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AP-KY--Kentucky News Digest 1:30 pm, KY

October 4, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

In Brief:

—BEAM SUNTORY-CEO: The executive who guided classic American whiskeys Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark through the transition of being acquired by a Japanese company four years ago has announced he’ll step down as CEO of spirits company Beam Suntory next spring.

—CHILD SEX DOLL-NO CHARGE, from Fort Mitchell: A Kentucky judge has dropped a child pornography charge against a man who ordered sex dolls resembling an infant and a 6- to 8-year-old girl.

—THOMAS MORE UNIVERSITY, from Crestview Hills: Thomas More isn’t a college anymore. Now, it’s a university.

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