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AP-NV--Nevada Coverage Advisory, NV

November 7, 2018

Good morning. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Nevada.

Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Las Vegas bureau at (702) 382-7440 or aplasvegas@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 Pacific.

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LAS VEGAS — The Democratic “blue wave” hit up and down the ballot in Nevada, toppling an incumbent Republican U.S. senator, keeping two open U.S. House seats in the Democratic column and giving the party its first Nevada governor in two decades. The wins in the battleground state fueled by powerfully organized labor unions and backlash to President Donald Trump also kept the state Legislature in Democratic hands. By Michelle L. Price. SENT: 860 words, photos.


— ELECTION 2018-SENATE-NEVADA: Democrats picked up a U.S. Senate seat in Nevada when Rep. Jacky Rosen ousted incumbent Republican Dean Heller, a one-time critic of President Donald Trump who later tethered himself to the president. By Michelle L. Price. SENT: 780 words, photos.

— ELECTION 2018-HOUSE-NEVADA: Democrats retained control of three of Nevada’s four U.S. House seats, holding onto two key seats left open by departing Democrats in the western battleground state. By Scott Sonner. SENT: 710 words, photos.

— ELECTION 2018-BALLOT ISSUES:— Nevada voters answered a nearly $100 million question with a resounding vote against amending the state constitution to break up a monopoly held by the state’s dominant electric utility. By Ken Ritter. SENT: 660 words, photos.

— ELECTION 2018-VOTECAST-NEVADA: majority of Nevada voters said the country is headed in the wrong direction as they went to the polls, a sentiment that helped Democrats win a key Senate race, according to a wide-ranging survey of the American electorate. By Gene Johnson. SENT: 1,060 words, photos.

— ELECTION 2018-NEVADA BROTHEL OWNER: A Nevada brothel owner and reality TV star who died last month after fashioning himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate has won a heavily GOP state legislative district. By Michelle L. Price. SENT: 400 words, photos.


MEXICO CITY — Thousands of Central American migrants will take at least a couple of days to rest in a Mexico City stadium as they debate whether to accept offers to stay in Mexico or continue their trek to the U.S. border. SENT: 970 words, photos.



DETROIT — The rebuilding Detroit Red Wings have bounced back from the worst start in franchise history to win four of its last five games, a surge that may prove to be counterproductive.


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