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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Matt Bevin talks to his supporters during the Republican ticket election night party on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at the Galt House hotel in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff file photo

Dear Matt Bevin, journalism is no joking matter

Rayleigh Deaton, Editor-in-Chief January 9, 2023

Friday, Jan. 6, at 4 p.m., was the deadline for Kentucky’s gubernatorial hopefuls to formally file their candidacy for governor. The state Capitol was lively, the first week of the General Assembly’s...

President Joe Biden speaks about infrastructure and a $1.6 billion bridge project on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023, at a vacant property in Covington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

President Biden visits Kentucky as part of $1.6B federal bridge repair program

Rayleigh Deaton, Editor-in-Chief January 4, 2023

President Joe Biden visited the commonwealth on Wednesday to announce the allotment of more than $1.6 billion in federal funding to upgrade the Brent Spence Bridge connecting Kentucky and Ohio. The...

A man leads the marchers in song during the annual Holiday Freedom March on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

“Let it shine.” Hundreds march in downtown Lexington, keeping MLK’s legacy alive.

Sarah Michels January 18, 2021

 Footstep after footstep crunched snow along Lexington’s downtown streets Monday morning to the subdued tune of “This Little Light of Mine.” The Rev. Michael A. Wilson’s voice rang out clearly...

Beshear preps for vaccine announcement during update on slowing numbers

Beshear preps for vaccine announcement during update on slowing numbers

Seth Martin January 12, 2021

As COVID-19 cases begin to plateau after holiday gatherings, vaccine rollout has given hope to many - and Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear suggested a significant update in that area this week.“We are having...

Abby Bailey,  Emergency medicine pharmacist gets her vaccination from UK Health services nurse Janie Lawson, RN, as  UK administered its first round of Covid-19 vaccine on December 15, 2020. Photo by Mark Cornelison | UKphoto

It’s here: UK HealthCare receives, begins first COVID-19 vaccinations

Natalie Parks December 15, 2020

Just over nine months after the COVID-19 pandemic hit the Commonwealth, the first vaccinations against coronavirus are being distributed in Kentucky hospitals this week – including at the University...

Ahead of Thanksgiving, Beshear shares highest Monday cases and responds to restrictions

Andrew Dixon November 23, 2020

Three days out from Thanksgiving, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear is doubling down on warnings about holiday plans and the surge of COVID-19 cases in the Commonwealth.At his press conference on Monday, Nov....

Democratic candidate for governor Andy Beshear answers questions from reporters following the gubernatorial debate on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at the Singletary Center for the Arts in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Beshear unseats incumbent Bevin to be next Kentucky governor

Arden Barnes November 5, 2019

Democratic challenger Andy Beshear will serve as Kentucky’s new governor after defeating Republican incumbent Matt Bevin.Beshear won the race by less than a percentage of the vote at the time the race...

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