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

January 10, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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


A former Democratic lobbyist convicted of bribing the former chief deputy for Attorney General Andy Beshear will be sentenced in federal court. Beshear is a candidate for governor in 2019.

In Brief:

COAL MINING DEATHS, from LEXINGTON, Ky. _ The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration says coal-mining related deaths have reached a record low in Kentucky where a single miner died last year.

SANDHILL CRANES, from LUCAS, Ky. _ A Kentucky park is offering tours to view sandhill cranes as they stop in the state on their journey home.

UTILITY RATES, from FRANKFORT, Ky. _ The Public Service Commission is asking for feedback on two proposed utility rate increases in northern Kentucky.


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