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BC-KY--Kentucky News Digest 2:15 pm, KY

January 30, 2019

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(at)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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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FRANKFORT, Ky. _ Lawyers argue before a federal appeals court about whether Kentucky taxpayers should pay the legal fees for couples who were denied marriage licenses by a county clerk opposed to same-sex marriage.

In Brief:

_ARMORED TRUCK THEFT, from Louisville: The FBI says an armored truck guard suspected of fleeing with cash taken from a truck in Kentucky has been arrested in Connecticut.

_BEVIN-SNOW DAY, from Frankfort: Kentucky’s Republican governor is getting some heat for saying school districts are being too “soft” on kids when they cancel classes due to cold weather.

_FIRE DEATH, from Science Hill: A 12-year-old Kentucky boy has died in an early-morning house fire.

_YOUTH EXPLORERS, from Louisville: A former Kentucky police officer has pleaded guilty to trying to entice a minor into sexual activity through the Louisville Metro Police Department’s program for teens interested in law enforcement.

_SUPREME COURT-LAMBERT, from Frankfort: A new Kentucky Supreme Court justice will be sworn in to office next week.

_ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIPS, from Frankfort: Students pursuing civil engineering and engineering technology degrees can apply for scholarships being offered by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.


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