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AP-KY--Kentucky News Digest, KY

October 13, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

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ELECTION 2018-Trump

RICHMOND, Ky. — President Donald Trump made plans to spend another Saturday night on the road, this time campaigning for a three-term Republican congressman from Kentucky who is facing a strong challenge in one of the most closely watched U.S. House races. Rep. Andy Barr wants a fourth term representing Kentucky’s 6th Congressional District but is in a tough contest with Democrat Amy McGrath, a retired Marine fighter pilot. AP Photos.

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EXCHANGE-TEEN PERSONAL ESSAYS

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The nine Iroquois High School students who gathered last June for an ambitious project could, on the surface, have not have been more different. Three are from Louisville, its south and west ends, the others from Cuba, Pakistan, Iraq and Africa. Thousands of miles and immeasurable cultural differences separated many of their childhood experiences and yet they had all met in a Louisville classroom — and they all shared a fierce desire to tell their stories. By Jeffrey Lee Puckett.

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