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BC-KY--Kentucky News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, KY

February 22, 2019

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. John Raby 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Eastern unless noted otherwise.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

Top Story:

ATLANTA CYCLORAMA

ATLANTA _ At a time when counties, cities and states across the South are removing or covering up Confederate monuments, one of the world’s largest paintings of the American Civil War will reopen to the public Friday. But the artwork was never intended to celebrate the Confederacy, historians say. By Jeff Martin.

In Brief:

_CANCER FOR CASH-KENTUCKY, from Covington: A Kentucky woman is accused of faking cancer for donations.

_DEAF SCHOOL-HEALTH ISSUES, from Danville: The Kentucky Board of Education is investigating reports of issues ranging from bed bugs to bad food at the Kentucky School for the Deaf in Danville.

_HEMP-KENTUCKY, from Mayfield: A hemp processor has broken ground for a processing facility being built in Kentucky.

_INTERSTATE INTERCHANGES, from Bowling Green: Officials in Warren County are planning to beautify entryways into the community along the interstate.

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