BC-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 aplouisville(at)ap.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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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SHEFFIELD, England _ Tony Foulds has a routine when he visits the memorial for 10 American airmen killed in World War II. First, he kisses his finger and lays it on the metal plate bearing their names. Then he sits beside the rock, laying a shaky hand on its smooth slope with the care of someone offering comfort to a loved one. As he taps the stone, Foulds tells the airmen about the weather and his plans for the day. By Danica Kirka.
OFFICER SHOT-KENTUCKY, from HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. _ Three more people have been arrested in connection with a robbery and the shooting of a Kentucky police officer.
CITY WORKER-INMATE CONTRABAND, from HICKMAN, Ky. _ A court date has been set for a former Hickman, Kentucky, public works employee accused of providing an inmate under his supervision with methamphetamine.
LLAMAS KILLED-KENTUCKY, from LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ Authorities believe a “large animal” is responsible for an attack that killed six llamas on a farm near a zoo in Kentucky.
AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER-WHOOPEE CUSHION, from FRANKFORT, Ky. _ Kentucky’s Republican agriculture commissioner is giving away a green whoopee cushion to highlight his opposition to the “Green New Deal” pushed by Democrats in Congress.
WILD HOGS, from GOLDEN POND, Ky. _ An increase in the number of wild hogs at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area on the Kentucky-Tennessee border has officials considering options to get rid of the animals, including aerial gunning.
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