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AP-KY--Kentucky News Digest 2 pm, KY

November 6, 2018

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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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:



With control of Congress hanging in the balance, incumbent Republican Rep. Andy Barr and Amy McGrath face off in one of the nation’s most hotly contested congressional races as voters head to the polls. Also rounding up other congressional races. By Dylan Lovan.


FRANKFORT, Ky. — Teachers who marched on state capitals earlier this year test their power at the ballot box. An early sense of their clout will be readily apparent in Kentucky, where more than 30 teachers are running and many incumbents have been targeted in a state fully controlled by Republicans. By Adam Beam. AP Photos.


Kim Davis, who went to jail rather than issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, is vying against Democrat Elwood Caudill in a bid to hang on to her job. 250 words By Bruce Schreiner. AP Photos.



ELECTION-KENTUCKY-NEWS GUIDE: A chunky-text guide to the election.

In Brief:

HORSE RACE JOYRIDE, from LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky State Police say a drunken man entered a restricted area at the Breeders’ Cup Classic, mounted a horse and rode it out toward the racetrack before he was arrested.

WATER WOES, from INEZ, Ky. — A troubled Kentucky water district has raised its rates for the second time this year.

MISSING WOMAN-VISITATION, from BARDSTOWN, Ky. — The Kentucky Court of Appeals has ruled that the youngest son of missing woman Crystal Rogers can no longer visit his grandmother.

BEVIN-CHINA TRIP, from FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin is leading a delegation on a trip aimed at boosting trade ties with China.

MAN SLAIN, from WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Authorities say two men are in custody in connection to the slaying of a man found dead in a burned North Carolina home.


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