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

September 6, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Top Stories:

TEACHERS-AFP ENDORSEMENTS

FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky chapter of Americans for Prosperity is supporting six Republican members of the state House of Representatives for re-election in November.

In Brief:

—McGRATH-SINCLAIR BROADCASTING, from Frankfort: A Democratic congressional candidate in Kentucky has ended her boycott of Sinclair Broadcast Group.

—DISABLED STUDENTS REMOVED, from Jackson: An audit says a Kentucky school district removed mentally disabled students from classrooms or suspended them, while recording the absences as voluntary.

—ATTEMPTED OFFICER SLAYING, from Hazard: Police say a Kentucky man stole from a tractor supply store and then tried to kill an off-duty police officer who attempted to detain him.

—TIRE COMPANY EXPANSION, from Frankfort: An off-road tire company is set to build a new $6.6 million facility in Glasgow that is expected to create 75 jobs.

—SAFE PLACE, from Morehead: Kentucky’s newest Safe Place is offering services in Morehead.

—JOURNALISM HALL OF FAME, from Huntington, W.Va.: Five graduates of Marshall University’s W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications are being inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame this month.

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