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BC-KY--Kentucky News Coverage Advisory 9 am, KY

April 2, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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


LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ Democrat Andy Beshear highlights his efforts to defend the Affordable Care Act and Kentucky’s Medicaid expansion while taking aim at Republican Gov. Matt Bevin in the first TV ad of his campaign for governor. By Bruce Schreiner.

In Brief:

MISSING GIRL, from Dawson Springs: State police in Kentucky have issued an Amber alert for a teenage girl reported missing from her home.

HOMELESS CAMP DISSOLVED, from Louisville: A Kentucky city has uprooted a homeless camp before the upcoming Kentucky Derby, leading some residents to just move to another camp.

ARMOR EXPANSION, from Hebron: A Kentucky manufacturer is expanding a plant in Boone County and adding 30 jobs.


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