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AP-AK--Alaska News Coverage Advisory, AK

August 21, 2018

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Alaska. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Anchorage bureau at 800-770-7549 or at apanchorage@ap.org. News Editor Mark Thiessen can be reached at 907-272-7549 or mthiessen@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 and digests will keep you up to date.

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

Alaska at 8:45 a.m.


ANCHORAGE — Primaries for governor and U.S. House top the ticket in Alaska Tuesday. Voters will choose a Republican nominee to advance to what is expected to be a hard-fought battle for governor this fall. They’ll also choose the latest contender to try to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Don Young, the longest-serving member of the U.S. House. By Becky Bohrer. SENT: 535 words. Will be updated.

AP Photos RPMT103, RPMT104, RPMT102, RPMT107, RPBB707, RPBB708, RPBB702.



KENAI — An Alaska seafood organization is encouraging industry members to comment on the proposed U.S. tariffs on products imported from China that could negatively affect the state’s seafood industry. SENT: 275 words.


BETHEL — The village of Tuluksak in western Alaska is getting a new generator and an emergency moose season following two extended power outages last month that caused some residents to lose their winter food caches. SENT: 250 words.


— FISH DUMP — Anchorage police are looking for a man who dumped fish heads in woods near an elementary school.


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MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Alaska and other states. The Marketplace is accessible on the left navigational pane of the AP Exchange home page, near the bottom. For both national and state, you can click “All” or search for content by topics such as education, politics and business.

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