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BC-KY--Kentucky News Digest 1:30 pm, KY

December 7, 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(at)ap.org. Bruce Schreiner 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

Top Stories:

HOUSE-ELECTION CHALLENGE

FRANKFORT, Ky. _ A Democrat who won a seat in the Kentucky House of Representatives by one vote is demanding he be seated on the first day of the legislative session. The Republican is challenging the results, leaving the decision up to the GOP-controlled House.

In Brief:

_CONTAMINATED CUPS-GLASS SHARDS, from Bowling Green, Ky.: A Kentucky man caught placing glass shards into shipments of plastic foam cups to fast-food restaurants has been sentenced to five years in prison.

_JAIL PROBLEMS, from Catlettsburg, Ky.: Dozens of state inmates are being removed from a troubled jail in eastern Kentucky.

_JUDGE CHARGED, from Louisville, Ky.: A judge in Kentucky has pleaded not guilty to charges of forgery and tampering with public records.

_YOUTH EXPLORERS, from Louisville, Ky.: A former Kentucky police officer has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing teenagers and asking them for sexual photos.

_PERSONALIZED LICENSE PLATES, from Frankfort, Ky.: Kentucky officials say a change is coming for people looking to renew personalized license plates.

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