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News Minute: Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 2:40 p.m. EDT

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) - A man has pleaded not guilty in Kentucky to killing a woman he met at the massive "Rainbow Family" counterculture gathering in a Georgia forest. News outlets report 20-year-old Joseph Bryan Capstraw was arraigned Tuesday in Hardin Circuit Court.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - The city of Lexington is breaking ground this week on the expansion of the Lexington Convention Center, home to Rupp Arena. The $241 million project will begin in August and finish in late 2021. On Thursday, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray and leaders from the state and the University of Kentucky will gather for a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of construction.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The University of Louisville Hospital will be partnering with medical volunteers to offer free hepatitis C screenings later this month. A statement from the university says screenings will be offered in 18 locations in and around Louisville on World Hepatitis Day, Saturday, July 28.

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky man accused of placing glass shards into shipments of Styrofoam cups to be sent to fast-food restaurants has pleaded guilty in federal court to tampering with consumer products. A statement on Monday from U.S. Attorney Russell Coleman says 44-year-old Waylon J. Horton of Munfordville entered the plea last week in Bowling Green.

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