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

December 20, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

Top Stories:

From Members:

FIREFIGHTER-DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, from LEXINGTON, Ky. _ A former Lexington, Kentucky, police officer and current firefighter is accused of choking his girlfriend and lifting her into the air during the attack.

CHANGING POLITICAL PARTIES, from FRANKFORT, Ky. _ Kentucky election officials say the deadline is approaching for people to change their registered political party in time for 2019 elections.

NEEDLE EXCHANGE, from OWENSBORO, Ky. _ Officials have approved a needle exchange program in western Kentucky’s Daviess County.


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