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

November 8, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

Top Stories:


The latest round in a legal feud between abortion-rights advocates and Kentucky’s anti-abortion governor is set to play out in a federal courtroom next week. Legal teams for Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and the ACLU will argue the constitutionality of a new state law aimed at banning a common second-trimester abortion procedure.

In Brief:

APPALACHIA FILM, from HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A documentary film that examines the hillbilly stereotype will be given a free screening in West Virginia next week.

BEYOND BIRTH, from LEXINGTON, Ky. — The University of Kentucky is expanding a program to treat female addicts who have recently given birth.


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