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

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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


CIA Director Gina Haspel makes a rare public appearance at her alma mater, the University of Louisville, as part of the McConnell Center Distinguished Lecture series. By Bruce Schreiner.

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State officials will unveil the design of new identity credentials and discuss changes to the state’s driver’s license issuance system. By Dylan Lovan.


The AP college football poll had a basketball feel this week. Kentucky and Duke moved into the Top 25 for the first time this season Sunday. For the Blue Devils (4-0) it is their first appearance since October 2015. It has been a lot longer for the Wildcats, who were last ranked in November 2007. By Ralph D. Russo.

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In Brief:

POLICE SHOOTING-KENTUCKY, from LONDON, Ky. — Kentucky State Police say a trooper has fatally shot a man who tried to assault him with a weapon.

DUAL CREDIT COURSES, from FRANKFORT, Ky. — Higher education officials in Kentucky are reporting a big increase in the number of high school students taking dual credit courses through a college or university.

STATE POLICE TESTING, from FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky State Police say testing starts this week for anyone who is interested in becoming a trooper.


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