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BC-NV--Nevada Coverage Advisory, NV

January 8, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

ELECTION 2020-CASTRO-NEVADA

LAS VEGAS _ Former Obama administration housing chief Julian Castro visits early state Nevada on Tuesday as he prepares an expected campaign to be the Democratic nominee for president in 2020. By Michelle L. Price. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version.

GADGET SHOW-NEW EXHIBITORS

LAS VEGAS _ The companies founded by blacksmith John Deere and candle-and-soap-making duo Procter & Gamble may not be the hip purveyors of new technology they were in 1837. But they’re first time exhibitors at this year’s CES gadget show, along with other unlikely newcomers such as missile-maker Raytheon. What are these companies, and other big brands, looking for in the world’s biggest consumer technology event? By Matt O’Brien and Joseph Pisani. SENT: 820 words, photos.

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

WASHINGTON _ President Donald Trump will argue to the nation Tuesday night that a “crisis” at the U.S.-Mexico border requires the long and invulnerable wall he’s demanding before ending a partial government shutdown that has hundreds of thousands of federal workers fearing missed paychecks on Friday. By Matthew Daly, Catherine Lucey and Jill Colvin. SENT: 1,250 words, photos, video. UPCOMING: Updates.

With:

_ AP EXPLAINS-TRUMP-SHUTDOWN: The Trump administration is weighing using a national emergency declaration to circumvent Congress and the budget stalemate and force construction of the president’s long-promised southern border wall. By Jill Colvin. SENT: 940 words, photos.

_SHUTDOWN-BORDER REALITY: The debate raging in Washington largely overlooks the reality on the border — where issues are not easily solved by a barrier. By Colleen Long. SENT: 880 words, photos.

SPORTS:

HKN--RANGERS-GOLDEN KNIGHTS

LAS VEGAS _ The New York Rangers visit the Golden Knights.

BKC--UNLV--NEW MEXICO

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. _ UNLV plays New Mexico at Dreamstyle Arena.

BKC--T25-TOP 25 THIS WEEK

No. 15 North Carolina State has been one of college basketball’s biggest surprises. The Wolfpack faces one of their toughest tests this week, playing in-state rival North Carolina. By Basketball Writer John Marshall. UPCOMING: 700 words.

FBN--BEHIND THE CALL

The NFL’s wild weekend of wild-card games demonstrated that even in this age of the up-tempo offense, defense still dominates in the playoffs and it often comes down to a toe, a few fingers or even a 40-year-old hamstring. By Pro Football Writer Arnie Stapleton.

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