AP-KY--Kentucky News Digest, KY
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. John Raby is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at email@example.com. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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MOUNT VERNON, Ky. — Six years ago, Hannah Laswell made phone calls, knocked on doors and posted videos on Facebook to get Republican Jonathan Shell elected to the Kentucky House of Representatives. Shell is now one of the most powerful lawmakers in the state. But Laswell is now a teacher, and she says that later this month she won’t vote for Shell to get a fourth term. By Adam Beam. SENT: 800 words.
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LEXINGTON, Ky. — Jeff Maki’s artistic talent was discovered via a Styrofoam coffee cup. The artist works on his art at the New Life Day Center on Martin Luther King Boulevard. The center offers Styrofoam-cup coffee and donuts for homeless people who need an indoor respite during the day. By Cheryl Truman, Lexington Herald-Leader.
—CEMETERY-LAWNMOWER FATAL, from Louisa: Authorities in Kentucky say a man has died in a lawn mower accident at a cemetery.
—LIBRARIES-NO LATE FEES, from New Albany, Indiana: A southern Indiana library has become one of the latest in the state to stop charging late fees for overdue books.
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