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AP-KY--Kentucky News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, KY

June 13, 2018

Good morning! 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. Becky Yonker 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Eastern unless noted otherwise.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

Top Stories:


Tim Longmeyer, the former top aide to Gov. Steve Beshear and Attorney General Andy Beshear, is scheduled to testify in a federal bribery trial against a veteran lobbyist accused of bribing him to win lucrative state contracts.

In Brief:

RECREATION FUNDING, from SOMERSET, Ky. — Kentucky will receive nearly $1 million in federal funding to help parks and outdoor recreation.

TODDLER SEARCH, from SHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky sheriff says the grandmother of a 2-year-old girl will be charged in connection with the toddler’s 32-hour disappearance last week.


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