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AP-KY--Kentucky News Digest 1:45 pm, KY

July 9, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

KENTUCKY GOVERNOR

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky’s Republican governor and Democratic attorney general have disagreed so often that a judge has had to settle their disputes at least eight times in just 2 ½ years.

McCONNELL-JUDGES

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was upbeat the night after Justice Anthony Kennedy announced he was retiring from the Supreme Court.

IMMIGRATION-AFTER THE RAID

COVINGTON, Ky. — It had taken a decade for Brandon Tomas Tomas to establish a life in America: a wife, a steady job and five American-born children. It took 20 seconds for that life to be taken away.

Also:

EX-INMATES-NEWSPAPER

CINCINNATI — A newspaper available in jails in Ohio and Kentucky is intended to help inmates build successful lives after their release.

In Brief:

—RAINBOW GATHERING-KILLING, from Elizabethtown: Authorities in Kentucky say a Florida man has confessed to killing a woman he met at the massive “Rainbow Family” counterculture gathering in a Georgia forest.

—PIPELINE PROTECTION, from Frankfort: Environmental regulators in Kentucky say a law change will allow them to pursue enforcement actions against excavators who violate the state’s call-before-you-dig law and damage natural gas or hazardous liquid lines.

—FATAL CRASH, from Pioneer, Tenn.: The Tennessee Highway Patrol says three people from Georgia have died in a crash involving a minivan and a tractor-trailer.

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