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AP-UT--Utah News Digest, UT

October 13, 2018

Good afternoon. Here’s an updated look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Utah.

Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Salt Lake City bureau at 801-322-3405 or apsaltlake@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 Mountain.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.



SALT LAKE CITY — Some LGBT support groups are raising concerns about a Mormon church leader’s talk reaffirming opposition to same-sex marriage as well as the belief that gender is eternal. UPCOMING: About 250 words.


— UTAH FUGITIVES-ARREST: A Utah couple who fled the state after the man was accused of killing the woman’s toddler was arrested at a home in Washington state.

— DOUBLE KILLING-MISSING BODIES: A 29-year-old Smithfield man charged with killing his girlfriend and her toddler son and hiding their bodies in 2015 has pleaded not guilty to charges of aggravated murder, obstruction of justice and abuse or desecration of bodies.

— POLICE SHOOTING-OREM: The Orem Police Department says officers fatally shot a knife-wielding man who approached them as they responded to a report of a domestic problem at a home.



SALT LAKE CITY — Tyler Huntley is flashing his familiar gap-toothed smile a lot more often these days. “Man, that was pretty tight,” Huntley said with a wide grin after he threw for two touchdowns, ran for another and caught a 58-yard TD pass, leading Utah past Arizona 42-10 on Friday night. SENT: 710 words, photos.


LOGAN, Utah — UNLV plays Utah State at Merlin Olsen Field at Maverik Stadium. Game starts 2 p.m. MDT.


OGDEN, Utah — Eastern Washington plays Weber State at Stewart Stadium. Game starts 3 p.m. MDT.


CEDAR CITY, Utah — Sacramento State plays Southern Utah at Eccles Coliseum.


Wearable technology has been around the NBA for the past several seasons. It’s not permitted on game nights, and anything specific about processes the 30 teams are using falls into the category of closely guarded secrets. And when it comes to coaches deciding what play to call in the final seconds with a game on the line, it doesn’t seem to have an impact quite yet. But in this information age, NBA teams are desperate for any edge and many are committed to try and turn data into wins. By Basketball Writer Tim Reynolds. SENT: 880 words.


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AP is moving election test reports for the November 6, (Utah) general election starting on Monday, October 8:

Mondays from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. MST, 1-3 p.m. EDT (two hours) and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. MST, 11-3 p.m. EDT (four hours).

Last election test is on Monday, Nov. 5 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. MST, 11-3 p.m. EST, (four hours). No winners will be called during the last test.

These tests are NOT for publication, broadcast or use online. Additional information is available in the election testing advisory found in advisory queues: BC-UT-Utah General Election Testing, Advisory.

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