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BC-KY--Kentucky News Digest, KY

January 26, 2019

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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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 https://newsroom.ap.org/ .

Top Stories:

ALABAMA INMATE-CAPTURED

MONTGOMERY, Ala. _ An inmate serving a life sentence has been captured after escaping earlier this week from an Alabama prison. A statement by the Alabama Department of Corrections said Corey Aris Davis, 30, surrendered early Saturday in Kentucky. The surrender took place without violence.

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EXCHANGE-BRAIN CANCER SURVIVOR

OWENSBORO, Ky. _ A long scar stretches across the top of Todd Self’s head, starting above his right ear. The line continues until somewhere above his left eye. That scar is the only visible sign of his miraculous medical journey. This year, Self celebrates his 10-year survival anniversary after being diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme — the brain tumor that took Arizona Sen. John McCain’s life last year.

An AP Member Exchange from The Messenger Inquirer. By Renee Beasley Jones.

TEACHER STRIKES

Los Angeles teachers who declared a victory after a six-day strike have added momentum to a successful wave of activism by educators framing their cause as a push to improve public education, not just get pay raises.

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