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AP-KY--Kentucky News Digest 1:35 pm, KY

November 13, 2018

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville@ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstroud@ap.org. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. If circumstances change before 6 p.m., a new digest will be sent reflecting those developments. All times are Eastern.

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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

Top Stories:

ABORTION-KENTUCKY

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Attorneys for Kentucky’s socially conservative governor and the state’s only abortion clinic opened their latest legal fight Tuesday, this time over a lawsuit challenging a state law aimed at a common second-trimester procedure to end pregnancies.

KENTUCKY TEACHER PENSIONS

FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement System will release new numbers on Tuesday about the financial health of the system.

In Brief:

—GROCERY STORE SHOOTING, from Louisville: Some parishioners will now carry weapons into a historically black Kentucky church visited by a white gunman before police said he killed two black people at a grocery store.

—BASKETBALL TITLE IX LAWSUIT, from London, Ky.: A federal judge has ruled that a Kentucky school district is discriminating against boys by only allowing girls to play basketball at more than one grade level.

—CHURCHILL-HEART RACE, from Louisville: Churchill Downs is auctioning 19 spots for people to race on its iconic thoroughbred track.

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