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BC-UT--Utah News Coverage Advisory, UT

May 16, 2019 GMT

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.




SALT LAKE CITY — Utah legislative leaders are considering spending up to $1 million on efforts to promote participation in the U.S. Census, a once-a-decade population count that determines the distribution of some federal funding and is also key to reapportioning U.S. House seats among the states. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Longer version.


ANCHORAGE, Alaska _ A newly married couple, a pilot who used his family’s savings to buy his own plane, a devoted family man from Australia and an office manager at an insurance company with a vivacious personality and a heart of gold were among the six victims in this week’s deadly midair collision of two sightseeing planes in Alaska. By Rachel D’Oro and Morgan Smith. SENT: 1,150 words, photos, video.


_ CODE TALKER-SERVICES: The funeral service for a Navajo Code Talker will be held this week in Chinle, Arizona.



OAKLAND, Calif. _ Stephen Curry and the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors try to take a 2-0 lead on the Portland Trail Blazers in the Western Conference finals. By Janie McCauley. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos. Starts 6 p.m. PDT.


MONTREAL _ A day after a report absolved WADA members of bullying Beckie Scott for her stance on the Russian doping scandal, the agency was hardly in the clear. One recommendation in the report was that the executive board undergo sensitivity training. By Eddie Pells. UPCOMING: 750 words by 5 p.m. EDT.


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