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BC-UT--Utah News Digest, UT

September 6, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



PROVO, Utah— Whooping cough cases have doubled in Utah County this year, and public health officials are concerned there could be more as the school year begins. UPCOMING: About 250 words.


—POLICE VEHICLE RAMMED: Officers say a man rammed a Salt Lake City police car before fleeing

—CAR JACKINGS-LAS VEGAS: Las Vegas man gets 18 years for violent, armed carjackings. Uriah Crain was convicted in Utah in 2008 for injury to a child and in Nevada in 2012 for conspiracy to commit robbery and attempted robbery.

—CONVICTED MURDERER-BORDER ARREST: Border Patrol agents in Yuma have arrested a Mexican man who was previously convicted of first-degree murder in Salt Lake City.


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