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BC-UT--Utah News Coverage Advisory, UT

February 6, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

NATIVE AMERICAN TEAM NAME

CEDAR CITY, Utah _ A southern Utah high school is getting rid of its “Redmen” mascot as it becomes the latest team to shed a Native American moniker deemed offensive to some people. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version.

IN BRIEF:

_ UTAH WEATHER: Heavy snowfall across much of Utah created hazardous driving conditions that slowed the Wednesday morning commute as school districts canceled classes and others delayed openings.

SPORTS

BKN--SUNS-JAZZ

SALT LAKE CITY _ The Phoenix Suns visit the Utah Jazz.

BKC--UTAH-USC

LOS ANGELES _ Southern California hosts Utah in a match-up of the second and third-place teams in the Pac-12. The Utes have lost two in a row. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Begins 11 p.m. EST.

BKC--PAC-12 THIS WEEK

Pac-12 leader Washington faces a difficult test Saturday at Arizona State. The Huskies’ three-game lead at the midpoint of the season is the conference’s second-largest since 1978-79. The Sun Devils are tied for second in the Pac-12 at 6-3. By John Marshall. SENT: 510 words.

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