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

August 3, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:


FANCY FARM, Ky._Kentucky’s premier political event is also a fundraiser for a local Catholic Church. But the church will make about $13,000 less this year because of new tax laws, giving Democrats a new line of attack as the fall campaign season begins. By Adam Beam. UPCOMING: 500 words by 2 p.m.

In Brief:

SEXUAL ASSAULT KITS-TRAINING, from LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is co-hosting a national workshop on helping law enforcement handle of sexual assault forensic kits that have not been submitted for testing.

HOMELESS IDS, from LEXINGTON, Ky. — A new program to help homeless people in Kentucky get official identification cards is launching next week.


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