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Waiver available to avoid repaying excess jobless benefits

Thousands of Kentuckians can now apply for a waiver that could clear them from having to repay the overpayments included in their unemployment benefits. The Kentucky Office of Unemployment Insurance says it has mailed notices to about 14,000 unemployment claimants identified as having been overpaid in 2020. The notices inform...
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Kentucky agency encourages public to report sick, dying birds; stop feeding birds in 3 counties

Kentucky officials are asking residents in some counties to stop feeding birds and for anyone who encounters a sick or dying bird to report it online. The Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources has been receiving reports of sick and dying birds with swollen eyes with crusty discharge and neurological signs. Similar problems have been reported in Indiana; Maryland; Ohio; Virginia; Washington, D.C.; and West Virginia.
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Kentucky high school teacher faces rape, sexual abuse charges

A Kentucky teacher has been arrested after reportedly having sex with a juvenile. Jason Sharp, 32, has been charged with third-degree rape, third-degree sodomy and first-degree sexual abuse. Sharp is listed as a math teacher at East Jessamine High School in Nicholasville. Jessamine County Superintendent Matt Moore told local news...
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Kentucky bourbon crime story to be featured in new Netflix series ‘Heist’

One of the most unique Kentucky crime stories in recent history is being revisited, this time by one of the largest content distributors in the world. The “Pappygate” scandal, in which top-shelf bourbon valued at more than $100,000 was tied to a ring of employees-turned-thieves and distributors, is sharing the stage with two other high-profile theft cases on Netflix’s new documentary series “Heist.”