Good morning! 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. Becky Yonker is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstroud@ap.org.

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In Brief:

MONARCH BUTTERFLY-CONSERVATION PLAN, from LANSING, Mich. — Public comment is being sought on a draft of a conservation plan expected to help reverse eastern monarch butterfly population declines.

JUDGE CONFIRMED, from LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky lawyer who is a partner in a Cincinnati law firm has been confirmed to be a judge for the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

LAKESIDE FESTIVAL, from CALVERT CITY, Ky. — A performing artist will join dozens of artisans showcasing their wares along scenic Kentucky Lake this month.

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