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AP-KY--Kentucky News Digest 1:40 pm, KY

September 21, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Churchill Downs is adding rooftop views to its lineup of high-dollar seating for the Kentucky Derby.

In Brief:

—FORMER OFFICIAL INDICTED, from Frankfort: Kentucky authorities say a former Estill County official accused of theft has been indicted.

—RESEARCH GRANT, from Lexington: The University of Kentucky has been awarded a contract from the Defense Department to study physical and mental fitness.

—FOSTER CARE REVIEW, from Frankfort: Kentucky officials say volunteers are needed for county Citizen Foster Care Review Boards.

—SMALL CLAIMS-ELECTRONIC FILING, from Frankfort: Residents in three Kentucky counties can now file electronic documents in small claims court cases.


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