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

January 15, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at https://newsroom.ap.org/ .

Top Stories:


FRANKFORT, Ky. _ Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear has officially filed to run for governor, calling on his Democratic opponents to release their tax returns ahead of the primary on May 21.

In Brief:

_STEPMOTHER KILLED, from Danville: A Kentucky teenager faces a recommended 15-year sentence for killing her stepmother and stealing her car.

_UPS DRIVER-STOLEN PACKAGES, from Louisville: Authorities in Kentucky say nearly 70 packages that never reached their intended recipients were found in the home of a UPS driver.

_FAIRNESS ORDINANCE-ANNIVERSARY, from Louisville: A gay-rights group in Kentucky says it’s planning an event to mark the 20th anniversary of Louisville’s Fairness Ordinance.

_FIRESIDE CHATS, from Richmond: Famous Kentucky historical figures are being portrayed at Fort Boonesborough State Park during the month of February.


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