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AP-AZ--Arizona News Digest, AZ

June 10, 2018

Good afternoon. 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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PHOENIX — More than two months after an Arizona man was arrested on a fugitive warrant stemming from his escape from an Iowa prison 37 years ago, officials there have yet to decide whether to extradite or release him.


— FATAL CRASHES: Police were busy early on Sunday responding to several fatal car collisions in Arizona, including a wrong-way crash near Casa Grande.



DENVER — Right-hander Zack Godley (5-5, 5.12) is on the mound for the Arizona Diamondbacks as they go for their eighth straight win at Coors Field. The reeling Colorado Rockies counter with left-hander Kyle Freeland (6-5, 3.48) as they try to avoid the three-game sweep. By Michael Kelly. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts 3:10 p.m. EDT.


Six spots are up for grabs in the NCAA Tournament super regionals after North Carolina and Oregon State became the first two teams to advance. A look at the top performances and highlights. By Eric Olson. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos, by 9 p.m.


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