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AP-AZ--Arizona News Coverage Advisory, AZ

November 23, 2018

Good morning. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Arizona.

Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Phoenix bureau at 602-258-8934 or aparizona@ap.org.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. All times are Mountain unless specified otherwise.

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

TOP STORIES:

TRIBAL CASINOS-DISPUTES

PHOENIX — A Scottsdale’s man who didn’t get the winnings he expected from playing a slot machine at an Arizona tribal casino provided him with a learning experience that tribes, not the state, regulate tribal casinos in the state. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version.

MEXICO-MIGRANT CARAVAN

TIJUANA, Mexico — The mayor of Tijuana has declared a humanitarian crisis in his border city and says that he has asked the United Nations for aid to deal with the approximately 5,000 Central American migrants who have arrived in the city. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Longer version.

IN BRIEF:

— NATIONAL GUARD-DEPLOYMENT: A farewell ceremony is planned Saturday at Papago Park Military Reservation in Phoenix for an Arizona National Guard unit that is shipping out.

SPORTS:

FBC--ARIZONA ST-ARIZONA PREVIEW

TUCSON, Ariz. — Arizona State and Arizona face each other for the first time with new coaches. The Wildcats have added incentive in the rivalry game, needing a win to become bowl eligible. By John Marshall. UPCOMING: 600 words by 2 p.m. MST.

FBN--CARDINALS-CHARGERS PREVIEW

CARSON, Calif. — Longtime friends Philip Rivers and Larry Fitzgerald meet on Sunday as their teams are going in different directions. The Chargers are in playoff contention while the Cardinals find themselves contending for a high draft pick. UPCOMING. By Joe Reedy. 750 words, file photos by 2 p.m. MST.

BKN--SUNS-BUCKS

MILWAUKEE — The Phoenix Suns visit the Milwaukee Bucks.

HKN--AVALANCHE-COYOTES

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Colorado Avalanche visit the Arizona Coyotes.

BKC--WOODEN LEGACY

FULLERTON, Calif. — Myles Powell scored a career-high 40 points to lead Seton Hall to an 82-75 first-round win over Grand Canyon in the Wooden Legacy. He tied the tournament record for points in regulation set by James Harden — the NBA’s reigning MVP — of Arizona State in 2008. By Jill Painter Lopez. SENT: 930 words, photos.

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