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

May 20, 2019 GMT

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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


LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has lashed out at protesting teachers and ridiculed judges during a tumultuous term steering Kentucky on a conservative course. Now the pugnacious governor faces the first test of his reelection campaign in a race that could offer clues about the electorate’s mood heading into a presidential election year. By Bruce Schreiner.

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In Brief:

OLD WARSHIP-EVANSVILLE, from EVANSVILLE, Ind. _ A restored World War II naval vessel will move to a more prominent location along the Ohio River in Evansville in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

PAPER RECYCLING, from LEXINGTON, Ky. _ A decision by one Kentucky city to suspend paper recycling won’t affect the University of Kentucky or nearby cities and counties.

CHILD PREDATOR STING, from FRANKFORT, Ky. _ Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear says four men have been charged in a child predator sting.

PRISON-SEXUAL HARASSMENT, from SANDY HOOK, Ky. _ A Kentucky state investigator says state prison officials in Elliott County didn’t properly investigate allegations that a prison supervisor was sexually harassing guards.


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