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

November 26, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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ATLANTA — The Solid South is no more. A century of rule by “Southern Democrats” followed by a generation of Republican domination is evolving into something more complex.

In Brief:

—SENATE COMMITTEE LEADERS, from Frankfort: A medical doctor from central Kentucky is the new chairman of state Senate Health and Welfare Committee.

—POLICE CHASE-FATAL CRASH, from Paris, Ky.: Police say a Kentucky man who crashed into a tree following a police chase has died.

—UNPAID OVERTIME LAWSUIT, from Louisville: The federal Department of Labor is suing the owners of two Kentucky brunch restaurants it says failed to pay workers more than $130,000 in overtime.

—DOCTOR-CHILD PORN, from St. Louis: An investigator says a 46-year-old Missouri doctor impregnated a 16-year-old Kentucky girl and planned to marry her.

—SCHOOL THREATS-KENTUCKY, from Lawrenceburg: A Kentucky town is honoring a New Jersey mom who is credited with foiling a planned school attack.

—HELEN KELLER DESK, from Louisville: A writing desk belonging to Helen Keller is on display in Kentucky at the American Printing House for the Blind Museum.


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