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AP-KY--Kentucky News Digest 1:30 pm, KY

November 7, 2018

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. Beth Campbell 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. 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. — Kentucky’s only Democratic congressman is poised to assume a committee chairmanship when his party takes control of the U.S. House, an expanded role he intends to use to delve into overarching issues including health care, climate change and immigration.





FRANKFORT, Ky. — Three Republican lawmakers in Kentucky have asked a judge to hide portions of a woman’s testimony that describes details of allegations of sexual harassment and assault.

In Brief:

—INFANT DEATH, from Glasgow: A Kentucky man has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the death of an infant in his care.

—SHERIFF-DRUG CONSPIRACY TRIAL, from Shepherdsville: A former Kentucky sheriff is on trial, accused of aiding and abetting a conspiracy to distribute more than a ton of marijuana from a Mexican drug cartel.

—EARNS-HUMANA, from Louisville: Humana Inc. (HUM) on Wednesday reported third-quarter profit of $644 million.

—PARK-HELPING THE HUNGRY, from Olive Hill: Kentucky officials say Carter Caves State Resort Park raised about $6,600 and more than 600 non-perishable food items for 10 schools in Carter County.


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