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 Bruce Schreiner is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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Top Stories:


LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Amy McGrath, a former fighter pilot now locked in a tough political fight for a congressional seat, speaks at a statewide event for Kentucky Democrats. Developing from speech, expected to start about 8:30 p.m. EDT. AP Photos.



LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Hundreds of feet beneath the city, construction workers are blasting a hole for a giant machine that will drill a massive tunnel nearly four miles long. One day, this Waterway Protection Tunnel will help clean up the Ohio River. An AP Member Exchange.

In Brief:

—EX-DEPUTY CHARGED, from London, Ky.: Authorities say a former sheriff's deputy in Kentucky has been charged with stealing more than $10,000.

—TODDLER DIES-ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING, from Louisville: A 2-year-old Kentucky boy has died after shooting himself in the head.


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