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BC-NV--Nevada News Coverage Advisory, NV

May 24, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

MARIJUANA LICENSING LAWSUITS-NEVADA

LAS VEGAS _ A Nevada judge is being asked to freeze the awarding of new dispensary licenses in the state’s booming recreational marijuana sales market. Businesses that lost bids to get new licenses last year are challenging the criteria and personnel the state used to award the potentially lucrative permits. The judge in Las Vegas is trying to consolidate at least seven lawsuits filed by dozens of companies. By Ken Ritter. UPCOMING: 550 words, photo by 2p.m. PDT.

NEVADA-BILL DEADLINE

CARSON CITY, Nev. _ Nevada lawmakers face a Friday deadline as they move to pass dozens of bills. By Ryan Tarinelli. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version, photos.

ELECTION 2020-INSLEE-NEVADA

LAS VEGAS _ Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee, who has staked his campaign on tackling climate change, will rally in Las Vegas on Friday with students participating in a protest demanding more government action. By Michelle Price. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version.

LAKE TAHOE-CLARITY IMPROVES

RENO, Nev. _ Lake Tahoe’s clarity rebounded last year from its worst reading in a half century of record-keeping as weather and streamflow returned to more normal conditions. By Scott Sonner. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version.

IN BRIEF:

_ EX-CRAPS DEALER-BLACK BOOK: A former craps dealer who was convicted in a scam that took $1.2 million from a Las Vegas casino has been included on a list of people barred from entering casinos across the state.

_ VEGAS-WOMAN KILLED: Las Vegas police say a woman is dead after being shot at an apartment complex early Friday morning.

_ NEVADA WILDFIRE-ROAD REOPENS: Forest Service is reopening a national forest road in northeast Nevada that’s been closed since a big wildfire in the Ruby Mountains last fall.

SPORTS

CAR-INDYCAR-COCKPIT PROTECTION

INDIANAPOLIS _ IndyCar will introduce new cockpit protection for use in 2020 designed to protect the driver from debris or other objects striking them. Justin Wilson was killed in 2015 when he was stuck by a piece of debris. By AP Auto Racing Writer Jenna Fryer. UPCOMING: 700 words. Developing from 10 a.m. CDT news conference.

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