Good morning, Kentucky. Here's what you need to know today.

Your Weather Planner

Tuesday will start out soggy, especially along the Ohio River so make sure you have the umbrellas and leave some extra time to get to your destination. The afternoon will turn out much drier so If you have any outdoor plans, wait until later on in the day.

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Around Kentucky

1. 29 Students In Isolation at Western Kentucky University

WKU is labeling one student a "super spreader" at the campus after refusing to quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19. Now almost 30 students are in quarantine.

2. Beshear Isn't Considering New Restrictions Despite Continued Surge In Coronavirus Cases

Kentucky set a record for new coronavirus cases last week with 7,315, continuing an upward trend of cases in the state. Gov. Andy Beshear says the escalation must stop, but he isn't planning on new restrictions just yet.

3. House Budget Chair Argues Federal Deficit Shouldn't Factor into COVID Relief Negotiations

The House Budget Committee released a new report to  highlight the need for another COVID relief bill. "We absolutely have to have more relief. This is a view shared by the Chairman of the Federal Reserve, most economists and even the President of the United States," said House Budget Chair John Yarmuth. But fiscal conservatives argue the ballooning deficit is unacceptable. The Congressional Budget Office is forecasting the deficit will hit $3.3 trillion this year.  

Around the Nation

1. Trump Warns That Biden “Wants To Listen To Dr. Fauci”; Biden Agrees

2. Expert Warns the Next 6-12 Weeks Will Be "Darkest" of the COVID-19 Pandemic

3. 6 Russian Military Officers Charged in Hacking Campaign Allegedly Targeting French Election, Winter Olympics

Bluegrass Buzz

Craft beer drinkers can soon enjoy Kentucky Proud beers brewed with Kentucky agricultural products.

“Every October, Kentucky’s craft brewers use locally grown products to brew one-of-a-kind beers to showcase their creativity and honor the Commonwealth’s producers,” Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles said. “We are pleased to collaborate with the Kentucky Guild of Brewers once again on what has become a staple of Kentucky’s fall calendar.”

Craft beer drinkers can soon enjoy Kentucky Proud beers brewed with Kentucky agricultural products.