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

December 3, 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. Beth Campbell 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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Kentucky lawmakers will discuss priorities for the upcoming 2019 legislative session during the annual Legislative Preview Conference sponsored by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.

In Brief:

HOTEL ROOM SLAYING, from FLORENCE, Ky. — Police in Kentucky say a man named Jesse James told them he killed an Arizona woman in a rented hotel room.

NEWSPAPERS SOLD-KENTUCKY, from PADUCAH, Ky. — Paducah-based Paxton Media Group has bought the Kentucky New Era and four other newspapers.

FOREST VANDALISM, from LONDON, Ky. — Forestry officials are asking for the public’s help to find people who have been vandalizing signs in the Daniel Boone National Forest.

SOCIAL WORKERS-TECHNOLOGY, from FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky officials say a technology upgrade will allow state social workers to spend less time on paperwork.


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