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AP-KY--Kentucky News Digest, KY

November 24, 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. 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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In Brief:

—BURGLARY CHARGES-CLOSET, from Frankfort: Police say a Kentucky man faces burglary charges after he tried to rob an apartment complex, but got stuck in a closet and failed while trying to beat down the wall to get out. According to The State Journal, a Franklin County Circuit Court grand jury indicted 28-year-old Joshua A. McClurg of Pleasureville in the alleged incident.

—CEMETERY-URNS STOLEN, from Lily: Deputies in Kentucky say 24 bronze urns were stolen from a cemetery and a mausoleum was vandalized in incidents they suspect are related. A news release says the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate what happened at Cumberland Memorial Gardens near unincorporated Lily, about six miles south of London.


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