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AP-KY--Kentucky News Coverage Advisory 9 am, KY

June 11, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

Top Stories:

KENTUCKY BRIBERY TRIAL

The federal trial of a veteran Democratic political consultant is scheduled to begin Monday in Kentucky. Tim Longmeyer, the former chief deputy to Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear, is scheduled to testify. Beshear is a potential candidate for governor in 2019.

In Brief:

FIANCE KILLED-COUPLE CHARGED, from ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. — Authorities say a Kentucky woman helped her boyfriend kill her fiance, who was buried in a shallow grave.

TRANSPORTATION GRANT, from FRANKFORT, Ky. — Officials say Kentucky has been awarded a federal grant for road improvements.

ENVIRONMENTAL AWARDS, from FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet is asking for nominations for the annual environmental awards to be presented this fall.

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