AP-KY--Kentucky News Digest 1:45 pm, KY
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at email@example.com. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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FANCY FARM, Ky. — The church that hosts Kentucky’s premier political event says it could take a $13,000 hit this year because of changes to the state’s tax code.
—PAPA JOHN’S-FOUNDER-UNIVERSITIES, from Muncie, Ind.: The Indiana alma mater of the founder of Papa John’s says it will keep his name on a school business program despite controversy over his use of a racial slur last month.
—WAYFAIR-STORE, from New York: Furniture seller Wayfair is following the path of other online retailers by opening an actual store.
—SEXUAL ASSAULT KITS-TRAINING, from Louisville: Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is co-hosting a national workshop on helping law enforcement handle of sexual assault forensic kits that have not been submitted for testing.
—GOVERNOR’S APPOINTMENT-ADOPTION, from Frankfort: Half a year after terminating Kentucky’s “adoption czar,” Gov. Matt Bevin has selected a couple with 10 children to help improve the state’s overwhelmed child welfare system.
—CENTRAL MICHIGAN-PRESIDENT, from Mount Pleasant, Mich.: The Central Michigan University Board of Trustees has appointed the leader of Murray State University in Kentucky as the school’s next president.
—HOMELESS IDS, from Lexington: A new program to help homeless people in Kentucky get official identification cards is launching next week.
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