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BC-AZ--Arizona Coverage Advisory, AZ

May 6, 2019

Good morning. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Arizona.

Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Phoenix bureau at 602-258-8934 or aparizona@ap.org.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. All times are Mountain unless specified otherwise. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

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FALLEN OFFICERS MEMORIALS

PHOENIX _ The Arizona Department of Public Safety plans to honor the latest state trooper to die in the line of duty at its annual memorial ceremony for fallen officers. Gov. Doug Ducey and DPS Col. Frank Milstead will speak at Monday morning’s event. The ceremony at DPS headquarters will add a plaque for 24-year-old Tyler Edenhofer to those memorializing 29 other troopers who have been killed on the job since 1958. By Bob Christie. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 400 words following ceremony.

IN BRIEF:

_MARINE-DROWNING-NORTH CAROLINA _ Authorities on the North Carolina coast say a Camp Lejeune Marine from Arizona has drowned.

_PHOENIX CAR CRASH _ The Phoenix Fire Department says one person died, three people are in critical condition and three other people are in serious condition after an accident on the city’s south side.

_GLENDALE-FATAL SHOOTING _ Police in Glendale say they are searching for a suspect after a man was fatally shot.

SPORTS

BBO--DIAMONDBACKS-RAYS

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. _ The Tampa Bay Rays begin a six-game homestand, sending reigning AL Cy Young winner Blake Snell to the mound against right-hander Merrill Kelly and the Arizona Diamondbacks. By Fred Goodall. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos.

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