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AP-AK--Alaska News Coverage Advisory, AK

November 7, 2018

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Alaska. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Anchorage bureau at 800-770-7549 or at apanchorage@ap.org. News Editor Mark Thiessen can be reached at 907-272-7549 or mthiessen@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 and digests will keep you up to date.

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

Alaska at 8:30 a.m.

ELECTION 2018-GOVERNOR-ALASKA

ANCHORAGE —The Alaska governor’s race remained officially too close to call but Republican Mike Dunleavy claimed victory. UPCOMING: 600 words by 6 p.m. By Becky Bohrer.

AROUND ALASKA:

ALASKA MARIJUANA

JUNEAU — Alaska’s marijuana industry is continuing to grow, according to tax figures from the Alaska Department of Revenue. Some 119 taxpayers paid $1.5 million to the state in September, the department said in its monthly update. SENT: 170 words.

TEACHER WALKOUT

ANCHORAGE — Hundreds of teachers in Anchorage staged a walkout during a school board meeting to protest the board’s leadership. SENT: 305 words.

IN BRIEF:

— BEARS KILLED — Sitka police killed two bears that entered a shed and menaced a home.

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If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apanchorage@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Exchange and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Alaska and other states. The Marketplace is accessible on the left navigational pane of the AP Exchange home page, near the bottom. For both national and state, you can click “All” or search for content by topics such as education, politics and business.

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