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AP-UT--Utah Coverage Advisory, UT

November 23, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s most powerful LGBTQ support organization is planning to propose legislation that would ban gay conversion therapy for minors. UPCOMING: 300 words.


SALT LAKE CITY — On weekday mornings, Reid Cornish fills his water bottle, grabs his headphones and in-line skates and sets out. After a quick walk from his parents’ apartment in downtown Salt Lake City, he reaches his parking lot of choice, turns on “The Greatest Showman” soundtrack and begins skating. By Emily Edmonds, Deseret News. SENT: 810 words.



SALT LAKE CITY — Utah had to travel a rocky road to finally claim the school’s first Pac-12 South title. Still, Utah did not stumble before the finish line in November like in past seasons. An immediate challenge for the Utes is surviving an upset bid from in-state rival BYU on Saturday night. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos.


week after its late escape No. 14 Utah State must go on the road one more time and try to win a Mountain West Conference division title. Doing so would mean taking down No. 21 Boise State on Saturday night on the blue turf with the winner taking the Mountain Division title and claiming hosting duties for the conference championship game against Fresno State next week. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: 700 words. By 11 a.m. PST.


LOS ANGELES — LeBron James and the Lakers return home to go for their seventh win in eight games when the host the Utah Jazz. By Greg Beacham. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Starts 7:30 p.m. PST.


LAS VEGAS — Southern Utah plays UNLV at Thomas & Mack Center.


FULLERTON, Calif. — Myles Powell scored a career-high 40 points to lead Seton Hall to an 82-75 first-round win over Grand Canyon in the Wooden Legacy. He tied the tournament record for points in regulation set by James Harden — the NBA’s reigning MVP — of Arizona State in 2008. Powell learned of the distinction with the Houston Rockets’ All-Star while watching Hawaii play Utah in Thursday’s finale of the tournament. By Jill Painter Lopez. SENT: 930 words, photos.


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