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 News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

—INMATE ESCAPE, from Hickman: Kentucky State Police say an inmate has escaped from the Fulton County jail.

—TODDLER FATALLY SHOT, from Glasgow: Authorities say a 2-year-old who was accidentally shot by a sibling has died. News outlets report a Barren County Sheriff's Office release says the child was pronounced dead at the scene Tuesday morning.

—MEDICAID COMMISSIONER, from Frankfort: A health care executive is Kentucky's new Medicaid commissioner.

—MAMMOTH CAVE-RIVER, from Cave City: Mammoth Cave National Park has reopened Nolin River for paddle boats, but with a warning that the waterway can be unpredictable.


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