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 Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky's elections board gathers for a meeting called by Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes in the aftermath of a blistering nine-page letter from the commission's executive director in which he accused her of overreaching her authority.


JAMESTOWN, Va. — On a recent afternoon, tour guide Justin Bates pointed to the spot where historic Jamestown's legislature first convened in July 1619. He then gestured toward another nearby spot where some of the first slaves in English North America arrived a few weeks later.

In Brief:

—TROOPER SHOOTING, from Richmond: Kentucky State Police say troopers were involved in a fatal shooting while attempted to arrest a man wanted on multiple warrants.

—FATAL CRASH-KENTUCKY, from Covington: A Kentucky man who prosecutors say was legally drunk when he hit and killed a family of five has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

—MURRAY STATE-GREEK LIFE, from Murray: A public university in Kentucky has lifted a suspension on fraternity and sorority social activities on campus.

—EVERLY BROTHERS FESTIVAL, from Central City: The annual music festival honoring the Everly Brothers in their hometown is being held this week in Kentucky.


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