AP-AK--Alaska News Coverage Advisory, AK
Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Alaska. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Anchorage bureau at 800-770-7549 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. News Editor Mark Thiessen can be reached at 907-272-7549 or email@example.com.
A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 and digests will keep you up to date.
Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.
Alaska at 8:30 a.m.
JUNEAU — Alaska’s legal marijuana industry has flagged concerns with the current state tax structure, which the industry supported as part of the 2014 legalization effort. By Becky Bohrer. UPCOMING: 600 words by 2 p.m. AP Photo.
AROUND THE STATE:
ALASKA MARIJUANA TESTING
ANCHORAGE — Marijuana testing facilities in Alaska do not produce the same results when testing the strength and potency of the same marijuana products, according to a state report. SENT: 260 words.
ALASKA MILITIA LEADER-APPEAL
FAIRBANKS — The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear the appeal of a former Fairbanks militia leader convicted of conspiring to kill federal officials. SENT: 230 words.
— COOK INLET-DRIFT RIVER TERMINAL — The owner of the Drift River Terminal has applied to permanently shut down the facility.
— SITKA-MISSING AIRPLANE — Alaska State Troopers have released the names of two men killed in a floatplane crash north of Sitka, Alaska.
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MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Alaska and other states. The Marketplace is accessible on the left navigational pane of the AP Exchange home page, near the bottom. For both national and state, you can click “All” or search for content by topics such as education, politics and business.