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BC-UT--Utah News Coverage Advisory, UT

January 17, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

TOP STORIES:

AMUSEMENT PARK OVERSIGHT

SALT LAKE CITY _ A state lawmaker plans to again propose legislation this session that would add state oversight of amusement parks in Utah, one of only six states that doesn’t have a state agency assigned to keep tabs on amusement park. SENT: 270 words.

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN-WILDFIRES

PORTLAND, Ore. _ Just two months after a wildfire wiped out Paradise, California, officials are gearing up for this year’s fire season and fear the government shutdown could make it even more difficult than one of the worst in history. By Gillian Flaccus. SENT: 830 words, photos.

SPORTS

BKC--TEXAS RIO GRANDE VALLEY-UTAH VALLEY

OREM, Utah _ Texas Rio Grande Valley plays Utah Valley at UCCU Center.

BKC--IDAHO STATE-WEBER STATE

OGDEN, Utah _ Idaho State plays Weber State at Dee Events Center.

BKC--BYU-PEPPERDINE

MALIBU, Calif. _ BYU plays Pepperdine at Firestone Fieldhouse.

BKC--PORTLAND STATE-SOUTHERN UTAH

CEDAR CITY, Utah _ Portland State plays Southern Utah at America First Event Center.

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