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AP-KY--Kentucky News Digest, KY

July 31, 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. John Raby 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

Top Stories:

PIG FARM-UNDERCOVER VIDEO

DENVER — Recently released undercover video showing pigs being kicked, hit and punched at a Kentucky supplier for the world’s largest meat producer drew prompt condemnation from animal rights groups and the agricultural industry alike. However, the images sandwiched in between — adult pigs in cages barely bigger than their bodies and a piglet squealing while being castrated — show still widely accepted industry practices, but were aimed at pressuring Brazilian-based JBS to abandon them.

In Brief:

JAIL RIOT, from CAMPBELLSVILLE — Officials say a riot at a central Kentucky jail led to several inmates being moved to another facility.

SCHOOLS TAKEOVER, from LOUISVILLE — Kentucky’s interim education commissioner says he’s offered the state’s largest school district a settlement to avoid a takeover, but has yet to receive a response.

KENTUCKY SUSPECT-TENNESSEE ARREST, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Authorities say a man charged in a child pornography investigation in Kentucky has been arrested in Tennessee.

UNIVERSITY ADMISSIONS, from BOWLING GREEN — An official at Western Kentucky University says the school will have stricter admission policies next year.

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