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BC-UT--Utah News Coverage Advisory, UT

March 22, 2019

Good morning. Here’s an updated look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Utah.

Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Salt Lake City bureau at 801-322-3405 or apsaltlake@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 Mountain.

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

TOP STORIES:

FRAUD CASE-HOMICIDE

OGDEN, Utah — A suspect in a 2012 California homicide is now in jail following a fraudulent $3 purchase. The Standard-Examiner reports 33-year-old Cody Tripp was booked Wednesday in the Weber County Jail in Ogden, Utah, and is being held without bail. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Longer version, photo.

IN BRIEF:

_ WWII PILOT BURIAL: The remains of a World War II pilot have been laid to rest in his home state of Utah after being returned from Germany.

_ UTAH MAYOR KILLED AFGHANISTAN: President Donald Trump has signed into law a bill passed by Congress to rename a Department of Veterans Affairs facility in Utah after a mayor who was killed while serving in the National Guard in Afghanistan.

_ UNENPLOYMENT: Utah’s unemployment rate has dipped.

EXCHANGE: POLYGAMOUS WORSHIP CENTER

COLORADO CITY, Arizona — They walked through the same double doors they used to, past the foyer and into the meeting hall — a 10,000-square-foot room with a stage on one end and a pulpit and stadium seating on the other. The polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints used to hold services here, in the Leroy S. Johnson Meetinghouse in Colorado City, Ariz. One by one, people have left that church, or were kicked out. Once they were gone, they weren’t allowed back inside this building. By Nate Carlisle, The Salt Lake City Tribune. SENT: 1,020 words.

SPORTS:

BKC--NCAA-WASHINGTON-UTAH STATE

COLUMBUS, Ohio _ No. 9 Washington plays No. 8 Utah State in a first-round game between teams with long NCAA Tournament victory droughts. By Joe Kay. Tip-off 6:50 p.m.

BKC--NCAA-TIPPING OFF

The spotlight of the NCAA Tournament shifts to Zion Williamson and No. 1 overall seed Duke. Along with the other 31 teams playing in first-round games Friday. By Basketball Writer Dave Skretta. UPCOMING: 870 words, photos by 4 a.m.

BKW--NCAA-TIPPING OFF

NEW YORK — It’s going to be tough to top last season’s NCAA women’s tournament after one of the most exciting Final Four in the sports’ history. By Doug Feinberg. SENT: 590 words, photos.

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