AP-KY--Kentucky News Digest 1:30 pm, KY
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 email@example.com. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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FRANKFORT, Ky. — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks to reporters in his home state of Kentucky, three days after midterm elections bolstered the Republican majority in the chamber.
—RESIDENCE HALL-MOLD, from Bowling Green: Western Kentucky University officials are closing a dorm and moving almost 350 students to other residence halls after finding mold in Minton Hall.
—ELECTION 2018-COIN FLIP, from Buckhorn: A coin toss that landed on heads means alcohol sales will be allowed at Buckhorn Lake State Park.
—SHERIFF-DRUG CONSPIRACY TRIAL, from Louisville: A former Kentucky sheriff accused of helping a conspiracy to sell more than a ton of marijuana has been acquitted of all charges.
—TV CHANNEL SHOOTING, from Milledgeville, Ga.: A sheriff’s office says a woman repeatedly shot a gun at her parents because her father wanted to keep watching the University of Georgia-Kentucky football game.
—SCHOOL BUS CRASH, from Louisville: An official says a crash involving a Kentucky school bus sent 10 students to hospitals.
—FORT CAMPBELL-SCHOOL, from Fort Campbell: A dedication ceremony is scheduled this month for the newly constructed Fort Campbell High School.
—RETRIEVER CHAMPIONSHIP, from Frankfort: Kentucky is hosting the National Retriever Championship for dogs.
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