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BC-KY--Kentucky News Digest 1:53 pm, KY

May 13, 2019

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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

KENTUCKY GOVERNOR’S RACE

LEXINGTON, Ky. _ Three prominent Democrats running for Kentucky governor meet in a statewide televised debate coming about a week before the primary election.

In Brief:

_MISSING TODDLER, from Salyersville: Search crews are trying to find a missing toddler in eastern Kentucky.

_MACHETE ATTACK-CHILD WOUNDED, from Covington: A Kentucky man is accused of chasing three children from a Covington park and then stabbing a 9-year-old boy who fell behind.

_MANUFACTURER-EASTERN KENTUCKY, from Frankfort: Kentucky officials say a Canadian manufacturer plans to create up to 265 full-time jobs with a facility planned in eastern Kentucky.

_POLICE RECRUITS, from Frankfort: The Kentucky State Police Training Academy is welcoming 72 new recruits.

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