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AP-KY--Kentucky News Coverage Advisory 9:45 am, KY

November 13, 2018

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.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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


LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Attorneys for Kentucky’s socially conservative governor and the state’s only abortion clinic prepared to open their latest legal fight Tuesday, this time over a lawsuit challenging a state law that abortion-rights advocates say would ban a second-trimester procedure to end pregnancies. Will be updated after opening arguments in trial.

In Brief:

GROCERY STORE SHOOTING, from LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Some parishioners will now carry weapons into a historically black Kentucky church visited by a white gunman before police said he killed two black people at a grocery store.

CHURCHILL HEART RACE, from LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Churchill Downs is auctioning 19 spots for people to race on its iconic thoroughbred track.

BASKETBALL TITLE IX LAWSUIT, from LONDON, Ky. — A federal judge has ruled that a Kentucky school district is discriminating against boys by only allowing girls to play basketball at more than one grade level.


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