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AP-AK--Alaska News Coverage Advisory, AK

August 6, 2018

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 apanchorage@ap.org. News Editor Mark Thiessen can be reached at 907-272-7549 or mthiessen@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 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.

ALASKA-SIGHTSEEING PLANE CRASH

ANCHORAGE — A search resumed Monday for an airplane that crashed on a mountain ridge in Alaska’s Denali National Park. By Dan Joling. SENT: 130 words. Developing. AP Photos.

ALASKA PRIMARY-HOUSE-RUSSIAN IMMIGRANT

JUNEAU — At age 37, Dimitri Shein has already lived the American dream. Born in the Soviet Union, Shein recalls standing in bread lines with his grandfather. After moving to Alaska in the early 1990s, he and his mom, who had married a man in Anchorage, wound up living in a shelter and on public assistance when the marriage soured. By Becky Bohrer And Mark Thiessen.

AP Photos FX901, FX902, FX904, FX905, FX906.

AROUND THE STATE:

MARIJUANA STORE REOPENING

ANCHORAGE — A shuttered Anchorage marijuana shop will reopen after state marijuana regulators said they made a mistake in a previous decision that shut down the store. SENT: 130 words UPCOMING: 200 words by noon.

WILDLAND FIREFIGHTERS

FAIRBANKS — The number of emergency firefighters in Alaska is expected to decrease due to new rules required to join the ranks. SENT: 130 words UPCOMING: 200 words by noon.

IN BRIEF:

— HATCHER PASS DEATH — A Wasilla teenager died after falling in Hatcher Pass.

— ANCHORAGE MOTORCYCLE CRASH — A motorcycle driver was critically injured when the bike struck a guardrail in Anchorage.

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If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apanchorage@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Exchange and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

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.

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