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BC-NV--Nevada Coverage Advisory, NV

November 9, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



LAS VEGAS — Nevada’s new senator-elect Jacky Rosen meets with reporters to discuss her win Tuesday over incumbent Republican Dean Heller. By Michelle L. Price. UPCOMING: 400 words, photos by 2 p.m. PST.


PARADISE, Calif. — Evacuations have been ordered on the edges of the Northern California city of Chico, which is about 15 miles from a town where thousands of buildings were destroyed by a fast-moving wildfire. By Don Thompson and Jocelyn Gecker. SENT: 975 words, photos.


WASHINGTON —President Donald Trump has issued an order to deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally through the U.S.-Mexico border. The ACLU immediately challenged the plan in court. Trump was spurred in part by caravans of Central American migrants slowly moving north on foot. U.S. laws say anyone coming over the border may claim asylum. By Colleen Long. SENT: 920 words, photos.


SAN DIEGO — President Donald Trump ordered Friday that anyone who enters the U.S. illegally from Mexico by going around official border crossings is ineligible for asylum. By Elliot Spagat. SENT: 780 words.


MEXICO CITY — Thousands of Central American migrants decided to depart Mexico City early Friday and head toward the northern city of Tijuana, opting for the longer but likely safer route to the U.S. border. By Maria Verza and Christopher Sherman. SENT: 850 words, photos.


THOUSAND OAKS, Calif — Some of the survivors of the mass shooting at a Southern California bar were also at the Las Vegas music festival that ended in a massacre last year. Twenty-seven-year-old Telemachus Orfanos was among the 12 killed in Wednesday night’s attack. His mother says he survived Vegas only to die inside Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, less than 10 minutes from his home. Susan Schmidt-Orfanos says she wants Congress to pass gun control so “no one else has a child that doesn’t come home.” By Kathleen Ronayne and Amanda Lee Myers. SENT: 908.




RENO, Nev. — No. 7 Nevada hosts Pacific on Friday night. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. PDT.


WASHINGTON — Devante Smith-Pelly sat in the penalty box in Chicago as fans yelled, “Basketball! Basketball! Basketball!” at him, a sharply embarrassing display last season that grabbed unwanted headlines for a league eager to embrace diversity on and off the ice. As a black hockey player, Smith-Pelly was angry about it but it wasn’t a surprise, not to him. By Hockey Writer Stephen Whyno. SENT: 850 words, file photos, video.


OTTAWA, ONTARIO — William Carrier put Vegas ahead for good after Ottawa rallied from a three-goal deficit, and the Golden Knights beat the Senators 5-3. Jonathan Marchessault, Shea Theodore, Nick Holden and Pierre-Edouard Bellemare also scored for the Golden Knights. Marc-Andre Fleury made 27 saves. Matt Duchene, Ryan Dzingel and Thomas Chabot scored for the Senators, who fell behind 3-0 late in the second period before coming back to tie it in the third. Craig Anderson stopped 37 shots. SENT: 700 words.


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