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AP-KY--Kentucky News Coverage Advisory 9 am, KY

August 8, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

KENTUCKY MEDICAL REVIEW PANELS

Kentucky’s Supreme Court will hear arguments about a state law that requires a panel of doctors to review medical malpractice lawsuits before they go to trial.

In Brief:

CAMP MINDEN EXPLOSIVES, from SHREVEPORT, La. — Sentencing has been postponed three months for men who pleaded guilty in a case involving a huge explosion in 2012 at a site owned by the Louisiana National Guard.

FARMERS-DONATIONS, from FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky’s agriculture commissioner says the state’s farmers donated more than $612,000 in the past fiscal year to a program that helps support Kentucky 4-H, Kentucky FFA and the state Department of Agriculture.

COMMUNITY COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS, from VERSAILLES, Ky. — A new scholarship is available to students enrolled in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System.

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