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

March 20, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

In Brief:

TRAFFIC CRASH-OFFICER KILLED, from LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ A Kentucky truck driver charged with murder in the traffic death of a Louisville Metro Police officer will be monitored at home while he awaits trial. The Courier Journal reports 60-year-old Roger Burdette was released Monday into a home incarceration program.

BABY-OVERDOSE, from COVINGTON, Ky. _ Authorities say a 9-month-old baby overdosed on drugs and had to revived with an opioid overdose-reversal drug.

101ST AIRBORNE-DEPARTURE, from FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. _ The senior enlisted leader of the 101st Airborne Division is leaving his post this week.

BULLYING SUMMIT, from LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ Jefferson County Public Schools is holding the district’s first Bullying and Suicide Prevention Summit.

VIOLENCE PREVENTION, from FRANKFORT, Ky. _ Kentucky’s attorney general says his office is joining in an initiative that encourages bystanders to actively prevent violence. AP Photos.


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