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AP-KY--Kentucky News Digest 1:45 pm, KY

November 30, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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Top Stories:


FRANKFORT, Ky. — Having lost his re-election campaign by one vote, a Republican lawmaker in Kentucky has asked the GOP-controlled state House of Representatives for a recount to make sure the result is “100 percent accurate.”

In Brief:

—INMATE DEATH, from Catlettsburg: A Kentucky coroner says an inmate has died in jail and state police are investigating.

—LOUISVILLE STATUES-CONFEDERACY, from Louisville: A Confederate statue in Kentucky has once again been vandalized, this time with a message to house the homeless and remove borders.

—POLICE SHOOTING, from Frankfort: Kentucky State Police say a trooper has shot a male suspect after a vehicle pursuit.

—KENTUCKY UNEMPLOYMENT-COUNTIES, from Frankfort: Kentucky officials say unemployment rates rose in 76 of the state’s counties between October 2017 and October 2018.

—FOSTER CARE BOARDS, from Frankfort: The Kentucky Administrative Office of the Courts says it needs more volunteers to review cases of children in foster care.


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