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AP-KY--Kentucky News Digest 130 pm, KY

August 1, 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. John Raby 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

In Brief:

ASHLAND INC MOVES, from COVINGTON, Ky. — A specialty chemicals company and Kentucky mainstay has announced it will move its corporate headquarters to Delaware.

AMBULANCE SERVICE FRAUD, from LEXINGTON, Ky. — Three people at an eastern Kentucky ambulance service have pleaded guilty to health care fraud for submitting false bills for Medicaid and Medicare reimbursements.

EARNS-HUMANA, from LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Humana Inc. (HUM) on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $193 million.

MEDICAL SCHOOL, from BOWLING GREEN, Ky — The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is welcoming its first class to its new Bowling Green campus.

MINE SAFETY MEETINGS, from BECKLEY, W.Va. — The federal agency that oversees mining safety is holding public stakeholder meetings in six states.


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