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

December 6, 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(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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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.

In Brief:

_NURSING HOME SLAYING, from Scottsville: A Kentucky man who legally changed his name to “The Reverend” has been sentenced to 33 years in prison after pleading guilty to killing his roommate at an assisted living center.

_TEACHER’S AIDE, from Lexington: A former Kentucky school employee accused of having sex with an underage student has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to rape and sodomy charges.

_SENATE CAMPAIGN-INDICTMENT, from Lexington: A defense attorney says federal campaign finance charges against the father of Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes should be dismissed because they violate constitutional protections.

_VIDEO-RESTRAINED INMATE PUNCHED, from Louisville: Body camera video shows a Louisville Metro Department of Corrections officer punching a handcuffed inmate in the face.

_I-65 CONSTRUCTION, from Frankfort: Kentucky’s Republican governor has kicked off construction of a new interchange along I-65.

_COMMUNITY COLLEGE-BACHELOR’S DEGREES, from Somerset: A community college in southern Kentucky plans to begin offering four-year degrees next fall.

_BIKE-FRIENDLY SCHOOL, from Lexington: A cycling magazine has named the University of Kentucky as the most bicycle-friendly college in the country.


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