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

September 6, 2018

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.

A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org




SAN ANTONIO — Animal Control officers in South Texas have seized more than 100 snakes and hundreds of rats and mice apparently used to feed the reptiles at a home in San Antonio. UPCOMING: 250 words.


BUFFALO, S.D. — A $20,000 certificate of deposit that was supposed to serve as a bond for 40 idled natural gas wells in northwestern South Dakota was cashed out because company officials did not remember what the money was for, according to one of the officials. Texas-based Spyglass Cedar Creek LP is opposing South Dakota’s revocation of the company’s permits for the wells near Buffalo. A state hearing is scheduled Oct. 18. UPCOMING: 250 words.


— HARVEY-COLUMBUS SHIP-SINKS — Corpus Christi has begun the process to sell a Hurricane Harvey-damaged replica of one of the ships used by Christopher Columbus to reach the New World.




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