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AP-KY--Kentucky News Digest 1:30 pm, KY

September 26, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

—MISSING GIRL-HOMICIDE, from Scottsville: A judge has set a new trial date for a man accused of raping and killing a 7-year-old girl in southern Kentucky.

—COLLEGE PRESIDENT STOPPED-KENTUCKY, from Louisville: A Kentucky police officer says a white officer who pulled over a black pastor this month followed orders of what to do in “these neighborhoods.”

—WILDFIRE SEASON, from Frankfort: Despite a wet start to autumn, the Kentucky Division of Forestry is preparing for the fall wildfire season.

—DEER CRASHES, from Madisonville: The Kentucky Transportation Department is warning drivers to start watching for deer as the animals become more active over the next few months.


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