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BC-KY--Kentucky News Digest, KY

February 18, 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. 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

From Our Members:

SHOWBOAT’S NEW HOME

CINCINNATI _ The new owners of Cincinnati’s historic Showboat Majestic plan to continue using the double-decker riverboat as an entertainment venue at a different point on the Ohio River.

EXCHANGE-COMFORTING STUDENT-DOGS

VINE GROVE, Ky. _ J.T. Alton Middle School in Vine Grove now has two extra students — two furry ones. Clint, 11, and Victoria, 7, are corgis owned by resource classroom teacher Sylvia Stuckey. By Becca Owsley, The News-Enterprise.

In Brief:

OFFICER SHOT-KENTUCKY, from Hopkinsville: Police in Kentucky say a suspect shot and wounded a police officer during a robbery pursuit.

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