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

October 11, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

FORT KNOX-GRADUATIONS, from FORT KNOX, Ky. — Fort Knox is hosting a unique graduation ceremony that will honor graduates from several different schools.

ESCAPE ALERTS, from FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Department of Corrections says an automated system that alerts the public when inmates escape from prison is being expanded to include alerts when inmates escape halfway houses

FATAL SHOOTING-EXCESSIVE FORCE LAWSUIT, from LEXINGTON, Ky. — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit alleging excessive force was used by a Kentucky firefighter who fatally shot a man who had grabbed a police officer’s gun.

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