Keeping Baby Safe

Keeping Baby Safe September is Baby Safety Month and the Consumer Product Safety Commission says there are some simple steps parents can take to create a safe space for themselves and their kids.Patty Davis, with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, talked with news outlets about safety measures parents can take.There are suffocation hazards associated…

Combatting Substance Abuse

Combatting Substance Abuse Officials with one local hospital plan to use a three-year grant to help combat opioid and substance abuse in two Eastern Kentucky counties.Baptist Health Corbin was recently awarded $1 million from the Department for Health and Human Services (HHS).In a collaborative effort, officials from the hospital have teamed up with Cumberland…

Absentee Ballot Counting

Absentee Ballot Counting Kentucky Secretary of State Michael Adams says election officials have received more than 320,000 requests for absentee ballots for the November election.He says that total, as of Tuesday, is about 80,000 below the number of absentee ballots requested at the same point leading up to the June primary.Adams gave the update…

Beshear Court Case

Beshear Court Case The Kentucky Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday over Governor Andy Beshear’s COVID-19 orders:The governor calls them critical to saving lives, Attorney General Daniel Cameron calls them unconstitutional.No decision was made Thursday, but the Justices challenged both sides.But the big question: does the governor have the authority to issue these statewide regulations?…