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

May 2, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

KENTUCKY DERBY-HORSES TO WATCH

LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ A guide to the top Kentucky Derby contenders. By Gary B. Graves.

In Brief:

GOVERNOR-SOCIAL MEDIA-ACLU, from LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ Newly released court records say Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin casts a wide net when blocking people on social media, citing reasons such as surpassing “a limit on idiocy” and “trolling.” AP Photos.

OLD FRIENDS HOMECOMING, from GEORGETOWN, Ky. _ A thoroughbred retirement farm in Kentucky that is home to champion horses is having its annual homecoming event this weekend.

DANIEL BOONE FOREST-COMMITTEE, from WINCHESTER, Ky. _ Federal forestry officials are seeking volunteers to serve on an advisory committee that serves the Daniel Boone National Forest in eastern Kentucky.

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