AP-KY--Kentucky News Digest 1:40 pm, KY
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at email@example.com. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The chairmen of Kentucky’s Republican and Democratic parties discuss the results of last week’s midterm elections and look ahead to statewide elections next year.
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky’s House minority leader is expected to announce his candidacy for governor in 2019 on Wednesday.
OHIO FAMILY KILLED
WAVERLY, Ohio — Prosecuting an Ohio family of four arrested in the gruesome slayings of eight people from another family could take years to conclude, a county prosecutor said as the first break in the more than 2-year-old case was announced.
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. — The estranged husband of a Fort Campbell soldier has been indicted on charges of killing her in an off-duty shooting at the sprawling Army post on the Kentucky-Tennessee border.
—KANSAS MURDER-SUICIDE, from Shawnee, Kan.: Authorities say a former college basketball player in Kentucky has been killed in a murder-suicide in suburban Kansas City.
—FEDERAL UTILITY-CEO RETIREMENT, from Nashville, Tenn.: The chief executive officer of the nation’s largest public utility has announced his plans to retire.
—ABANDONED MINES-CLEANUP IDEAS, from Norton, Va.: A new report is highlighting ways to help clean up and repurpose the sites of abandoned coal mines in Appalachia.
—BAPTISTS-GAYS, from Louisville: The Kentucky Baptist Convention has cut ties with more than 12 churches that showed support for an organization that lifted a ban this year on hiring LGBTQ employees.
—MARSHAL NOMINATION, from Louisville: President Donald Trump has nominated a Louisville police lieutenant to serve as U.S. marshal for the Western District of Kentucky.
—MEDAL OF HONOR-PLAQUE, from Frankfort: A plaque has been unveiled at the Kentucky Capitol to honor a World War II Army intelligence officer who received the Medal of Honor posthumously this year.
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