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

September 25, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Top Stories:


MOREHEAD, Ky. — Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who went to jail in 2015 for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, wants a second term in office.



SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The building that once housed President Abraham Lincoln’s law office in Springfield will soon be opened as a tourist welcome center.

In Brief:

—JUDGE SUSPENDED, from Frankfort: The Judicial Conduct Commission has suspended a Kentucky judge who is accused of ethics violations.

—FATAL SHOOTING, from Barbourville: Kentucky State Police say a homeowner fatally shot a man whose truck got stuck trying to leave his property.

—CONFERENCE-HEALTHY AGING, from Frankfort: Kentucky officials say a regional conference is planned in the state to spotlight issues that promote healthy aging.

—FOSTER CARE FORUM, from Frankfort: The Administrative Office of the Courts says a community forum is being held to discuss improving outcomes for children and families involved in the Kentucky foster care system.


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