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

November 16, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

In Brief:

—KKK NAZI-GUN SHOW, from Louisville: The Kentucky State Fair Board has banned the sale of racist memorabilia at the Louisville fairgrounds including Ku Klux Klan and post-World War II Nazi items.

—BOURBON EXPANSION, from Louisville: Kentucky-based Heaven Hill Distillery has announced a $65 million investment to expand its visitors center and increase production capacity.

—SOLDIERS RETURN, from Fort Campbell: About 200 soldiers are returning this weekend to Fort Campbell on the Kentucky-Tennessee line.

—KOREAN WAR-SOLDIER IDENTIFIED, from Irvington: The remains of an American soldier killed in the Korean War in 1950 will be buried in his Kentucky hometown.

—FRONTIER AIRLINES, from Louisville: Frontier Airlines has started offering a nonstop flight from Louisville, Kentucky to Orlando, Florida.

—WOMAN SLAIN-BODY MUTILATED, from Jeffersonville, Ind.: An Indiana man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body has been found competent to stand trial.


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