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BC-TX--Texas News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, TX

January 3, 2019

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Texas. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to 972-991-2100.

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OKLAHOMA CITY _ A winter storm is moving across Texas and Oklahoma, bringing ice and the threat of heavy snow and making travel difficult. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning through Friday morning for a large swath from north Texas, across southwestern Oklahoma and through central Oklahoma. Road departments in both states say travel is dangerous, including on Interstate 35 from Oklahoma City to Dallas and along I-40 in the Oklahoma City area. SENT: 100 words. Could develop.


PHILADELPHIA _ Over the past four months, Roman Catholic dioceses across the U.S. have released the names of more than 1,000 priests and others accused of sexually abusing children in an unprecedented public reckoning spurred at least in part by a shocking grand jury investigation in Pennsylvania, an Associated Press review has found. More than a dozen dioceses have hired outside consultants to review their files. Dioceses previously secretive are coordinating to release statewide lists in such places as Texas and New Jersey. Bishop Anthony B. Taylor of the Little Rock Diocese in Arkansas disclosed the names of 12 priests in September and announced the hiring of a consultant to review diocesan files. By Claudia Lauer. SENT: 1,240 words, with photos.


_ KILLING BY POLICE-SAN ANTONIO _ Police say a man was fatally shot by police in San Antonio after he shot an officer with a law enforcement stun gun.




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