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AP-NV--Nevada Coverage Advisory, NV

November 15, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

HOMELAND SECURITY SECRETARY

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and Homeland Security chief Kirstjen Nielsen never quite clicked personally as the president chafed at her explanations of complicated immigration issues and her inability to bring about massive changes at the U.S.-Mexico border. By Colleen Long and Jill Colvin. SENT: 890 words, photos.

With:

— MIGRANT CARAVAN: The first members of a caravan of Central Americans to reach the U.S. border slept in overcrowded shelters and in tents in Tijuana, Mexico, with a view of armed U.S. Border Patrol agents, with many saying they will wait for other migrants to join them before making their next moves. By Elliot Spagat and Maria Verza. SENT: 1,020 words, photos, video.

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES

As the scope of a deadly Northern California wildfire sets in, the sheriff says more than 450 people had now been assigned to comb through the charred remains in search for more bodies. The blaze has killed at least 56 people and authorities say 130 are unaccounted for. By Kathleen Ronayne. SENT: 840 words, photos.

WILDFIRES-PUBLIC SPACES

LOS ANGELES — Southern Californians faced with the loss of lives and homes in a huge wildfire are also grappling with the destruction of a vast swath of public lands popular for hiking, biking, swimming and impressive vistas. The Woolsey fire has charred more than 83 percent of all National Park Service land within the Santa Monica Mountain National Recreational Area. By Christopher Weber. SENT: 720 words, photos.

NEW MEXICO TOURISM-FUTURE

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The “New Mexico True” tourism brand developed by outgoing Republican Gov. Susana Martinez may be expanded under Democratic Gov.-elect Michelle Lujan Grisham. By Russell Contreras. UPCOMING: 400 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

— FIRE-VEGAS HOTEL SHOP: Authorities in Las Vegas say an automatic fire sprinkler immediately extinguished a fire in a display cooler of the ice cream shop of a downtown hotel and casino.

SPORTS:

FBN--RAIDERS-CARDINALS PREVIEW

GLENDALE, Ariz. — It’s not exactly a clash of titans when the Oakland Raiders (1-8) visit the Arizona Cardinals (2-7). It is a game, not surprisingly, that each team sees as an opportunity for a rare win. By Bob Baum. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos by 4 p.m. MST.

FBC--BOISE STATE-NEW MEXICO PREVIEW

When Boise State was sitting at 3-2 for the second straight season, the idea of being in position to host the Mountain West Conference title game seemed unobtainable. Yet the 23rd-ranked Broncos need only wins over New Mexico on Friday and No. 14 Utah State next week at home and the conference title game will be decided back on the blue turf. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: 650 words.

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