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

June 6, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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FBI Director Chris Wray visits the agency’s Louisville field office to meet with employees and law enforcement partners.


LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Brown-Forman is reporting fourth-quarter earnings of $110 million. The Louisville, Kentucky, company reported per-share net income of 23 cents Wednesday.


Mike Smith knows the feeling. A headache. Maybe some dizziness. As a younger jockey he got concussions, felt better and went back to riding. By Stephen Whyno.

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TENNESSEE RIVER PROJECT, from KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A group of students and professors from the University of Tennessee are working to make the Tennessee River more accessible.

HEMP PLOTS, from LEXINGTON, Ky. — Hemp plots are growing at two Kentucky State Park historic sites where the plant was once the leading crop.


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