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

November 14, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:


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.


Kentucky’s House minority leader is expected to announce his candidacy for governor in 2019 on Wednesday. Announcement scheduled for 4:30 p.m. EST


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 two-year-old case was announced. Tuesday’s announcement marked the culmination of a massive investigative effort that began after seven adults and a teenage boy were found shot in the head at four separate homes in April 2016. The killings terrified local residents and spawned rumors that it was a drug hit, but prosecutors suggested the attack had stemmed from a custody dispute. By Angie Wang and Andrew Welsh-Huggins.

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In Brief:

MEDAL OF HONOR-PLAQUE, from FRANKFORT, Ky. — 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.

ABANDONED MINES-CLEANUP IDEAS, from NORFOLK, Va. — A new report is highlighting ways to help cleanup and repurpose the sites of abandoned coal mines in Appalachia.

MARSHAL NOMINATION, from LOUISVILLE, Ky. — President Donald Trump has nominated a Louisville police lieutenant to serve as U.S. marshal for the Western District of Kentucky.


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