Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in Kentucky. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to Kentucky Interim News Editor Joe Danborn at 404-736-9144 or firstname.lastname@example.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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky hospital that was once the last stop for thousands of tuberculosis patients is now a destination for ghost hunters who insist the massive building is haunted. The Waverly Hills Sanatorium was home to thousands of sickly patients from the time it opened in the 1920s to its closing in 1961. By Dylan Lovan. AP Photos. AP Videos. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 800 words by noon.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky medical team is preparing to reconstruct the face of a woman who was disfigured by radiation to treat a cancer she never had. The free medical care by the team from University of Louisville Physicians offers the 30-year-old a chance for a new life in a new country — after years of hiding in the shadows of society in Kazakhstan, a former Soviet republic. Lessya Kotelevskaya lost her home, husband and business after she was diagnosed with terminal jaw cancer at age 19. It took years to find out the diagnosis was wrong. By Bruce Schreiner. AP Photo pursuing. UPCOMING: 650 words. Expected by 4 p.m.
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Hollywood celebrities have contributed heavily to Mitch McConnell's Democratic challenger, Alison Lundergan Grimes. By Roger Alford.
WASHINGTON — Henry Clay. Henry Cabot Lodge. Robert Taft. William Fulbright. Jesse Helms. Is Rand Paul the next generation-defining senator on American foreign policy? By Bradley Klapper.
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DANVILLE, Ky. — Taking off their student hats and putting on their teaching hats, high school students from the Kentucky School for the Deaf became "Reading Buddies" to area elementary students in Danville. An AP Member Exchange. AP Photo pursuing. UPCOMING: 800 words by noon.
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MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Kentucky and other states. The Marketplace is accessible on the left navigational pane of the AP Exchange home page, near the bottom. For both national and state, you can click "All" or search for content by topics such as education, politics and business.