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BC-UT--Utah News Digest, UT

May 4, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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TOP STORIES:

COLORADO RIVER-BUGS

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. _ An experiment to change the flow of water from a dam near the Arizona-Utah state line has boosted the number of aquatic insects that fish in the Colorado River eat. Scientists are hoping to improve on those results with a second bug flow experiment this month that will run through August. They found that releasing low, steady flows of water from Glen Canyon Dam over the weekends gives bug eggs a better chance of surviving. By Felicia Fonseca. SENT: 630 words.

IN BRIEF:

_ WRECK-TEENS KILLED: Authorities say three teenagers were killed in a two-vehicle wreck in central Utah.

_ BIG BOY-STEAM ENGINE: One of the world’s biggest and most powerful steam locomotives is chugging to its big debut after five years of restoration work.

SPORTS

RETAIL SPORTSBOOKS

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. _ Mobile apps might drive the future of U.S. sports gambling, but casinos are still betting on physical sportsbooks as legal wagering expands to new places. Lounges and bars are giving casinos a way to attract patrons for things besides betting on sports. By Wayne Parry. SENT: 650 words, photos.

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