AP-KY--Kentucky News Digest 1:50 pm, 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. Beth Campbell 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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PAPA JOHN’S FOOTBALL STADIUM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The University of Louisville is stripping Papa John’s from the name of its football stadium and a business center after its founder used a racial slur.
NEW YORK — Papa John’s, which has featured founder John Schnatter in logos and TV ads, is pulling his image from its marketing after reports he used a racial slur.
PENCE-GAS STATION EMPIRE
GARDEN CITY, Ind. — Vice President Mike Pence turns nostalgic when he talks about growing up in small-town Columbus, Indiana, where his father helped build a Midwestern empire of more than 200 gas stations that provided an upbringing on the “front row of the American dream.”
—RAINBOW GATHERING-KILLING, from Elizabethtown: Authorities in Kentucky used dental records to identify the woman killed after attending this year’s “Rainbow Family” counterculture gathering in a Georgia forest.
—BLUEGRASS MUSEUM, from Owensboro: The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum has announced details of its grand opening this fall.
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