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AP-NV--Nevada News Coverage Advisory, NV

September 26, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

GUNS-STATE LEGISLATURES

A 50-state AP analysis of all gun legislation passed this year in state legislatures finds the back-to-back shooting tragedies in Las Vegas and Parkland, Fla., were not the legislative turning point gun-control supporters had hoped they would be. By Ryan J. Foley. SENT: 1,930 words, photos. Moved in advance.

With:

— GUNS-STATE LEGISLATURES-BUMP STOCKS: Even President Donald Trump promised to ban bump stock devices after last year’s massacre in Las Vegas, the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The federal government has failed to do since then, and action by the states has been only sporadic. The devices allow AR-style weapons to mimic fully automatic fire and were little known before being employed by the Las Vegas gunman. By Lisa Marie Pane. SENT: 440 words, photo. Moved in advance.

HUNTING GRIZZLIES-ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT

BILLINGS, Mont. — A judge’s ruling that blocked planned grizzly bear hunts in two Western states is forcing the U.S. government to reconsider its piecemeal approach to restoring bruins in the region — and carries even greater political implications amid a push by Republicans in Congress for sweeping changes to the Endangered Species Act. By Matthew Brown. SENT: 600 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing from congressional hearings.

IN BRIEF:

— MED TECH-SPARKS FACILITY: A California-based medical device company has announced plans to move its U.S. operations from the San Francisco Bay area to a facility in northern Nevada that’s expected to bring 200 jobs to the Reno-Sparks area.

SPORTS:

FBC-T25-COLLEGE FOOTBALL PICKS

Playoff implications in the last week of September. Two top-10 matchups highlight the college football weekend. By College Football Writer Ralph D. Russo. UPCOMING: 900 words, with photos, by noon.

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