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AP-KY--Kentucky News Digest, KY

May 16, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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Top Stories:


BALTIMORE — When he arrives at Pimlico Race Course for the Preakness with Justify, trainer Bob Baffert will have the option of keeping his chestnut colt in Stall 40 of the stakes barn. The corner-stall, reserved solely for the Kentucky Derby winner, has served as the temporary home to many of horse racing’s greatest champions. By David Ginsburg. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos, AP Graphic by 5 p.m.

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MONARCH BUTTERFLY-CONSERVATION PLAN, from LANSING, Mich. — Public comment is being sought on a draft of a conservation plan expected to help reverse eastern monarch butterfly population declines.

JUDGE CONFIRMED, from LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky lawyer who is a partner in a Cincinnati law firm has been confirmed to be a judge for the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

LAKESIDE FESTIVAL, from CALVERT CITY, Ky. — A performing artist will join dozens of artisans showcasing their wares along scenic Kentucky Lake this month.


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