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BC-AK--Alaska News Coverage Advisory, AK

January 4, 2019

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Alaska. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Anchorage bureau at 800-770-7549 or at apanchorage@ap.org. News Editor Mark Thiessen can be reached at 907-272-7549 or mthiessen@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 and digests will keep you up to date.

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

Alaska at 8:30 a.m.

LEGISLATURE-ALASKA-SUPREME COURT

JUNEAU _ The Alaska Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Friday in a disputed state House race. A recount following the Nov. 6 election showed Republican Bart LeBon winning the Fairbanks seat by one vote over Democrat Kathryn Dodge. By Becky Bohrer. UPCOMING: 500 words by 2 p.m.

ACROSS THE STATE:

REAL ID

ANCHORAGE _ Alaska has begun issuing licenses compliant with national proof-of-identity standards. SENT: 270 words.

WOOD STOVE LEGISLATION

FAIRBANKS _ Two U.S. senators have proposed legislation that would give federal aid to help Alaska residents and others across the country to replace inefficient wood stoves. SENT: 260 words.

IN BRIEF:

_ GLACIER RESCUE _ Three people were rescued after their airplane sank in snow and ice at 20 Mile Glacier.

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If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apanchorage@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Exchange and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Alaska and other states. The Marketplace is accessible on the left navigational pane of the AP Exchange home page, near the bottom. For both national and state, you can click “All” or search for content by topics such as education, politics and business.

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