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

January 9, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:


FRANKFORT, Ky. _ Kentucky lawmakers are set to unveil a sweeping school safety bill expected to be one of the top priorities of this year’s session.

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STUDENT DRAGGED-KENTUCKY, from GREENUP, Ky. _ Kentucky State Police say a teacher seen on video dragging an elementary student has been charged with misdemeanor assault.

JUDGE EXECUTIVE APPOINTED, from FRANKFORT, Ky. _ Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed a new Judge executive in northeastern Kentucky.

AGRICULTURE GRANTS, from FRANKFORT, Ky. _ Ten Kentucky agribusinesses have been awarded grants to enhance farm-to-school marketing.


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