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BC-NV--Nevada News Digest, NV

March 9, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

TOP STORIES:

WILD HORSE PASTURES

CHEYENNE, Wyo. _ The U.S. government is seeking more pastures for thousands of wild horses that have overpopulated Western ranges. Landowners interested in hosting large numbers of rounded-up wild horses on their property can now apply with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. By Mead Gruver. SENT: 840 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

_ PEDESTRIANS STRUCK-FATALITY: Las Vegas police say a 20-year-old man suspected of being impaired was arrested after his car went off a street and crashed into a bus stop, killing one person and injuring two others.

_ SECURITY GUARD KILLED: North Las Vegas police say they hope the public can provide information leading to a suspect in the killing of a security guard who was found shot in his vehicle at a construction site.

_ MOTORCYCLE CHASE-FATAL CRASH: Authorities say a man who was the subject of police pursuits in southwestern Utah was found dead four days later, killed in a motorcycle crash in nearby northwestern Arizona.

EXCHANGE: FALSELY ACCUSED FOREVER

A Las Vegas man is trying to recover his reputation after his name and photo were distributed by police following his arrest for a crime he did not commit. An online search for Jesus Carvajal immediately yields news articles that identify him as a suspect in sexual assaults in which the perpetrator posed as a police officer in downtown Las Vegas. People believe in the news, you tend to believe that, he told the Las Vegas Sun. An AP Member Exchange. For use Saturday, March 9, 2019, and thereafter. SENTL 750 words, photos.

SPORTS:

BKC--UNLV--COLORADO STATE

FORT COLLINS, Colo. _ UNLV plays Colorado State at Moby Arena.

CAR--NASCAR-PHOENIX

AVONDALE, Ariz. — Jimmie Johnson is fighting a cold. It’s the kind of debilitating, in-your-throat cold that makes it painful to swallow, much less go for a run. The seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion tried on a cool morning in the desert but quickly bailed, putting off the resumption of his Boston Marathon training for another day. As if Johnson doesn’t have enough to deal with right now. By Dave Skretta. SENT: 910 words, photos.

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