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

September 17, 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. Bruce Schreiner 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

In Brief:

—POLICE SHOOTING-KENTUCKY, from Hopkinsville, Ky.: Kentucky State Police say a trooper investigating a suspicious vehicle fatally shot the operator after a pursuit.

—ELECTION INVESTIGATION, from Catlettsburg, Ky.: A complaint about an election in a Kentucky county is being investigated by the state attorney general.

—BARRICADED MAN-DEATH, from Jackson, Ky.: Police say an eastern Kentucky man who barricaded himself in a home and fired at officers has died.

—CLEAN AIR-MARYLAND, from Annapolis, Md.: Maryland’s attorney general says the state will appeal the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to deny the state’s efforts to reduce emissions from 36 power plants in five upwind states.

—CLINTON COUNTY-PROJECT, from ALBANY, Ky. — Kentucky officials say a utility truck rack manufacturer has decided to invest more than $1.3 million and create 25 full-time jobs at a facility in Clinton County.

—WHITEWATER RAFTING STUDY, from ELKHORN CITY, Ky. — U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell says the Army Corps of Engineers has agreed to expand whitewater rafting season at Breaks Interstate Park this year.


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