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BC-NV--Nevada News Coverage Advisory, NV

May 22, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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NEVADA-CRIMINAL JUSTICE

CARSON CITY, Nev. _ Amendments to a sprawling criminal justice reform bill are expected to lower projected savings for the state by about $90 million over the next decade. The amendments are also projected to keep more people in jail compared to the original bill. By Ryan Tarinelli. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version.

EX-NFL PLAYER-MURDER CHARGE

LAS VEGAS _ A 28-year-old former pro football player faces a judge who is expected to order him held for trial in state court on up to 20 felony charges alleging that he murdered his girlfriend’s 5-year-old daughter by physical abuse. By Ken Ritter. UPCOMING: 350 word, AP Photos by 1p.m. PDT.

JERSEY SHORE STAR GIRLFRIEND ARREST

LAS VEGAS _ “Jersey Shore” star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro’s on-again-off-again girlfriend is due to face a judge on a misdemeanor domestic battery charge alleging she attacked Ortiz-Magro at a Las Vegas club on New Year’s Eve. By Ken Ritter. UPCOMING 225 words, AP Photos by Noon PDT.

TV-PARTY OF FIVE-DEPORTED PARENTS

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. _ A reboot of the 1990s teen drama “Party of Five” will center on a Mexican American family with parents deported to Mexico. Disney announced this month the Sony Pictures Television retooled show will air on the Freeform network and will star a Latino cast. By Russell Contreras. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos.

SPORTS

COLLEGE BASKETBALL-REFORM

WASHINGTON _ Changes to college basketball that would give players more freedom to pursue their professional ambitions will be discussed at a meeting of a nonprofit that seeks to reform college sports. Notre Dame coach Mike Brey and NBA executives are scheduled to participate in panel discussions hosted by the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics on Wednesday. Among the topics: the possibility of the NBA lowering its age limit to 18 and allowing college athletes to profit from the use of their name, image and likeness. By Ben Nuckols. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos by 4 p.m. MST.

STANLEY CUP-LOOKAHEAD

Boston Bruins, St. Louis Blues meet in Stanley Cup Final that’s 49 years in the making. By Hockey Writer Stephen Whyno. SENT: 580 words, photos.

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