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 News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at; administrative correspondent Claire Galofaro can be reached at A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. All times are Eastern.

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NEW YORK — The snowstorm that hit the East Coast with frigid, wind-whipped whiteness and ice that wouldn't melt seems to pick a different bull's eye target each day. By Verena Dobnik. SENT at 570 words.


UNDATED — Lawmakers and others in Democratic-leaning states have been howling over the past year about actions by the Trump administration and congressional Republicans that they say have undermined states' rights. That includes promoting concealed carry legislation and attacking sanctuary status for immigrants to this week's decisions on legalized marijuana and offshore oil drilling. By Ryan J. Foley and Geoff Mulvihill. SENT at 1171 words.


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LEXINGTON, Ky. — Forced to retire from the Lexington Fire Department after devastating injuries, Mark Sturgill found comfort among others like him. In 2004, Sturgill fell 30 feet in a training exercise, breaking a hip, vertebrae and pelvis and suffering a head injury. Sturgill still feels the effects. An AP Member Exchange. SENT at 750 words.


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