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BC-NV--Nevada Coverage Advisory, NV

December 19, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

TOP STORIES

IMMIGRATION-CHILDREN’S SHELTERS

Decades after the U.S. stopped institutionalizing kids because large and crowded orphanages were causing lasting trauma, it is happening again. Confidential data obtained by The Associated Press shows the federal government has placed most of the 14,300 migrant toddlers, children and teens in its care in detention shelters and residential facilities packed with hundreds, or thousands, of children. By Garance Burke and Martha Mendoza. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 1,500 words, photos.

SPORTS:

HKN--AROUND THE NHL

Emphasis on re-signing younger players to lucrative deal is placing a burden on NHL teams in managing the salary cap. The Toronto Maple Leafs are among the teams facing a cap-crunch next year with youngsters Auston Matthews and Mitchell Marner’s contracts expiring. By Hockey Writer John Wawrow. SENT: 1,280 words, photos.

FBN--PRO PICKS

When they meet Saturday night in one of several intriguing games in the penultimate week of the NFL season, the Ravens and Chargers will be chasers. By Sunday night, they could be leaders. By Pro Football Writer Barry Wilner. Upcoming: 600 words, graphic, by 5 p.m. EST.

OLY--SNOW VOLLEYBALL-AMERICANS

When USA Volleyball asked four-time Olympian Lloy Ball to put together a team for a snow volleyball tournament in Moscow this week, the 2008 gold medalist was eager to accept. Never mind that he’s never played on the snow before. By Jimmy Golen. SENT: 1,010 words, photos.

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