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AP-UT--Utah News Coverage Advisory - 8:30 am, UT

July 10, 2018

Good morning. Here’s a 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 Brady McCombs at 801-322-3405 or bmccombs@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

IMMIGRANT-CHURCH SANCTUARY

SALT LAKE CITY — A Honduran woman who came to the U.S. four years ago seeking asylum from a violent boyfriend says she’ll continue taking sanctuary in a Salt Lake City Unitarian church where she’s been for the past six months with her two young daughters despite her latest appeal being denied. By Brady McCombs. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos, video by 2 p.m.

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TRUMP-SUPREME COURT

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump chose Brett Kavanaugh, a solidly conservative, politically connected judge, for the Supreme Court, setting up a ferocious confirmation battle with Democrats as he seeks to shift the nation’s highest court ever further to the right. Now the attention is on Capitol Hill, as the campaign for confirmation begins. By Catherine Lucey. SENT: 1,100 words. UPCOMING: Updates from meeting with Senate GOP leader, 990 words by 2 p.m., photos, video.

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TRUMP’S CHOICE

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s selection process for a new Supreme Court justice was filled with head fakes, deflections and manufactured drama. A look at how it came together. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos by 2 p.m.

TRUMP-SUPREME COURT-TV MOMENT

NEW YORK — It didn’t take long for television networks covering President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court selection to switch from deciphering a mystery to setting up battle stations. By David Bauder. SENT: 720 words, photo

TRUMP-SUPREME COURT-THE LATEST

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SUPREME COURT-MAKING THE CASE

WASHINGTON — To hear Republicans tell it, Brett Kavanaugh is a skilled and wel-respected judge who understands the Constitution. To Democrats, he’s nothing short of a threat to women’s reproductive rights and the government health care program. A look at the ammunition both sides will use. By Anne Flaherty. UPCOMING: 700 words by 11 a.m., photos.

SPORTS:

BKN--SUMMER LEAGUE RDP

LAS VEGAS — LAS VEGAS — Play continues at the Las Vegas NBA summer league. The five games Tuesday include: Spurs-Trail Blazers, Hawks-Bulls, Jazz-Heat, Kings-Grizzlies and Lakers-Knicks. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos. Games start at 2 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

— NAVAJO NATION-RADIATION EXPOSURE — The Navajo Nation is urging Congress to expand a federal law that compensates people who were exposed to radiation.

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