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BC-UT--Utah News Coverage Advisory, UT

May 24, 2019

Good morning. Here’s an updated 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 the Salt Lake City bureau at 801-322-3405 or apsaltlake@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

TOP STORIES:

DEAD DEER-TRASH EPIDEMIC

SALT LAKE CITY _ The Division of Wildlife Resources says it is investigating the cause of death for more than 30 deer near a landfill in northeast Utah. Some officials say the influx of deaths are the result of starvation and the exceptionally brutal winter Utah experienced this year. By Morgan Smith. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version.

ABORTION-RAPE AND INCEST

Even as the anti-abortion movement celebrates the sweeping bans passed in several states, it’s divided by a widening rift over whether those prohibitions should apply to victims of rape and incest. By David Crary. SENT: 1,160 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

_ UTAH-MARIJUANA: Utah’s governor has criticized federal lawmakers for moving too slowly on marijuana policy reform.

EXCHANGE: ROCK ART

UTAH LAKE, Utah — On a recent visit to Utah Lake’s west shore, Alison Green scrutinized sandstone outcrops, measuring lines chiseled into the stone by ancient hands, then doing her best to replicate them on gridded sheets. The 12-year-old girl from Sandy inspected one petroglyph cut into rock hundreds of years ago by Fremont Indians. By Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune. SENT: 1,440 words.

CAR-INDYCAR-COCKPIT PROTECTION

INDIANAPOLIS _ IndyCar will introduce new cockpit protection for use in 2020 designed to protect the driver from debris or other objects striking them. Justin Wilson was killed in 2015 when he was stuck by a piece of debris. By AP Auto Racing Writer Jenna Fryer. UPCOMING: 700 words. Developing from 10 a.m. CDT news conference.

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