AP-KY--Kentucky News Digest 1:40 pm, KY
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is confident in his re-election chances in 2020 after his work to get Brett Kavanaugh confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court.
—ESCAPED INMATES-KENTUCKY, from Louisville: Authorities in Kentucky are searching for one of two inmates who escaped a Louisville jail by hiding in trash cans.
—FAMILY SUPPORT-GRANT, from Frankfort: Kentucky officials say a new $7.5 million grant will support a statewide program aimed at decreasing the number of premature deliveries and low birth weight babies.
—EDUCATION-APPALACHIA, from Morgantown, W.Va.: West Virginia and Kentucky colleges are teaming up to boost the performance of Appalachian students in science, technology, engineering and math.
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