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AP-KY--Kentucky News Digest 1:35 pm, KY

November 12, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

ELECTION 2018-TEACHER CANDIDATES

FRANKFORT, Ky. — After falling short in her race for the state legislature, high school history teacher Jenny Urie returned to her central Kentucky classroom, suddenly doubtful of just how far a grassroots uprising to bolster public education could go.

KENTUCKY GOVERNOR

FRANKFORT, Ky. — The minority floor leader of the Kentucky House of Representatives has filed paperwork to raise money for a campaign for governor, setting up a potentially spirited Democratic primary to challenge Republican incumbent Matt Bevin.

In Brief:

—DIOCESE-TRANSPARENCY, from Owensboro: A Catholic bishop in Kentucky says his diocese is working to be more transparent about how sex abuse allegations are handled.

—CHILD SHOT, from Somerset: Kentucky State Police say a 7-year-old boy shot and wounded himself while hunting deer with family in McCreary County.

—JACK DANIEL’S-MILITARY, from Lynchburg: The distillery that produces Jack Daniel’s whiskey is working with a military support group to make sure military service members and their families can celebrate the holidays at home.

—TWO-HEADED SNAKE, from Frankfort: A rare, two-headed copperhead snake is on display at the Salato Wildlife Education Center in Frankfort.

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