Conference brings ag leaders from across the country to Kentucky

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This story first ran on WKMS, the public radio station at Murray State University.

The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture members addressed issues ranging from farmworker visa reform to funding for hemp research.
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Hopkinsville currently has a committee that is considering a move to nonpartisan local elections.
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As a Kentucky Board of Education mandate requiring masks expires, many districts are electing to continue a masking requirement in schools.
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The Administrative Office of the Court has slated Sept. 30 for comment from people living or working in Christian, Caldwell, Todd and Trigg counties.
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Legislators are considering a controversial resolution that would require the state to recognize a positive COVID antibody test as the same as a COVID vaccination, even though people who naturally recover from the virus are more than twice as likely to contract it again compared to people who get vaccinated.
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The Beshear administration will have the ability to decide how much and what to spend the funds on.
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McConnell, during a visit with the Rotary Club of Paducah, said he’s spoken with leaders of the state general assembly, and believes it’s wise to put the decision of school mask mandates in the hands of school boards and those more directly educating students.
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Pediatricians from across the Ohio Valley say this new wave of COVID-19 is sickening children with severe symptoms that require hospitalizations, as school districts continue to try to maintain in-person learning without closures.
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Several colleges across western Kentucky have begun rolling out incentives for students and employees who get vaccinated against COVID-19.
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Both the governor and Republican leaders of the legislature say they are negotiating when to call the session and what policies to propose, including whether to renew the official state of emergency for the pandemic.
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