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

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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — FBI Director Chris Wray visits the agency’s Louisville field office to meet with employees and law enforcement partners.


LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Brown-Forman Corp. on Wednesday reported yearlong net sales growth across its spirits lineup — including its flagship Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey brand — but said fourth-quarter earnings declined due to costs associated with the creation of a charitable foundation and operating expenses.


UNDATED — Mike Smith knows the feeling. A headache. Maybe some dizziness. As a younger jockey he got concussions, felt better and went back to riding.

In Brief:

—CANCER CARE-SLAYING, from Bowling Green: A Kentucky man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison in the death of his late wife’s naturopathic caregiver, against whom he had filed a lawsuit.

—INMATE DEATH, from Prestonsburg: Kentucky State Police say they are investigating the death of a jail inmate.

—CHILD SHOT, from Elizabethtown: Officials say a 6-year-old boy in Kentucky has been fatally shot.

—PENSION CASE, from Frankfort: Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin wants a judge he calls an “incompetent hack” removed from a case challenging the state’s new pension law.

—DEADLY HOUSE EXPLOSION, from Georgetown: Authorities say a house has exploded in Kentucky killing one person.

—HEMP PLOTS, from Lexington: Hemp plots are growing at two Kentucky State Park historic sites where the plant was once the leading crop.

—TENNESSEE RIVER PROJECT, from Knoxville: A group of students and professors from the University of Tennessee are working to make the Tennessee River more accessible.


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