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.

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Top Stories:

KENTUCKY SOCIAL SECURITY FRAUD

The eastern Kentucky disability attorney who fled the country in an effort to avoid prison for fraud is scheduled to be sentenced on escape charges.

TEACHER STRIKES-BLUE STATES

SEATTLE — Fights over teacher salaries and working conditions are escalating along the West Coast, emboldened in part by the momentum from widespread teacher strikes in more conservative states. The teachers in these blue states — with robust teachers' unions, the right to strike and legislatures that are generally more supportive of education funding — are tapping into a shift in public sentiment that supports better wages for teachers that came as a result of the "Red4Ed" protest movement that began earlier this year. By Sally Ho.

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In Brief:

QUILT WEEK, from PADUCAH, Ky. — The American Quilter's Society is holding its annual Kentucky show starting Wednesday.

REMAINS IDENTIFIED, from SHELBYVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky officials say remains found in a wooded area of Shelby County last year have been identified as those of a missing Colorado man.

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