AP-KY--Kentucky News Digest 1:35 pm, KY
Aug. 20, 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 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky's Republican governor has lost another round in a legal fight over his efforts to require poor people to get a job to keep their Medicaid benefits.
SOUTHERN GAYS-HIDDEN HISTORY
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A new project is documenting a once-hidden history of LGBTQ people in the Deep South, with donors providing troves of information and items on gay life, systemic oppression and activism.
CIVIL RIGHTS COLD CASE, HOLD FOR RELEASE
CORINTH, Miss. — Eberlene King remembers her 15-year-old brother as he lay dying, after white teenagers cruised through their black neighborhood in a pickup on Halloween night 1959 and shot him in the face. "His eyes ... were hanging out," King recalled. "His head was full of pellets." For release at 12:01 a.m. EDT.
—POLICE SERGEANT-STALKING ACCUSATION, from Lexington: Police in Kentucky say a sergeant accused of stalking a woman has been charged with official misconduct and suspended with pay.
—IMPAIRED DRIVERS, from Frankfort: Transportation and law enforcement officials in Kentucky are participating in a project to encourage safe driving as summer comes to an end.
—GHOST TRAIN, from Stearns: Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area is once again offering a trip on the Ghost Train, to the former Blue Heron coal camp, where eerie tales will be told.
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