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

August 24, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

In Brief:

MOUNT VERNON PORT-RECORD, from MOUNT VERNON, Ind. — A state agency says Indiana’s Mount Vernon port along the Ohio River handled more cargo during the first half of 2018 than any port in Indiana history.

COUNTIES-UNEMPLOYMENT, from FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky officials say unemployment rates fell in 110 of the state’s counties between July 2017 and July 2018.

EASTERN KENTUCKY-TUITION, from RICHMOND, Ky. — Eastern Kentucky University says it is reducing tuition for students who are serving active duty in the military.

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