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

October 5, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

SHOOTING-MARIJUANA, from LEXINGTON, Ky. — Police in Kentucky say a man has shot two people outside of a gas station when they made him drop his marijuana.

BATTLE OF PERRYVILLE, from PERRYVILLE, Ky. — The commemoration of Kentucky’s largest Civil War battle is being held this weekend.

KEENELAND-FALL MEET OPENS, from LEXINGTON, Ky. — Keeneland’s fall meet opens with several Breeders’ Cup prep races headlining 18 stakes events worth a record $5.575 million.

ROADSIDE CLEANUP, from FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky transportation officials say the annual fall cleanup along the state’s roadways is set for next week.

OHIO RIVER-WATER STANDARDS, from CINCINNATI — A commission that watches over the Ohio River’s health has put off a vote on whether to move away from its role of setting pollution standards for the river.

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