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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear to face Republican Daniel Cameron in November
"Kentucky governor Andy beshear will have to face Republican Daniel Cameron in November. I Norman hall, attorney general Daniel Cameron has won the Republican primary for Kentucky governor and will face democratic governor Andy beshear in November. Cameron was endorsed by former president Donald Trump and emerged victorious from a 12 candidate field that included former United Nations ambassador Kelly craft and state agriculture commissioner Ryan quarles, Cameron would be the state's first black governor if elected, the race now shifts to the general election in November when the share will face a tough reelection bid in the Republican dominated state. I Norman hall
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Louisville bank employee livestreamed attack that killed 4
"Police in Louisville, Kentucky say a bank employee opened fire at his workplace, killing at least four people. The victims were inside the old national bank when the gunman started shooting. Louisville metro police chief Jack and gwynne villarroel on W HAS TV says he was armed with a rifle and live streamed the killing on social media. Someone decided that they wanted to take life today. She's thinking of the victim's families. The evil that took place today, we shouldn't hear the tears. They were coming out. From these families. And a rookie officer who was shot in the head on the job for less than two weeks. Troy haste was inside a conference room when the shots rang out. Whoever's next to me got shot and hit Bloods on me from it. Kentucky governor Andy beshear is grieving the loss of a close friend who was at the bank and another gun tragedy in his state. I tear at the fabric of who we are at our society. I'm Jackie Quinn.
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Police: Bank employee killed 4 killed in Louisville shooting
"Police in Louisville, Kentucky say a 23 year old bank employee opened fire at his workplace, killing at least four people. The victims were inside the old national bank when the gunman started shooting. Louisville metro police chief Jack and gwynne villarroel on W HAS TV says he was armed with a rifle and live streamed the killing on social media. Someone decided that they wanted to take life today. She's thinking of the victim's families. The evil that took place today, we shouldn't hear the tears. They were coming out. From these families. And a rookie officer who was shot in the head on the job for less than two weeks. Troy haste was inside a conference room when the shots rang out. Who was next to me got shot and hit Bloods on me from it. Kentucky governor Andy beshear is grieving the loss of a close friend who was at the bank and another gun tragedy in his state. I tear at the fabric of who we are at our society. I'm Jackie Quinn
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Police: 'Multiple casualties' from shooting in Louisville
"Louisville police say 5 people were killed in a downtown shooting and 6 others hospitalized and that the shooter has been killed. The shooting happened in a building on east Main Street that houses the old national bank this morning, not far from Louisville slugger field and waterfront park. Police initially described it as an ongoing situation with an active aggressor. Now they say 5 people are dead, 6 others in the hospital and the shooter is dead, witnesses who left the building told a local news station. They heard gunfire inside the building and numerous police vehicles were seen on television footage, Kentucky governor Andy beshear says he's heading to the scene and the FBI also says its agents are responding to the shooting. I'm Julie Walker.
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2 US Army helicopters crash in Kentucky, deaths feared
"Deaths are feared after two military helicopters crash in Kentucky. Two U.S. Army H H 60 Black Hawk helicopters with the 101st airborne division crashed in southwestern Kentucky Wednesday night, during a routine training mission, according to fort Campbell, in a Facebook post, the fort says the command is currently focused on caring for the service members and their families. Kentucky state troopers guarded closed roads outside the scene and trig county rescue vehicles could be seen rolling in. The crash is under investigation for Campbell posted that the status of the crew members was unknown, but Kentucky governor Andy beshear says fatalities are expected. I'm Jennifer King
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Kentucky lawmakers struggle to finish transgender bill
"The Kentucky Senate has until the end of today to complete work on a GOP bill restricting gender affirming care for minors. The Senate agreed Wednesday night to scale back the bill still wanting to bar surgical medical treatment options for minors, but to allow non surgical options, including reversible puberty blockers and to receive gender affirming care a child would have to be diagnosed with gender dysphoria and receive care from a physician and a mental health provider, but today is the last day lawmakers have to complete work on the bill to be able to override a potential veto by democratic governor Andy beshear, bill supporters say they're trying to protect children from undertaking gender affirming treatments they might regret later as adults, Bill opponents, say the legislation is discriminatory and could hurt transgender young people by condemning them to an even more difficult life than they've been born into. I'm Donna water.
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"governor andy beshear" Discussed on KCBS All News
"Country. Kentucky governor Andy beshear says, just stay home. You can get frostbite 20 to 30 minutes of exposure. It is too dangerous to be outside today. This woman is a Denver International Airport, but she's from Alaska, so she's used to the cold. Isn't inconvenience, but I think the one thing to remember is you're doing it to be with family and you're pretty lucky to be able to fly and have those resources. Members of Congress flying home for the holidays after passing a government funding bill, CBS major Garrett, with some of what's in it. The package includes $45 billion in emergency aid to Ukraine and bans the social media app TikTok on government issued devices. President Biden has said he will sign the legislation. Oh, and the bill also averted a government shutdown. No small matter. CBS News brief. I'm Linda kenyon. News times 7 32 is our news watch continues. A spare the air alert has been issued for this weekend as case CBS's David Walsh reports a stubborn ridge of high pressure means no holiday fires this weekend. You're going to have to forgo lining up the fireplace this holiday weekend. That's because a ridge of high pressure is acting like a giant lid in our upper atmosphere. A lid that's trapping all that wood smoke and other pollutants near the ground. Juan Romero is with the Bay Area air quality management district. That's why we're seeing these hazy skies. We've been seeing them only expect to see at least through the weekend. And that's one of the reasons why it's illegal to burn wood this weekend. One in 7 in the Bay Area suffer from respiratory illness and Romero says spare the air alerts are primarily for them. And so that we can protect the health of all of our Bay Area residents. Romero says Monday's forecasted rain may help with air quality. But until then, hold off on that holiday fire. We'll know more on Sunday what things are going to look like moving forward. David Welch, kcbs. Governor Newsom this week announced the appointment of 15 superior court judges, including 5 for counties in the Bay Area. There are now two new San Francisco superior court judges, Simon frankel, and Michael Rhodes, in San Mateo county, Jeffrey Jackson will serve as a judge after being a partner at Jackson law LLP and an attorney with the county's private defender program since 2008. The other new judges announced on Friday are in Los Angeles, orange, San Bernardino and San Diego counties. Well, two candidates who lost closed city council races and contra Costa county requested a recount, case CBS bob butler says the recount for which the losers had to pay did not change the outcome. Joy Mott lost the antioxidant council race by three votes. She wanted a recount, but had to pay. This was super expensive. Well, because there was two campaigns running, we actually shared the cost, but I
"governor andy beshear" Discussed on WTOP
"Trooper Andy petrowski says the man was angry after a fight with his mother, who he later killed. Additional charges may happen as the investigation proceeds as of right now it's the two open counts of criminal homicide, which he has no bail. He has no chance of getting out and being a menace to society again. Kentucky has formed a judicial commission on mental health to help those struggling to recover from last month's devastating floods. Governor Andy beshear. We're recognizing it, which is a great step. I mean, after a whole lot of these, we focus on the physical trauma, the lost house, the lost person, the broken leg. But the mental and emotional trauma are very real to. Dozens of people died in the floods. The Dow added 151 points today. This is CBS News. If you need to hire, you need indeed. Their end to end hiring system helps you attract interview and higher candidates all in the same place, visit indeed dot com slash credit. 5 O three on WTO on this Monday, August 15th, 2022, cloudy and rainy in some spots, and we're sitting at 75 in D.C.. Good afternoon, I'm Sean Anderson. And I'm Brendan Hazleton, the top local stories we're following for you this hour, it took a few days to count the ballots in Maryland's primary last month. Partly because state law prohibits mail in ballots from being counted before election day. Well, today, this state board of elections voted unanimously to file a petition in circuit court to allow mail in ballots to be counted before election day. Now that vote count would be withheld until the polls close, considering how long it took to canvas mail in ballots for the primary and the expected expansion of mail in voting. There are concerns the November general elections won't have certified results until late December or early January. The board will file the petition again in circuit court in time for the court to consider the request and for local election boards to plan for pre election day vote counts. New this afternoon, Arlington county police now say Friday's crash of a ride share driver into Ireland's four courts pub was an accident and alcohol was not a factor in the crash, investigators say the driver and a passenger were traveling up north courthouse road when the driver lost control and slammed into the pub, the driver is cooperating with the investigation. Three people are still in the hospital. One is in critical condition. A GoFundMe page has raised about $70,000 to help repair the pub, which will remain closed for the time being. With students set to return for the school year in just about two weeks a Catholic school in D.C. has again been the target of vandalism. The latest incident happening overnight. Last Thursday, the school found some but knocked over the statue of saint Anthony here and then removed and stole the statue's head, vandals also destroyed three benches on their playground, but overnight there was a break
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Governor says FEMA denying too many requests for assistance
"High Mike Gracia reporting Kentucky's governor says fema is denying too many requests for assistance During a tour of flood ravaged eastern Kentucky Monday president Joe Biden said I don't want any Kentucky telling me You don't have to do this for me Oh yeah we do Thursday Kentucky governor Andy beshear said the federal emergency management agency is denying too many requests for assistance from Kentucky residents offering the mantra appeal appeal appeal Bashir said anyone getting turned down should take their case directly to fema representatives in the region At a news conference Bashir said he did not have figures on how many applications for aid had been denied by fema Fema officials did not immediately offer a response At least 38 deaths are attributed to the flooding that inundated communities across eastern Kentucky I Mike Gracia
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Steam bath weather adds to misery after Appalachian flooding
"The death toll in eastern Kentucky remains at 37 from last week's deadly flooding with the governor now raising concerns about dangerous heat in areas without electricity Temperatures are expected in the 90s and governor Andy beshear is warning people We've already lost at least 37 kentuckians We don't want to lose any to what it's going to be vicious heat The National Guard is distributing thousands of cases of water meanwhile Bashir says the rebuilding process is going to be a real challenge Imagine scratching and clawing for ten 15 years To be able to have something you call a home But it's not insured And it's wiped out As is every other thing that you own He says the cost of flood insurance was too expensive for most I'm Julie Walker
"governor andy beshear" Discussed on WTOP
"And Taiwan is not off the table for a visit yet despite warnings from China. National security spokesman, John Kirby. We and countries around the world believe escalation serves no one. Beijing's actions could have unintended consequences that only serve to increase tensions. Kirby also confirmed today that the U.S. has approved another $550 million in aid for Ukraine. 37 people have now died in record flooding in Kentucky. Hundreds are still unaccounted for thousands don't have power and homes there are crumbling. Sandy banks is in whitesburg, Kentucky. This is the worst thing that's happened to me since my husband passed away 13 years ago. So I just feel kind of helpless. But I know God will take care of us. But it could get even worse. There is severe storm potential. Today, in all of the impacted areas, that is just not right. Governor Andy beshear says another round of rain is hampering relief efforts. Out west 54 wildfires are burning in 13 states, including a fast moving fire in Northern California. CBS as Jonathan vigliotti says that spread to more than 55,000 acres. Officials are urging residents to take evacuation orders seriously. Their sheriff's department confirming over the weekend, they found two people dead in their car in their driveway. It appears they were overcome by flames. A man convicted of storming the U.S. capitol on January 6th got sentenced today to more than 7 years in prison. Guy ruffin's daughters are not happy. To mark my dad is this horrible person. And then having a prosecute like this when somebody is maybe even able to get elected again, doesn't seem right to me. Trump deserves
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Infrastructure damage hampers flood recovery in Kentucky
"Eastern Kentucky where more than two dozen people are confirmed dead from last week's flooding and many remain missing is getting more bad weather rainfall rates of one to two inches per hour are possible governor Andy beshear Next couple days are going to be hard We've got rain and maybe even a lot of rain that's going to hit the same areas Please pray for the people in these areas Meanwhile the recovery continues As do the rescues the National Guard using helicopters and boats to rescue stranded people General Daniel hokanson But our air cruise have done amazing work to get in there In fact they've rescued over 400 people by helicopter Besides so many destroyed homes the floodwaters took out roads and bridges I'm Julie Walker
"governor andy beshear" Discussed on AP News
"Also a leading voice for civil rights. He was at the March on Washington in 1963 and at the 50th commemoration of the march. We can never accept the status quo until the word progress is taken out of our vocabulary. In 2011, president Barack Obama awarded Russell the Medal of Freedom. I'm Mike Gracia. Musician Barbara Mandrell has made a rare public appearance to mark her 50th anniversary as a member of the grand Ole opry in Nashville on Saturday. I'm Archie's are a letter with the latest. Carrie Underwood was one of the musicians paying tribute to Barbara Mandrell at the grand Ole opry, others were Linda Davis, CC winnings, and Susie bagus. Mandrell joined the opry in 1972 when she was 23. She has not played music or sung in public except for church since she retired in 1997, mandrel says it was great to return to the opry. It's family. And I'm big on family. I think that's obvious. By the wonderful family that I have. So I just feel at home. I feel comfortable. At least 26 people, including children, are dead in Kentucky from historic flooding in the governor says, sadly, the death toll will go up. Governor Andy beshear says many are still missing. We do know of additional bodies that have been recovered, but we can not confirm those deaths at this time. This is the same areas already devastated by floods prepare for more rain. Make sure you stay safe. Make sure you have a place that is higher ground. Hazard resident unis Howard saw the floodwater rush into her home and just made it out before she got swept away with it. 5 to 6 minutes and it was gone. From the time I got out of the house. She's one of the many left homeless by the floods. I'm Julie Walker. When you love riding a motorcycle
"governor andy beshear" Discussed on WTOP
", they won the championship 11 times. Russell was 88. Rob woodfork WTO sports. The top stories we're following for you on WTO and other celebrity deaths to tell you about Star Trek actress Nichelle Nichols who played lieutenant uhura on the original series has died. She was 89. Nichols death was confirmed on her Facebook page through a post from her son Kyle Johnson. Kentucky residents are looking over the damage and starting their clean up after deadly flooding, 26 people confirmed dead so far several dozen remain missing and more heavy rain is expected. Governor Andy beshear says it could take weeks to find all of the victims. 6 people are heard after a makeshift drone blows up at the headquarters of Russia's Black Sea fleet on the Crimean Peninsula. So far, there's no claim of responsibility for that explosion. Stay with WTO for more on these stories in just minutes. Britain's Prince Charles is facing more questions after one of his charities accepted a donation worth about a $1 million from relatives of Osama bin Laden. His fund received the money back in 2013 from two half brothers of the former Al-Qaeda leader who was located and killed by U.S. special forces in Pakistan back in 2011. The UK Sunday times says advisers had urged Prince Charles not to take the donation. London police are investigating a separate allegation that people associated with another one of the princess charities tried to help a Saudi billionaire secure citizenship in exchange for donations. It's four 18. Traffic and weather on the 8s, let's go to Ralph and the traffic center. Liz Robin Dave, we're talking about the nets there, and I know they're down to the last bit, but it looks like some folks left early
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At least 28 dead in devastating Kentucky flooding, with more expected: Governor
"At least 26 people including children are dead in Kentucky from historic flooding in the governor says sadly the death toll will go up Governor Andy beshear says many are still missing We do know of additional bodies that have been recovered but we can not confirm those deaths at this time This is the same areas already devastated by floods prepare for more rain Make sure you stay safe Make sure you have a place that is higher ground Hazard resident unis Howard saw the floodwater rush into her home and just made it out before she got swept away with it I
"governor andy beshear" Discussed on AP News
"U.S. and Russia have held their highest level known contacts since before Moscow's Ukraine invasion. I spoke with Russian foreign minister Lavrov. Secretary of State Antony Blinken says their call centered on efforts to free detained Americans Brittany griner and Paul Whelan. I pressed the Kremlin to accept the substantial proposal that we put forth. Blinken would not say if he made progress in Russia's not giving any hints either. The public push allows the Biden administration to show it's all in on efforts to free the Americans, but it also risks undermining its own message of isolating Russia over the invasion. The White House spokeswoman karine Jean Pierre says it doesn't. I don't see how they are legitimized at all. And the entire focus is on getting the Americans home. Sagar Meghani, Washington. Secretary of State Antony Blinken says he has pushed his Russian counterpart to accept the U.S. offer for freeing two American detainees. It was blinken's first phone call with the Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov since before the Ukraine invasion, blinken earlier this week revealed what he called a substantial proposal for Russia to release basketball star Brittany griner and Paul Whelan. I urged foreign minister Lavrov to move forward with that proposal. I'm not going to characterize his response and I can't give you an assessment of whether I think things are any more or less likely people familiar with the proposal say it involves swapping grind around whalen for a convicted Russian arms dealer, Victor boot, who's been held in the U.S. for more than a decade. Sagar Meghani, Washington. Search and rescue teams are looking for people missing in record floods that wiped out many Kentucky communities. Kentucky governor Andy beshear expects the death toll to keep rising. Tough news is 16, confirmed fatalities now. And folks, that's going to get a lot higher. Bashir says emergency crews made close to 50 air rescues and hundreds of water rescues Thursday and more people still need help. The administrator of the federal emergency management agency and griswell says Kentucky residents need to be alert and follow the advice they are given. Please pay attention to your local officials, listen to the words that they're telling you. Listen to the evacuation orders as this is still a very dynamic incident and they're still so many hazards that are out there President Biden has declared a federal disaster to direct relief money to more than a dozen Kentucky counties. I'm Mike Hempen. A Florida man accused of selling toxic bleach as a cure for the coronavirus has been extradited to the U.S.. Mark Brennan, the archbishop of the genesis two church of health and healing in Bradenton, Florida, had an appearance in Miami federal court Thursday, almost two years after he was arrested in Colombia. He's the latest to face charges for peddling ineffective or downright dangerous substances as medicines to cure COVID-19. Officials say the church manufactured promoted and sold chlorine dioxide as a miracle mineral solution that could cure a vast variety of ailments, ignored court orders to stop and threatened a federal judge. The substance turns into a toxic industrial bleach when ingested. Granted and his sons Jonathan Jordan and Joseph were indicted on one count each of conspiracy to commit fraud and two counts each of criminal contempt. The trial is set to begin September 12th in Miami. I am Jennifer King. Pope Francis has assailed the Catholic missionaries who supported oppressive and unjust policies against indigenous peoples. Francis has vowed to pursue truth and healing as he wraps up his pilgrimage to calendar by meeting with native delegations in far north nunavut, Francis is hoping his apology tour of Canada will help the Catholic Church reconcile with indigenous peoples, and has committed to continue on a path of healing to atone for the past his apologies have received a mixed response though, with some school survivors welcoming them, and others saying far more needs to be done to correct past wrongs and pursue justice today. I'm Charles De Ledesma. President volodymyr zelensky has visited one of Ukraine's main black seaports Odessa. A week after a deal was struck with Russia, turkey and the UN to create safe corridors for ships to export grains that have been trapped in the country. Zelensky's visit comes as workers are preparing terminals for grain exports, which are relied on by millions of people worldwide facing hunger. Zielinski told reporters the export of grain will begin with the departure of several ships that were loaded but could not depart the ports after the Russian invasion
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"COVID-19 days after getting an all clear. CBS News White House correspondent Stephen portnoy with the latest. A note from the president's doctor says that he has no symptoms. In fact, he's feeling quite well, but because he is again testing positive, the president will resume strict isolation. Mister Biden was expected to go to Wilmington tomorrow and to Michigan on Tuesday. For now, those plans have been scrapped. The president's doctor adds that there is no reason to start treatment again at this time. Turning now to the major flooding in Kentucky, where at least 25 people, including several children, have been killed, governor Andy beshear with an update as clean up and rescue efforts continue. Kentucky National Guard has rescued 404 individuals. Tennessee National Guard, which is helping us out 224 additional people. West Virginia National Guard, 36, 19 people and two dogs rescued by the National Guard by boat. Global worries about monkeypox is both San Francisco and New York have declared states of emergency over the illness. Some cities are reporting lines, hours long for people trying to get vaccines, CBS is Dana Jacobson. Pressure is building on the federal government to declare the monkey pox outbreak, a public health emergency. According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are now more than 5100 cases in 47 states nationwide. The World Health Organization declared a global health emergency as cases worldwide surged to more than 22,000. No relief yet from sweltering heat in the Pacific Northwest, volunteers are trying to keep the homeless in Seattle, like this man, cool. I think they're getting
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Appalachian floods kill at least 16 as rescue teams deploy
"Search and rescue teams are looking for people missing in record floods that wiped out many Kentucky communities Kentucky governor Andy beshear expects the death toll to keep rising Tough news is 16 confirmed fatalities now And folks that's going to get a lot higher Bashir says emergency crews made close to 50 air rescues and hundreds of water rescues Thursday and more people still need help The administrator of the federal emergency management agency DN criswell says Kentucky residents need to be alert and follow the advice they are given Please pay attention to your local officials listen to the words that they're telling you Listen to the evacuation orders as this is still a very dynamic incident and they're still so many hazards that are out there President Biden has declared a federal disaster to direct relief money to more than a dozen Kentucky counties I'm Mike Hempen
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"Public. It's morning edition from NPR news. I must Mahal, and I'm Leila faldon. Good morning. Intense rainfall lashed parts of the west Midwest and south this week and forecasters say it's not done yet. Over the next several days, a system is expected to dump as much as 5 inches of rain from the desert to the mid Atlantic. In Kentucky, torrential downpours led to deadly flooding in the eastern part of the Commonwealth, at least 8 people were killed. And governor Andy beshear says he expects that death toll to rise, standing gold of member station W 8, W E Ku has more. It has been raining in eastern Kentucky all week. But heavy rainfall Wednesday night brought massive damage across much of the southeastern portion of the Commonwealth. Roads had been washed out, schools flooded, and homes knocked off their foundations. Boats had been needed to rescue many people in the area. On Thursday, governor Andy beshear declared a state of emergency. In a word, this event is devastating, and I do believe it will end up being one of the most significant deadly floods that we have had in Kentucky in at least a very long time. The Kentucky National Guard has been activated and they'll get help from the Tennessee and West Virginia guards as well. The governor said the Commonwealth is working to find shelter for those whose homes have been destroyed or damaged. So anyone who's been displaced three state parks have been open to receive you, even though they are having their own impacts. In hard hit, clay county, Brian Jackson is the deputy director of the county's emergency management agency. On Thursday, his team had been working all day to reach and rescue their neighbors. Many of whom were stranded at home by high water. He said the long hours were already catchy enough to first responders. They're far departments are police and annual people have been out all night and all day. So fatigue is starting
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"Those churches were destroyed in the storm 76 people were killed in Kentucky alone and joining us now is Kentucky governor Andy beshear a Democrat governor welcome Thank you for having me Sure How was Christmas Day for so many people in Kentucky who are hurting this year It was hard It's hard to have a Christmas when your home is gone Some of your neighbors are gone and some instances the vast majority of your town has been entirely destroyed along with just about everything you owned and for far too many of these folks they didn't own all that much to begin with It hit the neighborhoods in the areas where people were already struggling the most So while it was hard it was also special in some ways too The outpouring of love from this entire country has been absolutely incredible The First Lady my wife's toy drive brought in hundreds of thousands of toys so that no child went with nothing In fact when came home with a whole lot during Christmas and maybe for the rest of us it reminded us what Christmas is really about helping those in need and standing with our brothers and sisters So much work to be done though What stages the recovery at have people at this point been able to start rebuilding it Well we're not at the rebuilding phase Thankfully we're through the search and rescue We know the loss the general loss of human life over 10,000 structures damaged thousands of people without their homes We are now to debris removal and to take that destruction the likes of which we had never seen a tornado on the ground more than 200 miles That's going to at least be an F four that wiped out three quarters of my dad's hometown There's something therapeutic about all the debris being put in a dump truck and taken out of town So what we're focused on now is temporary housing We got a whole lot of people in our state parks where we are and we're going to take care of them Then we got to make sure that people can just explain that for a moment How are you housing people in state parks I mean what kind of situation are they in and when do you expect that they'll have permanent housing Well we've been able to open up our lodges our cabins every room that we've got We've turned back on our kitchens that may have been closed for the season and we're making sure that we can take care of people Now we're looking in the months to when we will have additional temporary housing coming in from fema but we're looking at a couple years for the rebuilding And so what we need from everybody is commitment This whole world and this whole country has stood with the people at western Kentucky for these last two weeks but it's going to take two years to rebuild 8 of the dead as you know worked at a candle factory and Mayfield in the company is denying allegations that they threatened to fire workers who wanted to leave the factory as the storm was approaching There's an investigation underway but do you think there will be any significant workplace policy changes in Kentucky as a result of what happened With the number of people that we lost I think we have to look at any and every possible change we can make to protect one another But I will say if you stand in the middle of a city or a town of 10,000 that every structure is leveled for 8 blocks in a row if you stand in the middle of Dawson springs and you can look from one side of the town to the other and nothing standing for a 30 yard wide swath it's hard to know what could have withstood this tornado It was deadly It was destructive And while we're hurting and while we've been knocked down we are not broken We will not break We will dig out and we will rebuild I have less than a minute with you governor tell me about how your hospitals are doing just before these tornadoes hit you declared a state of emergency because of COVID in a nursing shortage We are suffering a nursing shortage that predates COVID but our concern about hospitals now isn't the number of beds It's the number of staff beds of people that we can help Our hospitals were overrun several months ago by a surge of the delta variant which again brought its own difficulty And my people have had to deal with far too much these last two years But we are holding steady at the moment We're not seeing our hospitalizations go up like some other areas in the country But we are readying ourselves with every tool we have from nursing students Yes I have to stop you there I am so sorry Governor Andy beshear of Kentucky thank you for your time Thank you And there are some big political questions facing the deep blue state of Massachusetts right now for the past 7 years It has been led by a moderate Republican governor Charlie baker but he recently announced that he will not seek reelection and that has energized the Massachusetts Republican Party which is increasingly dominated by pro Trump conservatives Do they stand a chance in next year's midterms Anthony Brooks of member station WBUR reports Wow what a great week.
"governor andy beshear" Discussed on WTOP
"The resolution is adopted without objection the motion to reconsider is laid on the table House lawmakers have voted to hold mark Meadows in contempt of Congress The former Trump chief of staff has refused to comply with a special panel's investigation into the January 6th attack on the capitol An hour later another house vote on the debt ceiling raising the federal borrowing limit political consultant Leonard steinhorn With both the House and Senate voting arrays the nation's debt ceiling we once again stepped back from the precipice of a financial crisis and what would have been our nation's first ever default on our debt And Kentucky governor Andy beshear is now giving details on those killed by tornadoes in his state It rains us now from two months to 98 years of the kentuckians that we have lost More than a hundred people are still missing CBS News brief I'm Monica rix More on the breaking news story this morning U.S. House again voting to hold former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows and contempt of Congress in connection with the January 6th probe the vote late last night as we hear this morning from WTO's Mitchell Miller on Capitol Hill Marilyn congressman Jamie Raskin a member of the January 6th select committee argued for the contempt charge and read from a text a lawmaker sent to Meadows after the presidential election Why can't the states of Georgia North Carolina Pennsylvania and other Republican controlled state houses declare this is BS Democrats say tech sent to Meadows during the insurrection also raised questions he should answer But Ohio Republican Jim Jordan accuses Democrats of going after a political rival who once served with them in the house We all know what a good man he is and this is as wrong as it gets It will be up to the Justice Department to determine if Meadows is prosecuted On Capitol Hill Mitchell Miller WTO House has approved a bill to empower the capital police chief to unilaterally request the assistance of the D.C. National Guard This legislation comes in the wake of January 6th D.C. National Guard assistance was delayed for more than three hours that day during the capitol riot Capitol police chief can now request National Guard assistance without the approval of the capitol police board the vote in the House was unanimous on this This bill which passed the Senate on Monday this week is now off to President Biden's desk to be signed D.C. has filed a civil suit against the Proud Boys and oath keepers claiming the extremist groups conspire to plan and carry out the January 6th attack on the capitol The suit seeks damages although it is unclear this morning whether the groups have much money Whether there is in fact restitution or recompense accountability is important D.C. attorney general Carl Racine talking about the city civil suit against the Proud Boys and oath keepers seeking damages We can't wait to propound searing questions about the finances of these individuals and these groups From where did the money come The suit has filed under local and federal laws including the Ku Klux Klan act of 1871 designed to protect against violent conspiracies on Capitol Hill Christie king WTP news Now in response to the suit and attorney representing two members of the group telling The Washington Post this week you can't file a fantasy in court Further saying there were clearly violent people who assaulted police that day but that was not The Proud Boys or the oath keepers Stay tuned Double the TOP at one 35 D.C. has seen a cluster of cases of pedestrians hit by cars last week we've been telling you about it right here on TLP Last week two 9 year old boys were struck by drivers not far from their schools and this week in the morning there was another case A mom and her two kids were hitting a crosswalk in northeast D.C. Jeff weitzel was walking his own kids to school in D.C. when he saw it happen a driver slowed at a stop sign at Randolph in 20th streets northeast then headed into the crosswalk striking a mom and her two children a 6 year old and a three year old Wetzel a former EMT tended to the injured kids he said to driver did stay on the scene but the ward 5 resident is frustrated with D.C. mayor muriel Bowser's vision zero efforts If your behavior is bad driving right now there seems to be no consequences That was a recently said she'd increase police presence near schools and there are plans to add 19 new traffic cameras across the city to reduce speeding and reckless driving Kate Ryan news It's one 36 Frankly at this point we need action D.C. council member Christina Henderson says simply installing more traffic cameras is not the solution They're absolutely no consequences for not paying their tickets Therefore there is no desire on the part of a driver to slow down She says legislation is coming this week that calls for serious infrastructure changes around schools Ref fashion our roads in such a way that they are no longer highways and freeways around schools Leaders say part of the solution also has to be drivers paying more attention Kyle kubert news What's all the buzz about nasal irrigation and Navajo Nawaz Here's the science Airborne germs invade through your nose when your nose gets clogged it's less effective in germs multiply Eventually your immune system can get overwhelmed and you get sick Nawaz pulls out the bad stuff so you can breathe better Sleep deeper snore less and feel healthier At Walgreens CDS.
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"governor andy beshear" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"Attack is voting to hold Mark Meadows in contempt The former White House chief of staff refused to sit for a deposition to answer questions about former president Trump's actions on the day Kentucky's governor says at least 74 people are dead after tornadoes tore through his state governor Andy beshear said at least a 109 are unaccounted for and cautioned the death toll is likely to rise President Biden will travel to Kentucky on Wednesday We've already approved an emergency declaration and a major disaster declaration for Kentucky I spoke with the governor several times thus far MGM Resorts International is selling an iconic Las Vegas hotel The company is selling the mirage to hard rock international in a deal worth $1.1 billion The mirage name and brand will be licensed to hard rock royalty free for up to three years while plans are put in place to rebrand the property I'm Brian schuch And I'm Brian curtiss in Los Angeles Let's check this hour to stop business stories and the markets Asian stocks are trading lower investors are showing concern ahead of the many Central Bank meetings this week and there are also worries about further restrictions tied to the omicron variant We'll get to the markets in a moment In China Sherman group shares tumbled again sparking concern over the health of China's property sector it's weighing on other developer stocks as well JPMorgan downgraded sure amounts citing liquidity concerns Economic activity in China likely slowed last month due to the downturn in the property sector Also consumption has been subdued China's Twitter like service Weibo traded down more than 8% this morning That's after its regulator in China find the company $3 million over content violations Billionaire Richard Lee's FWD group is nearing a deal to raise more than $1.4 billion in a private placement Sources say the Asian insurers preparing for a potential Hong Kong IPO that's after its U.S. listing plan stall New investors include Apollo global management and Canada pension plan investment board While Elon Musk has been named Time Magazine's person of the year During the year Musk solidified his standing as the world's richest person and turned Tesla into a $1 trillion company All right let's check the markets in the Asia Pacific The hexing index is down 1.2% The hang sank tech index is down about 2% Elsewhere there are losses but not so severe The nikkei is trading down about a half of a percent and the cost be in soul is down around 6 tenths of 1% Dollar again one 1363 the yield on the ten year treasury 1.42% Global news 24 hours a day live and on Bloomberg quick take brought to you by 2700 journalists and analysts in a 120 countries In Los Angeles I'm Brian Curtis This is Bloomberg This is Bloomberg law with June brazo from Bloomberg radio Former Trump.
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"15 maybe 20 feet deep Of Pro Bowl So it was cutting up by bringing in That twister was one of 40 that slammed a 9 state area leaving at least 88 people dead in 5 states most in Kentucky Governor Andy beshear we are now up to 74 Kentuckians that we have lost President Biden will visit Kentucky on Wednesday to survey the damage Daria albinger ABC News Como news 1000 FM 97 7 and continuing with our top stories now from around the northwest from the como 24/7 new center good evening I'm Rick found size with a Lisa jaffee A homeless man accused of raping a woman three years ago at a Ballard car dealership has been sentenced for the attack The victim had dropped her vehicle off her service moments before the attack occurred 27 year old Christopher thiel was ordered to serve 8 and a half years to life after being convicted of first degree rape and unlawful imprisonment following that incident in 2018 in the bathroom at Carter Volkswagen Opponents of the effort to recall Seattle city council member shaman have seen their small lead grow just a little more The latest numbers show that there are now 309 more no votes than those favoring a recall for the socialist council member So I claim victory on Friday there are still some votes to count mainly the result of challenges over ballot signatures Burnout is common among healthcare workers and many are leaving the profession Como's Kelly Blair reports some state healthcare unions want state lawmakers to give a hand Frontline workers at hospitals have always had demanding jobs in the pandemic has just accentuated that Workers say the chronic staffing shortages have made their jobs beyond challenging Diane is the president of SEIU healthcare 1199 northwest There is not a shortage of beds There's a shortage of healthcare workers who are able to care for patients in those beds Union leaders say hospitals have not been responsive to dealing with staffing shortages in high burnout rates They want state lawmakers to pass safe staffing standards for hospitals like they have in California They hope to get something past next year Kelly Blair common news The work is expected to start soon on one of the most dangerous stretches of highway in Washington state to improve it Coma's Ryan Harris tells us a member of Congress says it's just right for infrastructure money The state patrol says there have been a thousand crashes just since 2016 on highway 18 between deep creek and issaquah Hobart road 13 of them deadly So the plan is to widen the road including more emergency lane space and to add a median to prevent crossover crashes as well as opening fish passages and animal crossings Democratic representative Kim shrier says Congress has talked about infrastructure for years So finally infrastructure many years is here and we're really excited about it So bipartisan support never should have been so contentious Trier says her office plans to help the state get some of that infrastructure money for this project State transportation officials say they want to complete work on the I 90 highway.
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"Every governor whatever they need when they need it When they need to make it known to me it will get it to them as rapidly as rapidly as we can You have it from The White House says governor Andy beshear says it could be weeks before we know the full extent of damage earlier today he said over a hundred people remain unaccounted for He is tornadoes hit hard in Kentucky's first congressional district home to Mayfield Kentucky which as you've likely seen in the news coverage bore the heaviest brunt of the storm the images are unreal Congressman James comer Republican from Kentucky represents that districts and he joins us now in fact from paducah In congressman I appreciate your time today Welcome back to Bloomberg radio What do you and what does your district need most right now Well obviously we need a lot of prayers but in the very short term we've got to get power back Electrical grid has just been destroyed Even areas far from the tornado path don't have electricity in west Kentucky and it's gotten down into the low 20s The last two nights So we're typical Christmas weather with no electricity We have no water in most of these communities in western Kentucky the sewer system has been taken out in a couple of the cities that just sheer devastation to the infrastructure sale towers were destroyed and remember before the tornado the sale service was not very good in this part of the rural America After the storm there's absolutely no sale service So communication basic infrastructure hate water These are most pressing needs right now I should start by asking about yourself as your family's safe as your neighborhood still together Yes yes I live east of where the tornadoes hit we suffered just debris and things like that and my home county of Monroe but my district goes from one end of the state to the other and obviously the western end of the state Cities like Mayfield Dawson.
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"governor andy beshear" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"Of it is gone Kentucky governor Andy beshear declared a state of emergency He also activated the National Guard in the aftermath There are dance from the storms in at least 5 states Brittany Thomas is a mom of two and 9 months pregnant her husband was at work when the tornado came It felt like it lasted an eternity But it really was probably like 5 minutes You know but I mean you could hear stuff smashing into the house and we could hear the windows break in All from the basement President Biden has approved an emergency declaration for Kentucky mobilizing federal assistance efforts for 15 counties Starting today masks will be required in all indoor public places in New York That's the businesses or venues of a vaccine requirement The mass mandate applies to both patrons and staff it will be in effect today until January 15th after which time the state will reevaluate local health departments throughout the state will be in charge of enforcing the requirements New York governor Cathy joko says the decision to impose a mass mandate was based on the state's weekly 7 day case rate as well as increasing hospitalizations from COVID And G 7 nations are warning Russia about its build up of troops near the border of Ukraine G 7 foreign ministers say they're united condemnation of Russia's military buildup and aggressive rhetoric towards Ukraine President Vladimir Putin continues to deny any plans to invade Ukraine And Peter Navarro has received a subpoena over upcoming testimony on Capitol Hill the former White House trade adviser was warned he'll be considered an un willful non compliance if he fails to testify Wednesday to a house panel.
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"When news breaks in Chicago or the world you'll hear it here and we'll talk about a gear This is Chicago's very own 7 20 WGN The 41° coming up on 1230 Good morning I'm James Sears Kentucky's disaster declaration is upgraded after a round of deadly tornadoes In sports the bears lost to the Green Bay Packers 45 to 30 WGN traffic expressways in tollways are looking good right now but one spot actually on I 80 94 an accident reported eastbound at torrents avenue President Biden declared a major federal disaster in Kentucky Sunday Night after a swarm of deadly tornadoes hit the state Friday killing at least 80 people Governor Andy beshear said it's likely his state has never seen devastation to this scale The Biden administration already declared a federal emergency Saturday but assistance was limited to $5 million a major disaster declaration has no such limit In northeast Arkansas two people were killed in Friday's tornado outbreak one at a nursing home News nations time negative it is in the net worth staff used their bodies to shield residents from the storm The lone fatality 94 year old golden Henry Korean War veteran and COVID survivor a humble man at the height of the storm elderly residents were quickly moved to shelter Golden was in this hallway when the roof caved in His family even his 82 year old brother had raced to the home through swirling debris pleading for good news As some displaced residents are back with their families others have been moved to other nursing homes in the area Starting today in New York face coverings must be worn inside all businesses and venues as cases of COVID rise in that state governor Kathy hochul says she doesn't want the current rise in cases to reach the point that things have to be shut down again We are enacting a statewide indoor mask mandate Unless a business has a vaccination mandate The measure will be in effect until January 15th in order to curb the spread of the virus during the holidays when more time is spent indoors shopping and gathering Medical school applications are diversifying more than ever that according to the association of American medical colleges who say the underrepresented minorities applying for med school skyrocketed during the 2021 22 school year Applications are up nearly 18% from last school year a huge increase to a normal year which.
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"80 deaths across 5 states and Friday nights rash of tornadoes Kentucky is reporting at least 70 deaths with governor Andy beshear saying today he expects that figure to climb as search and rescue efforts continue Several other deaths were reported across Missouri Tennessee Arkansas and Illinois including two in an Amazon facility President Biden is pledging federal assistance after the outbreak of deadly tornadoes in a call to Kentucky governor Andy Bashir Biden also expressed his condolences for the lives lost According to a White House readout of the call Biden and Bashir agreed to stay in contact throughout the day as rescue operations and damage assessments continue Inflation is still on the rise in the U.S. the consumer price index rose 0.8% in November and prices of climbs 6.8% in the last year President Biden released a statement Friday calling inflation a global problem and attributed the rise to ongoing economic fallout from the COVID pandemic That's the latest I'm Julie Ryan And I'm susannah Palmer in the Bloomberg newsroom looking at an increase in coronavirus cases in the state governor Kathy hoku ordered all businesses to require masks indoors if they don't have a COVID-19 vaccine requirement She said she wants to keep the New York economy open I don't want to go back ever again to that place where people couldn't go their jobs safely couldn't congregate Kids couldn't go to schools Huckel said in the briefing Friday that we are entering a time of uncertainty and we could either plateau here or our cases could escalate beyond control Scientists in London weren't England could face between 24,774 1800 deaths from COVID-19 this winter without further restrictions to slow the spread of the omicron variant JPMorgan Chase and company is preparing to pay roughly $200 million to resolve U.S. regulatory investigations into lapses over monitoring employee communications We're hearing a settlement with the commodity futures trading commission could be reached before the end of the year Wall Street firms are required to carefully monitor communications involving their businesses The unusually stiff sanctions for surveillance serve as a warning for the financial industry However efforts going to clear West Coast ports of all those containers and ships Pacific maritime association president James McKenna spoke about that with Bloomberg's David Weston Well it depends on how you look at it We have done a lot better in getting inbound cargo imports out of the terminals and to the warehouses So that's the plus We still have a lot of empties on the dock and we're setting empty loaders in to pick them up So everything is focused on continuing to create fluidity in the terminals Global news 24 hours a day on air and on Bloomberg quick take powered by more than 2700 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries I am Susanna Palmer This is Bloomberg Broadcasting live from the Bloomberg interactive brokers studio in New York Bloomberg 11 To Washington D.C. Bloomberg 99 one to Boston Bloomberg one O 6 one This Francisco Bloomberg 9 60 to the country Syria's XM channel one 19 and around the globe The Bloomberg business act and Bloomberg radio dot com This is Bloomberg best I met Baxter and I'm daddy's polygon and people are definitely as you well know venturing out and traveling again to places like Hawaii for example not naming names but leisure travel It's really.
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"Governor Andy Beshear has seen his emergency powers limited by new legislation passed by Kentucky lawmakers and upheld by the state Supreme Court. Now those lawmakers back in Frankfurt to address the record covid 19 cases in hospitalizations there. And the governor has formally asked them to extend his covid emergency governor. Bashir wants the Republican led legislature to extend a pandemic related state of emergency until mid January. He also wants lawmakers to consider allowing him to order mask mandates. Right now we need it everywhere. Um, we have more cases part week that we've ever seen have a higher positivity rate than we've ever seen. We have more people in the hospital that we've ever seen this year, also wants lawmakers to provide more school scheduling flexibility. I'm Paul Mile in Ohio State Health director Dr Bruce Vanderhof says. The Covid related hospitalizations are 10 times higher than they were in early July. Has more than 3000. People are being treated as of today's report, with nearly all patients in Ohio and vaccinated there are close to 4900 new cases that were reported today with 73 more deaths over 21,000 Ohioans have now died during the pandemic. Now the latest traffic and weather together. From the UC Health Traffic Center. The Pelvic Health Center at UC Health is the region's only health center staffed by fellowship trained euro gynecologist from both gynecology and urology North 75 an accident past Mitchell has the left lane blocked. You're slowing to 74, then another accident. Beyond that, approaching the Norwood lateral Dorton brought for an accident between Liberty Fairfield Road in 7 47. Accidents at Glen Way and race and cleaning up an injury action at Victory Parkway at Rockdale. Delays at the Brent spent seven minutes north bound eight minutes. South bound Rob Williams news radio.
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U.S. reports nearly 200,000 new coronavirus cases as more than 1,500 people die daily
"Record-setting cases of the coronavirus not everyone is heating the advice of health officials to stay home for the holidays as many midwestern governors announced new coronavirus crackdowns. Several have come together. Governor former governor. Andy beshear governor tony. Eric holcomb posting a video to social media urging people to be careful this holiday season follow recommendations from medical experts getting together with your family via zoom. Were amash take it off when you eat drink then put it back on. Keep six feet apart and wash your hands regularly. Many of the governors continue strict virus mandates amid pushback over. what some feel is government overreach. The governor's also acknowledging encouraging news. They coming vaccine.
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Family demands release of evidence in Breonna Taylor's case
"Her family is demanding the release of transcripts from the grand jury hearings that led to no charges against police officers in Louisville Kentucky involved in the depths of Brianna Taylor lawyers for the family including Juanita Baker say they have seen the evidence they have questions for the Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron the grand jury on the grand jury if your office make that decision yeah and where does the right to know what is it that we need to say I got it wrong when it was read by Brianna Taylor's mother saying Cameron had the power to do the right thing he had the power to help me in over four hundred years of oppression what he helped me realize is that it will always be us against them governor Andy Beshear is also calling for the Attorney General to release what evidence in the Taylor case he can I'm at Donahue
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Kentucky removes statue of Confederate leader Jefferson Davis from Capitol
"A statue of Jefferson Davis from the Kentucky capital taken down today state governor Andy Beshear had a ceremonial role pushing the button to a rig that lifted the fifteen foot marble statue off its pedestal in the ornate capitol
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Confederate statues across the country are being removed
"Country meantime they all fall down another state is taking action over a Confederate statue after years of debate a statue of Jefferson Davis may soon be removed from the rotunda of the Kentucky state capitol in Frankfort democratic governor Andy Beshear we expect a bipartisan vote in favor of removal of the statue protesters toppled a statue of Jefferson Davis all the fame the body but evident with Richmond Virginia which was the capital of the
Louisville, Kentucky mayor fires police chief, says officers involved in fatal shooting failed to activate body cameras
"Kentucky governor Andy Beshear pledging honesty in an afternoon news conference talking about the death of James McEntee killed by local police and National Guard members who say they were returning fire overnight McEntee was a little business owner there is no word on a suspect who shot at police the local mayor today fired locals police chief because the officers body cameras were not activated those officers are facing discipline the FBI says it's
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Political leaders denounce protesters who hanged effigy of Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear
"Him for that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky praising governor Andy Beshear McConnell says weekend protesters at the state house in Frankfort were way out of line politically outrageous and unacceptable look we've we've had a long standing history of this country of allowing demonstrations but that doesn't mean you've got to engage in the kind of hate filled expressions that occurred on the capitol grounds I condemn it in the strongest
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45 states are lifting restrictions
"Five states are taking steps to lift restrictions that were put in place because of code nineteen but it isn't fast enough for some people the owners of the C. and C. coffee and kitchen in Colorado opened their dining room for mother's day even though restaurants in that state are still limited to take out and delivery numbers will return in mass when they feel safe we'll see videos of people packed into a restaurant with no social distancing and no mass people feel less safe and the widespread economic pain will only be prolonged to governor Jerry policies Spender the restaurant's license indefinitely Pennsylvania governor Tom wolf with a message to local officials who planned to defy shut down order to agents who are encouraging the people they were elected to lead to quit the fight are acting in a most cowardly way this is not the time to give up this is not the time to surrender in Tesla CEO Elon musk restarting is California factory despite local orders president trump talking up he was testing for covert nineteen resident trump says the United States has met the moment and prevailed on testing for the corona virus in the span of just a few short months we've developed a testing capacity unmatched and unrivalled anywhere in the world claiming that everyone who wants to get a test before returning to work will very soon be able to get one but the reality is that most Americans being asked to return to work won't have quick access to testing and public health experts have warned that the US continues to lack the widespread testing necessary to properly track the virus Jordan Phelps ABC news the White House senior administration official telling ABC news that president trump and vice president pence will maintain distance from each other for the immediate future after two aids tested positive there were special elections tomorrow in Wisconsin in California there's a presidential primary in Nebraska in all three states they are encouraging mail in voting but allowing some in person voting you're listening to ABC news radio eight forty WHAS your news now a ten year old boy in Kentucky that has contracted the corona viruses known a better later fighting for his life governor Andy Beshear announced the case during his Monday news briefing while covert nineteen hasn't been as hard on children Dr Stephen stack said there are a small number of children who can get a syndrome where their immune system becomes hyperactive and they have an extreme inflammatory response in their body for kids who get this syndrome it's serious the the young a patient that we have in Kentucky is critically ill at this time and for those who get this it's serious right now it appears this child is the only one in Kentucky with the syndrome I'm Suzanne Duval the governor announced one hundred five new coronavirus cases today along with four new destined at in Sunday's new cases and deaths along with them total cases now sit at six thousand six hundred seventy seven and three hundred eleven in Kentucky have died I'm