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

October 12, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:


Former Vice President Joe Biden is in Kentucky Friday to campaign for Amy McGrath, a Democrat running for the state’s sixth district congressional seat against Andy Barr, the Republican incumbent. Biden will visit a fish fry at a high school in Bath County, Kentucky.

In Brief:

TEEN-ROBBERY, from HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky woman is protesting her 15-year-old son’s 10-year prison sentence for robbery and handgun possession.

MARSHAL NOMINATION, from LOUISVILLE, Ky. — President Donald Trump is nominating a Kentucky police lieutenant to be U.S. marshal in the state’s Western District.

NEW MED SCHOOL, from BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — Kentucky’s newest medical school has opened its building in Bowling Green, a joint effort by Western Kentucky University, the University of Kentucky and Med Center Health.

SOLDIERS DEPLOY, from FORT KNOX, Ky. — A contingent of soldiers from Fort Knox is preparing to deploy to Afghanistan.


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