BC-KY--Kentucky News Digest 1:41 pm, KY
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. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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FRANKFORT, Ky. _ Undaunted by his status as a political underdog, state Rep. Robert Goforth has logged more than 10,000 miles in his pickup truck and invested at least $750,000 of his own money into challenging Kentucky’s governor in the state’s Republican primary.
KENTUCKY GOVERNOR’S RACE
LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ A well-funded group backing Adam Edelen shook up Kentucky’s Democratic gubernatorial primary on Thursday, running a short-lived TV ad denouncing Andy Beshear’s private legal work several years ago for the Boy Scouts of America in a sexual abuse case.
_VOTER TURNOUT-PROJECTION, from Frankfort: Kentucky’s chief election official is projecting about 12.5% of the state’s registered voters will turn out for next week’s primary election.
_BUS DRIVER CHARGED, from Glasgow: A Kentucky school bus driver is accused of offering money to a female student to bare her breasts.
_ADOPTIVE SON SLAYING, from Elizabethtown: A Kentucky man accused of killing his 4-year-old foster son is now on trial for the boy’s death.
_KENTUCKY-ABORTION, from Louisville: Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration has started its appeal of a federal judge’s ruling that struck down a state abortion law that would halt a common second-trimester procedure to end pregnancies.
_CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT-INDIANA, from Elizabeth, Ind.: Caesars Entertainment’s Horseshoe Southern Indiana land-based casino that’s currently under construction is being rebranded as Caesars Southern Indiana.
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