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

May 14, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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Top Stories:


FRANKFORT, Ky. _ A new campaign finance report from Kentucky Democratic gubernatorial candidate Adam Edelen shows his running mate contributed another $1 million in loans to boost their campaign.

In Brief:

_TEST SCORES-INVESTIGATION, from Prestonsburg: Kentucky education officials say standardized test scores are being invalidated at an elementary school in eastern Kentucky.

_YOUTH EXPLORERS-KENTUCKY, from Louisville: A federal judge has delayed the sentencing of a former Kentucky police officer who admitted to sexually abusing minors in the department’s now defunct youth program.

_INMATE DEATH, from Louisville: A Kentucky inmate found unresponsive in his Louisville cell has died, and a jail official says he may have died of natural causes.

_BILLBOARD-SKELETON FOUND, from Hillsborough, N.C.: A North Carolina man has been indicted on a murder charge decades after his son’s skeletal remains were found under a highway billboard.

_LEWIS AND CLARK TRAIL, from Clarksville, Ind.: A historic site in southern Indiana is now part of a new 1,200-mile expansion of the Lewis and Clark Historic Trail.

_VETERAN-LEGION OF HONOR, from Wilmore: A 95-year-old World War II veteran in Kentucky will be awarded the French Legion of Honor, that country’s highest distinction.

_COURTS EDUCATION, from Louisville: People who want to know more about Kentucky legal and judicial systems can attend a session this week in Louisville.


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