Deborah Yetter, The Courier-Journal

Deborah Yetter

The Courier-Journal

Louisville, KY, United States

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Recent articles by Deborah:

State awards nearly $8B in Medicaid business, but Louisville-based Passport not chosen

Kentucky has awarded contracts worth nearly $8 billion a year to five outside insurance companies to manage most of its Medicaid business. → Read More

Kentucky warily eases into daily life as nation's death toll from COVID-19 reaches 100,000

Kentucky begins a cautious return to daily life as the nation's death toll from COVID-19 reaches 10,000. But the disease has changed everything. → Read More

Phyllis George | 1949-2020: Pioneer among women sportscasters was former Miss America

Phyllis George, a former Miss America, television personality and a former first lady of Kentucky has died after an illness.George, who had been → Read More

Phyllis George, former Miss America and TV personality, dies at 70

Phyllis George, a Texan, rose to prominence after winning the 1971 Miss America title, died in Lexington at age 70. → Read More

Phyllis George, former Kentucky first lady and Miss America, dies at 70

Phyllis George, former Kentucky first lady and Miss America, ex-wife of Gov. John Y. Brown Jr., has died at 70. → Read More

Norton evaluating 2 children for possibly COVID-19-related inflammatory symptoms

Norton Children's Hospital is evaluating two children for possibly coronavirus-related inflammatory symptoms, it announced on Tuesday. → Read More

Second staff member at Southern Kentucky nursing home dies from COVID-19

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced Friday that a second staff member at Summit Manor in Adair County has died from the coronavirus. → Read More

Louisa nursing home overwhelmed by donations of masks, gowns after Courier Journal story

An Eastern Kentucky nursing home has been flooded with donations of much-needed PPE after a Courier Journal story. → Read More

Gov. Beshear vetoes abortion bill that gives more power over clinics to attorney general

Gov. Andy Beshear vetoes abortion bill that gives more power over clinic to Attorney General Daniel Cameron to regulate clinics → Read More

Kentucky pharmacists may conduct COVID testing during health emergency, state says

State expands power to pharmacists to conduct COVID testing during health emergency → Read More

2 more residents at Treyton Oak die from COVID-19, bringing total deaths to 11

The facility has been particularly hard hit by the coronavirus, with the highest number of deaths among the more than 30 nursing homes statewide. → Read More

Two more residents at Treyton Oak Towers die from coronavirus following deaths of 7

Two more residents at Treyton Oak Towers die from coronavirus following deaths of seven → Read More

Ban on nursing home visitors wearing on families, worrying advocates amid coronavirus

Despite efforts to control infections by restricting outsiders, the coronavirus has hit hard in nursing homes and senior complexes across Kentucky. → Read More

Kentucky businessman in Wuhan says America must take coronavirus more seriously

Mark Wetton, of Russellville, has been in China since the virus took hold. → Read More

Kentucky General Assembly passes one-year state budget, despite near-empty House chamber

The $11.4 billion budget bill passed by a large majority in both chambers, including a near-empty House chamber where most members voted remotely. → Read More

Long-sought bill that will allow alcohol shipment to Kentucky passes General Assembly

Concerns about the pandemic and its impact on such Kentucky businesses have helped push the law over the finish line. → Read More

Why are liquor stores exempt from closing during the coronavirus pandemic?

Local officials with recovery programs for people with alcohol use disorder said the abrupt cutoff of alcohol sales could be dangerous for alcoholics. → Read More

Louisville addiction recovery groups find new ways to help as coronavirus spreads

Much activity has shifted online, including meetings and counseling sessions. → Read More

Kentucky General Assembly passes coronavirus relief bill by a unanimous vote

Legislators adopted an emergency coronavirus relief bill aimed at putting some of Gov. Andy Beshear's emergency orders into law. → Read More

Newspaper legal ad measure hidden in House revenue bill, prompting outcry

The measure focuses on whether public agencies should be required to publish notices in the local newspaper or on their websites. → Read More