the end of February. In top photo, 11-month-old Aspen Dobler plays with blocks earlier this week. Upcoming events include f…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Gov. Andy Beshear stressed his desire to work together with lawmakers to improve the state in delivering his first State of the Commonwealth address to a joint session of the General Assembly on Tuesday night.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - The League of Women Voters of Kentucky is seeking sponsors for legislation that would create a redistricting advisory commission to draw the lines for Kentucky’s next state and federal legislative districts following the 2020 census.

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A recent health journal article summarizes a growing body of research that refutes the oft-made claim that electronic cigarettes are 95 percent less harmful than traditional cigarettes. It calls the estimate a "factoid," or an unreliable piece of information that has been repeated so often i…

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I joined legislators from throughout Kentucky in Frankfort last week as House and Senate members convened the 2020 Regular Session. I am always reminded that it is a privilege to serve this district and our communities, an honor and responsibility that I take very seriously. I hope to contin…

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Two more people have died in Kentucky from influenza this season, bringing that number up to eight, according to the state Department for Public Health weekly flu report.

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Rhonda and I celebrated New Year’s in Charlotte, where I covered the Belk Bowl last week. It was a fun experience and the weather was ideal. Not summertime, of course, but the sun was shining and snow was nowhere to be found, especially while driving through Asheville, North Carolina.

Berea Mayor Bruce Fraley encouraged local residents to take advantage of a new recreational opportunity – guided Saturday hikes at the Pinnacles.  Fraley made the announcement during the mayoral comments section of Tuesday’s Berea City Council meeting.