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Governor Andy Beshear addresses effigy during daily briefing Tuesday, says he will not ‘bow to terror’

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today “I owe it to the people of Kentucky not to bow to terror, but to continue to do what is right, for their families and for mine,” Gov. Andy Beshear said, referring to a group of protesters who hung him in effigy on the Capitol grounds Sunday. The governor resumed his daily update on the coronavirus on Tuesday, following a three-day break for the Memorial Day weekend,...

Beshear to renovate Governor’s Mansion for first time since 1983; family will live there fulltime

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today Like any family who has moved into a new home, especially one that is over 100 years old, Gov. Andy Beshear says he plans to have some renovating done on the Governor’s Mansion. 
“Being the first full-time family in decades to live in the Governor’s Mansion,” Beshear said, “I wanted to be transparent that we’re going to be doing some work over there.” The...

From ‘baby in the Governor’s Mansion’ to mom-to-be, Pamela Brown stories are among KYF’s most popular

Pamela Brown — now Pamela Brown Wright — was born when her parents, John Y. Brown and Phyllis George Brown, occupied Kentucky’s Governor’s Mansion in 1983. She is all grown up these days, having distinguished herself as a journalist as an on-screen, hard-working correspondent for CNN. And this summer she married Adam Wright in a back-home wedding at her old homeplace, Cave...