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BC-UT--Utah Coverage Advisory, UT

January 3, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

HATCH-TENURE ENDS 

SALT LAKE CITY _ The longest-serving Republican senator in history is ending his tenure after nearly four decades. By Lindsay Whitehurst. UPCOMING: About 500 words, photos. 

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

WASHINGTON — No one budged at President Donald Trump’s closed-door meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday, so the partial government shutdown persisted through Day 12 over his demand for billions of dollars to build a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico. They’ll all try again Friday. By Lisa Mascaro and Catherline Lucey. SENT: 1,150 words, photos, video. UPCOMING: Updates.

IN BRIEF:

SPORTS:

BKC--UTAH-ARIZONA STATE

TEMPE, Ariz. _ Utah plays Arizona State at Wells Fargo Arena.

BKC--PAC-12 THIS WEEK.

Colorado at Arizona State pits the Pac-12′s two best records in the nonconference season against each other. The Oregon and Washington schools kick off their conference schedules with rivalry games. SENT: 400 words.

BKC---BYU-PACIFIC

STOCKTON, Calif. _ BYU plays Pacific at Alex G. Spanos Center.

BKC--NORTHERN ARIZONA-WEBER STATE

OGDEN, Utah _ Northern Arizona plays Weber State at Dee Events Center.

BKC--UTAH VALLEY-GRAND CANYON

PHOENIX _ Utah Valley plays Grand Canyon at Grand Canyon University Arena.

BKC-SOUTHERN UTAH-IDAHO STATE

POCATELLO, Idaho _ Southern Utah plays Idaho State at Holt Arena.

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