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BC-KY--Kentucky News Digest 1:51 pm, KY

May 21, 2019

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(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. If circumstances change before 6 p.m., a new digest will be sent reflecting those developments. All times are Eastern.

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Top Stories:

KENTUCKY GOVERNOR

LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ Voters in Kentucky are casting ballots in a primary that will deliver an initial verdict on the job performance of Gov. Matt Bevin.

KENTUCKY BALLOT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ Kentucky voters decide down-ballot races, including the Republican primary for attorney general and the secretary of state race, which includes a former beauty queen and three other Democrats, plus four Republicans.

In Brief:

_VANDALIZED CONFEDERATE MONUMENT, from Bardstown: A Confederate statue at a cemetery in Bardstown, Kentucky, has been vandalized with orange paint, similar to vandalism that’s appeared on a Confederate statue in Louisville.

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