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AP-KY--Kentucky News Digest 1:45 pm, KY

November 23, 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. 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

EXCHANGE-KIDS LEARN COFFEE

LLOYD, Ky. — A busload of baristas spent a recent morning learning the coffee-roasting craft, then returned to their fifth-grade classroom to put their new-found knowledge to work in a school-based brew business. The baristas, of course, were students, and their business is a fundraiser for Wurtland Middle School, mainly field trips for which there is scant money in the district’s budget.

An AP Member Exchange from The Daily Independent.

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EMBEZZLEMENT ARREST

COVINGTON, Ky. — The former director of meetNKY, the Northern Kentucky Convention and Visitors Bureau, has been arrested on charges she embezzled $3.84 million from the agency.

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TEACHER ARRESTED, from LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Louisville middle school teacher has pleaded not guilty to a charge of seeking sex with a minor and will be placed on house arrest until his next court hearing.

CHILD ABUSE, from LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Police in Kentucky say a 1-month-old boy who was shaken by his father has a “bleak chance of survival.”

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