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

January 23, 2019

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(at)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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 https://newsroom.ap.org/ .

Top Stories:

NATIVE-AMERICAN-VIDEOS-SCHOOL

PARK HILLS, Ky. _ A Catholic high school student whose close encounter with a Native American activist and a black religious sect was captured on video in Washington, D.C., says he has nothing to apologize for.

KENTUCKY CONTESTED ELECTION

FRANKFORT, Ky. _ A Republican-dominated legislative panel will have a hearing on Thursday about whether a Democrat’s one-vote margin of victory to the state House of Representatives should be overturned.

SENATE OFFICE-PROTEST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ Police in Kentucky were called to a protest by a group of federal government workers at a field office for Sen. Mitch McConnell.

In Brief:

_BULLYING DEATH, from Louisville: A Kentucky mother reeling from her 10-year-old son’s death says Louisville’s school district must do more to prevent bullying.

_SHUTDOWN-WORKER FUNDRAISER, from Covington: A furloughed Kentucky IRS worker with Type II diabetes says she’s struggling to buy insulin because of the shutdown and so has started a GoFundMe to raise the needed cash.

_COMMUNITY FORUM, from Frankfort: Kentucky Gov. Bevin plans to hold a community forum in Leslie County.

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