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

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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


LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Brown-Forman Corp. on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $249 million. On a per-share basis, the Louisville, Kentucky-based company said it had profit of 52 cents.

In Brief:

FATAL FIRE, from PRESTONSBURG, Ky. — Kentucky State Police say an 8-year-old boy has died in a house fire near Prestonsburg.

WINTRY WEATHER-APPALACHIA, from CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Residents in portions of Appalachia could be digging out from a midweek snowstorm.

OLD FRIENDS-NEW ARRIVALS, from GEORGETOWN, Ky. — Old Friends farm in Kentucky has added two more past stakes winners to its stable of retired racehorses.

SOLDIERS RETURN, from FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. — Fort Campbell says more than 200 soldiers are returning to the Army post on the Kentucky-Tennessee line over the next two weeks.


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