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

November 27, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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:

—PACEMAKER DOCTOR, from London, Ky.: A panel has suspended the medical license of a doctor convicted of implanting medically unnecessary pacemakers into dozens of patients and billing it to Medicare and Medicaid.

—FOOTBALL COACH-SODOMY CHARGES, from Danville: A former Kentucky high school football coach has been accused of committing sex crimes against a child while he was leading the team in the early 1980s.

—INTRUDER SHOT, from Covington: Police in Kentucky say it appears that the resident of a home has fatally shot an intruder.

—ATTEMPTED OFFICER SLAYING, from London, Ky.: Kentucky police have arrested a carload of people after the vehicle pinned two officers to a concrete column.

—PHARMACY SERVICES, from Barbourville: A southeastern Kentucky pharmacy is among the first in the state to begin treating people for ailments like strep throat and the flu.

—LOUISVILLE SUPERCON, from Louisville: Louisville’s annual comic book and pop culture convention will host a variety of stars this year including Richard Dreyfuss, Star Trek icon William Shatner and Henry Winkler of “Happy Days” fame.

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