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Kicking off a graduation season like no other, Western Kentucky University will recognize nearly 4,200 students who graduated during the fall 2020 and spring 2021 semesters with commencement ceremonies Saturday at Houchens-Smith Stadium.

Equipped with shareable videos and neighborly home visits, the International Center of Kentucky is fighting a battle against misinformation – debunking coronavirus vaccine myths that didn’t originate in the local refugee community but threaten to put its health at risk regardless.

Hoping to bounce back after seeing its refugee arrivals dwindle under former President Donald Trump’s administration, Bowling Green’s International Center is proposing to resettle up to 500 refugees in the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, 2021.

With seven straight weeks of declining COVID-19 cases under its belt, Kentucky officially launched Phase 1C of the vaccine rollout Monday.

Warren County Public Schools students are set to go back to their classrooms for the district’s first week of fully in-person instruction in nearly a year – a plan that was initially scheduled to begin Monday, but high water resulting from Sunday's heavy rainfall forced the district to begin…

Gov. Andy Beshear said Monday that Kentucky’s local health departments and regional coronavirus vaccination centers – including the Bowling Green location at Greenwood Mall – are gearing up to launch Phase 1C starting March 1. People who are high-risk for severe COVID-19 will continue to be …

With President Joe Biden moving to increase the nation’s refugee admissions, the International Center of Kentucky is preparing for an uptick in arrivals to Bowling Green that could even spill over into surrounding counties.

As Warren County Public Schools and the Bowling Green Independent School District prepare to fully reopen their schools next month, new state guidance makes clear that school districts are not required to extend work accommodations to employees who refuse to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

Firing back at a Republican-led rollback of his emergency powers, Gov. Andy Beshear lifted a hefty stack of papers Wednesday to illustrate how many federal COVID-19 guidance documents he said businesses would have to parse on their own if the GOP effort withstands his legal challenge.

Anticipating the arrival of coronavirus booster shots – a crucial step for the majority of its workforce to reach full vaccination against COVID-19 – the Bowling Green Independent School District said it plans to fully reopen its schools for in-person classes March 2.

Michele Kors and Kevin Yates, who were hired last July to staff the Southcentral Small Business Development Center after it was resurrected by local government and economic development groups, still haven’t set foot in their offices in the Western Kentucky University Center for Research and …

As of Thursday morning, the Barren River District Health Department had administered more than 4,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, but it has a waiting list of at least 2,700. Those individuals are not likely to get vaccines for several more weeks.

Kentucky continued to see a decrease in new coronavirus cases Monday, with Gov. Andy Beshear reporting the lowest number of new cases the state has seen in the past four weeks: 1,268. The state’s test positivity rate fell below 10%.

On Tuesday, as the country topped 400,000 coronavirus deaths for the first time, Gov. Andy Beshear hit back at Republican supermajorities in the state House and Senate, which approved legislation that would clip his emergency powers.

On Tuesday, Western Kentucky University students will return for the start of classes, but once again, it won’t be a typical semester in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

On a day when five former Kentucky governors and 11 members of the current General Assembly leadership publicly received COVID-19 vaccines, Gov. Andy Beshear expressed his frustration with how quickly those vaccines are being rolled out in the state.