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BC-AK--Alaska News Coverage Advisory, AK

May 23, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 8:30 a.m.

ALASKA-OIL CHECKS

JUNEAU _ A House committee is expected to start digging into details of a bill that calls for a full dividend from the state’s oil-wealth fund this year and changes to the program going forward. UPCOMING: 300 words by 3 p.m. By Becky Bohrer. AP photos.

OF ALASKA INTEREST:

ENDANGERED WOLVES-ILLEGAL KILLINGS

RALEIGH, N.C. _ Illegal killings and longstanding political resistance have undercut the return of two species of endangered wolves to the wild, frustrating government efforts that already cost more than $80 million but have failed to meet recovery targets. The number of red wolves roaming the forests of North Carolina has plunged to fewer than three dozen in recent years — the most precarious position of any U.S. wolf species. By Jonathan Drew, Susan Montoya Bryan and Matthew Brown. SENT: 1,125 words.

AP Photos NY621-0512191051, NY622-1118130954, NY623-0512191036, NY624-0512191043, NY625-0512191048, NY626-0512191044, NY627-0425191654, NY628-0424191446, NY629-0506192256, NY630-0519190502, NY631-0519190406, NY632-0519190411, NY633-0519190409, NY634-0523141726, NY635-0201171052, NY636-1114070202, NY637-0119170322, NY638-0307192010, NY639-0519190416.

AROUND THE STATE:

ALASKA-POWER PLANT NOISE

FAIRBANKS _ Tests of a new power plant at the University of Alaska Fairbanks have caused noise that generated complaints from neighbors. SENT: 250 words.

ALASKA-CLIMATE PLAN

ANCHORAGE _ The Anchorage Assembly has adopted a climate plan setting goals for the city. SENT: 175 words.

IN BRIEF:

_ PTA-MISSING MONEY _ A 31-year-old former PTA treasurer at an Anchorage elementary school has been charged with stealing more than $7,100 from the group.

_ MOTORCYCLE FATAL _ A 38-year-old Fairbanks motorcycle driver died when his bike crashed northeast of the city.

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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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