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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Taking aim at a potential primary rival, Kentucky House Democratic leader Rocky Adkins on Thursday urged Andy Beshear and any other 2019 candidates to temporarily halt their own fundraising so the party can concentrate resources on this year's legislative campaigns.

In Brief:

—SON SHOT-FATHER CHARGED, from Harlan: Authorities say a Kentucky teenager has been wounded by gunfire during an argument with his father over school attendance.

—VETERAN-MEDALS, from Louisville: A 94-year-old U.S. Navy veteran has waited 72 years, but he is going to receive the medals he's due from World War II.

—BOAT RAMP CLOSING, from Crittenden: A public boat ramp in Kentucky is closing next month while a new ramp and parking lot are built.


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