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. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstroud@ap.org. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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Top Stories:

KENTUCKY SOCIAL SECURITY FRAUD

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The eastern Kentucky disability attorney who fled the country in an effort to avoid prison for fraud is scheduled to be sentenced on escape charges.

TEACHER STRIKES-BLUE STATES

SEATTLE — Fights over teacher salaries and working conditions are escalating along the West Coast, emboldened in part by the momentum from widespread teacher strikes in more conservative states.

In Brief:

—MISSING WIFE-GRACELAND TRIP, from Canton, Ohio: Police say the body of an Ohio woman who was killed by her husband might have wound up in a Kentucky landfill.

—REMAINS IDENTIFIED, from Shelbyville: Authorities have identified the bones found after a Kentucky man's dog brought a human skull onto his driveway.

—FORT KNOX NEWSPAPER, from Fort Knox: A weekly newspaper at a central Kentucky Army post is ceasing publication later this month.

—QUILT WEEK, from Paducah: The American Quilter's Society is holding its annual Kentucky show starting Wednesday.

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