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

March 29, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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Top Stories:

KENTUCKY GOVERNOR’S RACE

LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ The leading Democratic contenders in Kentucky’s campaign for governor speak at a party dinner Friday night.

In Brief:

_PROFESSOR COMMENTS-LAWSUIT, from Louisville: A medical professor is suing the University of Louisville saying he was demoted over his comments on how to treat transgender children.

_BOSS-EXORCISM, from Hazard: A Kentucky motel clerk says his manager told him he had demons that were causing his marital problems, and would have to undergo a process akin to an exorcism at her church.

_FIREFIGHTERS-ARSON, from Crofton: A former Kentucky firefighter has been sentenced to probation for intentionally burning down an empty Crofton building.

_LOTTERY SCAM, from Louisville: Two Florida men have pleaded guilty to theft and exploitation charges for using a phone scam to con a Louisville woman out of more than $104,000.

_FOSTER CARE FORUMS, from Frankfort: The Administrative Office of the Courts has announced details about five more public forums that are being held around the state in an effort to improve the state’s foster care system.

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