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

May 14, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

MARIJUANA TO HEMP-CBD BOOM

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A glut of legal marijuana has driven Oregon pot prices to rock-bottom levels, prompting some nervous growers to start pivoting to another type of cannabis to make ends meet — one that doesn’t come with a high.

In Brief:

—MISSING SOLDIER, from Lake City: Crews have found the body of a Fort Campbell soldier who was reported missing while tubing at Kentucky Lake.

—SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS, from Covington: Police officers will return to a Kentucky school district where a sheriff’s deputy handcuffed an 8-year-old boy four years ago.

—FORT KNOX CENTENNIAL, from Fort Knox: Soldiers, civilian employees and people from the community are getting together this month to celebrate Kentucky military post Fort Knox as it marks its centennial.

—FOOD TRAIL, from Frankfort: Is food better in the Bluegrass state? Kentucky tourism officials are inviting visitors to decide for themselves.

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