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

August 29, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

Top Stories:


Spirits company Brown-Forman Corp., whose flagship brand is Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, reports first-quarter earnings.

In Brief:

LRC DIRECTOR, from FRANKFORT, Ky. — The director of the Legislative Research Commission says Republican leaders have chosen not to renew his contract.

KENTUCKY CENTER-FIRE, from FRANKFORT, Ky. — State officials say shows can resume on Sept. 1 at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville after a scan confirmed the roof did not sustain major damage from a June fire.

GIRLFRIEND CHARGED, from NEWPORT, Ky. — A Kentucky woman accused of killing her on-again, off-again boyfriend has been found guilty in the slaying for the second time.


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