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AP-KY--Kentucky News Digest 1:40 pm, KY

September 28, 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. Beth Campbell 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

In Brief:

—DEMOCRATIC SOCIALISTS-WHITE NATIONALISTS, from Louisville: A Kentucky bar owner says some white nationalists pepper-sprayed her general manager and harassed people attending a Democratic Socialists of America meeting.

—POLICE-SHOOTING-LAWSUIT, from Louisville: The family of a Kentucky man shot more than 20 times by police is suing officers, accusing them of excessive force.

—BABY DEATH-METHAMPHETAMINE, from Madison, Ind.: Two southern Indiana parents are charged with neglect after authorities determined that the July death of their 3-month-old son was due to methamphetamine ingestion.

—UNEMPLOYMENT-COUNTIES, from Frankfort: State officials say unemployment rates fell in 115 Kentucky counties between August 2017 and August 2018.

—WEST NILE VIRUS, from Louisville: Kentucky health officials are confirming the West Nile virus in five Louisville residents.


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