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News Minute: Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. EDT

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A judge has ordered election officials in Kentucky not to certify the results of an upcoming referendum on whether to change the state's constitution to guarantee the rights of crime victims. Kentucky is one of six states scheduled to vote on "Marsy's Law," a proposed constitutional amendment to guarantee crime victims similar rights as those accused of crimes in the judicial system.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A state lawmaker in Kentucky says he will continue his re-election campaign after being diagnosed with a brain tumor. Family members of Democratic state Rep. Wilson Stone posted a message about his diagnosis to his personal Facebook page on Sunday. A Democrat, Stone faces Republican Brian "Tiger" Gann in the Nov. 6 election. Gann said he is praying for Stone to have a speedy recovery and a return to full health.

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - A Fort Campbell soldier has been fatally wounded, and the post said the soldier's spouse has been taken into custody. The post said in a news release that the shooting happened Sunday evening.

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A father and son from California have pleaded guilty for their roles in a scheme that defrauded Affordable Care Act programs in at least 12 states of more than $27 million. Federal prosecutors in Connecticut say 60-year-old Jeffrey White and 33-year-old Nicholas White, both of Twin Peaks, California, pleaded guilty Friday to conspiracy to commit health care fraud. Sentencing is Jan. 4.

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