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

September 18, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

In Brief:

DEPUTY SHOT-SUSPECT KILLED, from LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky sheriff says a deputy critically wounded in a fatal shootout with a Florida bank robbery suspect is now paralyzed.

KENTUCKY STUDENT-CHILD KILLED, from LEXINGTON, Ky. — A 4-year-old boy struck by a University of Kentucky freshman’s car has died.

JAILER-DRUG FRAUD, from PADUCAH, Ky. — A woman who worked at a troubled Kentucky jail has pleaded guilty to prescription drug fraud.

CIA DIRECTOR-KENTUCKY, from LOUISVILLE, Ky. — CIA Director Gina Haspel will return to the University of Louisville next week to discuss national security and her career in the spy agency.

FLU PREVENTION CAMPAIGN, from FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky plans to announce a statewide flu prevention campaign.


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