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

March 6, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

ANTIBIOTIC USE, from LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ The University of Louisville says it is launching a campaign aimed at decreasing the use of antibiotics.

MURRAY STATE-HEMP CENTER, from MURRAY, Ky. _ Murray State University has announced a new Center for Agricultural Hemp that will focus on research, education and policy in the state’s growing hemp industry.

SYRINGE EXCHANGES-FENTANYL TESTING, from LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ Syringe exchange sites in the metro area of Louisville, Kentucky, are now providing test strips that can detect the presence of fentanyl in drugs such as cocaine and heroin.


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