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BC-KY--Kentucky News Digest 1:30 pm, KY

January 4, 2019

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(at)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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

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

In Brief:

_HIGH-TECH GREENHOUSE, from Pikeville: An official says a high-tech greenhouse that had been planned in Pikeville two years ago will instead be built on a farm near Morehead.

_UNEMPLOYMENT RATE, from Frankfort: None of Kentucky’s 120 counties had an unemployment rate above 10 percent in November.

_FATAL SHOOTING-ARSON, from Barbourville: The son of a slain Kentucky man is accused of setting fire to the home of the man suspected of killing his father.

_ARMY BASE-WOMAN KILLED, from Fort Campbell: A U.S. Army soldier has been taken into custody in connection to the death of a woman at the Fort Campbell post on the Kentucky-Tennessee border.

_JEFFERSONVILLE SLAYING-ARREST, from Jeffersonville, Ind.: A man has been charged with murder and armed robbery in the October slaying of a businessman in southern Indiana.

_CONSERVATION OFFICERS, from Frankfort: Kentucky’s Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is seeking to fill dozens of conservation officer positions.

_STATE POLICE-RAFFLE, from Frankfort: Kentucky State Police are raffling a Corvette to raise money for a free summer camp.


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