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BC-NV--Nevada News Coverage Advisory, NV

March 6, 2019

Good morning. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Nevada.

Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Las Vegas bureau at (702) 382-7440 or aplasvegas@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date. All times are Pacific.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

TOP STORIES:

VEGAS-ELON MUSK-TUNNEL

LAS VEGAS — Entrepreneur Elon Musk’s dream of an express tunnel transit system could finally become a reality in Las Vegas after major setbacks in other cities. By Regina Garcia Cano. SENT: 970 words, photos.

FEDERAL PLUTONIUM-NEVADA

RENO, Nev. _ Nevada’s latest legal attempt to block shipments of weapons grade plutonium to the state emphasizes the Energy Department’s past scientific arguments about the dangers of prematurely moving the highly radioactive material out of South Carolina. Nevada’s lawyers said in new briefs filed in an appeals court that the Trump administration is engaged in a clandestine “charade” intended to turn the state “into the nation’s radioactive dump.” By Scott Sonner. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version, photos.

ICYMI: MELANIA TRUMP

LAS VEGAS — First lady Melania Trump prodded the news media on Tuesday to spend as much time highlighting the opioid epidemic at it devotes to “idle gossip or trivial stories.” By Darlene Superville. SENT: 500 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

_ VEGAS-ATTORNEY ARRESTED: Authorities say a Las Vegas lawyer is accused of trying to intimidate a witness in a criminal case.

SPORTS:

HKN--FLAMES-GOLEN KNIGHTS

LAS VEGAS _ The Calgary Flames visit the Vegas Golden Knights.

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