AP-KY--Kentucky News Digest 1:30 pm, KY
Aug. 27, 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. 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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FRANKFORT, Ky. — Gov. Matt Bevin's administration has taken public comments on proposed regulations for a Medicaid overhaul that has been blocked by a federal judge. Kentucky officials received comments Monday from groups critical of proposed regulations that would set guidelines for changes to the state's Medicaid program.
John Asher, the longtime spokesman for the racetrack that's home to the Kentucky Derby, has died. He was 62. Churchill Downs said Asher died Monday after suffering a heart attack while on vacation with his family in Florida. Asher also had a long career as an award-winning radio journalist. Moving on news and sports lines.
TVA-COAL PLANTS, from CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — The Tennessee Valley Authority has announced a new study to help it decide the future of coal fired plants in Tennessee and Kentucky.
FORT CAMPBELL-3D PARTS, from FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. — Some Fort Campbell soldiers will perform a proof of concept at a demolition range this week using 3D printed components.
LOUISVILLE ZOO-ADDAX, from LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Another addax calf has been born at the Louisville Zoo.
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