AP-NV--Nevada Coverage Advisory, NV
Good morning. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Nevada.
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LAS VEGAS— Gambling regulators say casinos in Nevada won more than $1 billion from gamblers last month. That’s an increase of more than 7 percent compared with October 2017, when revenues dropped sharply in the Las Vegas market following the mass shooting at a casino-resort. UPCOMING: 350 words by 1 p.m. MST.
IMMIGRATION-TEEN DETENTION CAMP
TORNILLO, Texas — The Trump administration announced in June it would open a temporary shelter for up to 360 migrant children in this isolated corner of the Texas desert. Less than six months later, the facility has expanded into a detention camp holding thousands of teenagers — and it shows every sign of becoming more permanent. By Garrance Burke and Martha Pendoza. SENT: 2,600 words, photos.
MIGRANT CARAVAN-TRUMP’S NARRATIVE
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump defends a show of force at the U.S.-Mexico border, where agents fired tear gas into a crowd that included rock-throwing migrants as well as barefoot, crying children. Trump says the U.S. Border Patrol agents were being “rushed,” adding, “Nobody is coming into our country unless they come legally.” By Colleen Long and Elliot Spagat. UPCOMING: 800 words by 7 p.m., photos.
— MEXICO-MIGRANT CARAVAN: Border clash leaves caravan migrants dejected, worried. Sent.
— TRUMP-FACT CHECK — Trump’s false equivalence on migrant policy. Sent.
ICYMI: NATIONAL MONUMENTS-INTERIOR
WASHINGTON — An internal watchdog has cleared Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke of wrongdoing following a complaint that he redrew the boundaries of a national monument in Utah to benefit a state lawmaker and political ally. By Matthew Daly.SENT: 550 words, photos.
CHICAGO — The Vegas Golden Knights go for their fourth consecutive win when they visit the Chicago Blackhawks for the opener of a three-game trip. Marc-Andre Fleury has posted shutouts in Vegas’ last two games. By Jay Cohen. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 8 p.m. EST.
CHICAGO — Loyola-Chicago hosts No. 5 Nevada in a matchup between teams that met in the Sweet Sixteen last season. The Ramblers beat the Wolf Pack on the way to the school’s first Final Four since winning a barrier-busting NCAA championship in 1963. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 8 p.m. EST.
BKC--T25--TOP 25 THIS WEEK
Michigan has been solid in its follow-up to last year’s trip to the national title game. The Wolverines face two big tests this week against No. 11 North Carolina and No. 19 Purdue. By Basketball Writer John Marshall. SENT: 750 words.
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