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BC-NV--Nevada News Coverage Advisory, NV

April 9, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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

TOP STORIES:

BURNING MAN-EXPANSION

RENO, Reno _ The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is gathering public comment on an environmental impact statement for a new 10-year permit for the Burning Man event to expand its capacity to 100,000 in future years. By Scott Sonner. UPCOMING: 130 words, then about 500 words, photos by 3 p.m.

AUSTRALIA-CASINO TAKEOVER

SYDNEY — Wynn Resorts abruptly ended buyout talks with Australia’s largest casino operator Tuesday after word of a potential buyout were leaked. In a tersely worded statement, the Las Vegas casino giant said it was ending all discussions with Crown Resorts. By Trevor Marshallsea. SENT: 380 words.

IN BRIEF:

_ HEAD-ON FATAL CRASH: Authorities say a head-on fatal crash involving two tractor-trailer rigs has closed U.S. 93/Interstate 11 in both directions in southern Nevada about two miles (3.2 kilometers) from the Arizona border.

SPORTS:

HKN--PLAYOFF-PLAYOFF PRIME-DEADLINE ADDITIONS

The Winnipeg Jets and Nashville Predators restocked their lineups at the NHL trade deadline in a bid to spur their Stanley Cup championship aspirations. The President’s Trophy-winning Tampa Bay Lightning, meanwhile, mostly stood pat. Which contending team made the right choice will become more clear with the playoffs set to open Wednesday. By Hockey Writer John Wawrow. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos.

HKN--DRAFT LOTTERY

TORONTO _ Thanks to a trade with the last-place-finishing Ottawa Senators, the Colorado Avalanche enter the NHL draft lottery on Tuesday with the best odds of landing the top pick. Colorado has an 18.5% of winning the lottery, and can fall no further than No. 4. UPCOMING: 650 words. Draft lottery begins at 8 p.m. ET.

BKC--NEXT SEASON’S STORY LINES

MINNEAPOLIS _ The federal investigation into corruption within college basketball continues to churn and joins Virginia’s next act after its title run as the top story lines entering the offseason ahead of the 2019-20 season. By Aaron Beard. UPCOMING: 850 words and photos by 3 p.m. eastern.

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