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AP-NV--Nevada News Coverage Advisory, NV

September 28, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



Already connected by a love of country music, Las Vegas shooting survivors are embracing “Country Strong” as mantra for their tight-knit, supportive community. A year after the mass shooting at the Route 91 festival, country music fans have become family. By Kristin M. Hall. SENT: 1,550 words, photos, video.


DETROIT — Tesla without Elon Musk must at the wheel? To many of the electric car maker’s customers and investors that would be unthinkable. But that’s what government securities regulators now want to see. The Securities and Exchange Commission has asked a federal court to oust Musk as Tesla’s chairman and CEO, alleging he committed securities fraud with false statements about plans to take the company private. By Tom Krisher and Alexandra Olson. SENT: 1,240 words, photo.


— POLICE SHOOTING-RENO: Authorities say Reno police fatally shot a man after he disregarded commands and drove a pickup toward officers as police responded to family disturbance incidents involving him.

— RENO BURGLARIES-MIDTOWN REWARD: Secret Witness is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of suspects in a series of burglaries at commercial businesses in the Midtown area south of the downtown casino district.


CARSON CITY, Nev. — The head of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development says Nevada has made huge progress since 2011. “We’ve seen so much improvement it’s hard to pinpoint what are the things that got us in the right direction,” Paul Anderson told the Northern Nevada Development Authority’s annual progress report breakfast meeting at the Carson Nugget. “If you think about it, we were in 2011 at the top of all the wrong lists.” Things are different now, he said. By Geoff Duran, Nevada Appeal. SENT: 430 words.



It’s been four weeks since we’ve had a matchup between teams ranked in the top 10. This week we get two, with No. 4 Ohio State visiting No. 9 Penn State and No. 7 Stanford at No. 8 Notre Dame. By College Football Writer Eric Olson. 600 words, photos.


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