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AP-KY--Kentucky News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, KY

May 15, 2018

Good morning! 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. Becky Yonker 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Eastern unless noted otherwise.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

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6TH DISTRICT-DEMOCRATS

With marginal policy differences among them, the leading contenders for a Kentucky congressional seat that Democrats think is within reach have emphasized their resumes instead.

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— KENTUCKY PRIMARY-NEWS GUIDE

PREAKNESS-FUTURE

BALTIMORE — Pimlico Race Course is all gussied up again this week, ready to host the Preakness on a day that will enable the 148-year-old track to survive another year. Old Hilltop is beginning to show its age, however, and it will cost an estimated $300 million to make it right. So it might not be long before the middle jewel of the Triple Crown moves south within the state to newer, fresher Laurel Park.

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DISTILLERY-VISITOR CENTER, from SHELBYVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky distillery’s visitor center is expected to open next year.

ALUMINUM PLANT, from GUTHRIE, Ky. — Aluminum supplier Novelis is breaking ground on a new $305 million processing plant in western Kentucky.

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