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AP-KY--Kentucky News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, KY

September 20, 2018

Good morning! 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. Becky Yonker 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Eastern unless noted otherwise.

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.

Top Stories:

PENSION LAWSUIT

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky’s governor and attorney general are headed to the state Supreme Court to argue about the future of one of the country’s worst-funded pension systems. Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear says lawmakers did not follow the rules when they passed the bill. Republican Gov. Matt Bevin says the law is crucial to the system’s solvency. The state Supreme Court will hear arguments in the case on Thursday.

In Brief:

ATV DEATH-VICTIM’S FATHER, from GREENUP, Ky. — The father of a woman killed in an incident involving an all-terrain vehicle is accused of threatening a judge involved in the case.

SEX OFFENDER-OWN CHILDREN, from FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Supreme Court has been asked to decide whether a convicted sex offender can spend time alone with his own children.

MILITARY VETERANS-ART, from FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Arts Council is seeking artwork from military veterans, their spouses and their children for a special exhibit that will go on display later this year.

POLICE SHOOTING-KENTUCKY, from HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky State Police have identified a man fatally shot after a pursuit.

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