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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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Alaska at 8:30 a.m.

MISSING GIRL-ALASKA

ANCHORAGE — A search is intensifying for a 10-year-old girl who went missing in the northwest Alaska community of Kotzebue. By Rachel D'Oro. UPCOMING: 400 words by 3 p.m. AP Photo pursuing.

AROUND ALASKA:

ALASKA FERRY FAIRWEATHER

JUNEAU — The crew and passengers of a fast ferry celebrated the vessel's possible last voyage in southeast Alaska over the weekend. SENT: 300 words.

ALASKA CRUISES-AIR VIOLATIONS

JUNEAU — Alaska environmental managers have issued notices to eight cruise ships for violating air quality standards during the summer cruise season. SENT: 270 words.

IN BRIEF:

— RUSSIAN AIRCRAFT-ALASKA — The U.S. Air Force says two of its fighter jets have intercepted and monitored Russian bombers in international air space west of mainland Alaska.

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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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