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Somerset teachers, staff get COVID vaccinations

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The cafeteria at Somerset High School was transformed Friday into a health clinic of sorts. One by one, teachers and staff of the Somerset Independent School District came in to receive the second in the series of two COVID-19 vaccination…

State Senate OKs bill giving relief to some jobless aid recipients

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Senate advanced a bill Friday that would allow the state to waive the overpayment of some unemployment claims, but bickered over the long delays many people have endured in seeking jobless assistance amid the…

Biden surveys weather harm, encourages virus shots in Texas

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HOUSTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s public empathy is on display on his trip to a major disaster site since he took office a little over a month ago. The president and his wife, Jill, are in Texas to survey…

Kentucky governor wants to move on from impeachment effort

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Democratic governor on Wednesday urged state lawmakers to move past an impeachment effort that targeted him for his actions to combat the spread of COVID-19, saying it’s time to renew respect for “the role of…

House to vote on virus bill; arbiter says wage hike a no-go

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are ready to shove a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package through the House on Friday, despite a setback that means a minimum wage boost is unlikely to be in the final version that reaches President Joe…