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AP-UT--Utah News Coverage Advisory, UT

August 9, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

SUPREME COURT-HATCH

SALT LAKE CITY — U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch will discuss Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh during a speech Thursday in Salt Lake City hosted by a conservative think tank. By Lindsay Whitehurst. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version, photos. Developing from 1:30 p.m. MST speech.

BRIEFS:

— UTAH BASE-EXERCISES: Hill Air Force Base officials say northern Utah residents can expect increased flight activity at the base near Ogden into late August as aircraft from units based at Hill and elsewhere participate in two training exercises.

—MANSLAUGHTER SENTENCE: A Kayenta, Arizona, man has been sentenced to three years and 10 months in prison for his involuntary manslaughter conviction for being impaired while driving during a 2017 rollover crash that killed his passenger.

SPORTS:

BBO--OFFENSIVE TWEETS-MLB’S CHALLENGE

Major League Baseball has made an effort to grow its sport among African-Americans, and there are finally some small signs of progress. Meanwhile, ballparks from coast to coast host nights celebrating the LGBT community, another example of baseball’s attempts to promote diversity. But whatever progress baseball has made promoting inclusion, it took a backseat recently after the discovery of some inflammatory old tweets from current players. By Baseball Writer Noah Trister. SENT: 900 words, photos.

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