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BC-NV--Nevada News Coverage Advisory, NV

September 25, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

GOVERNMENT WORKERS-PAID TIME OFF

LAS VEGAS — Financial reports or Nevada’s show taxpayers in Nevada’s two largest counties owe almost $610 million to public employees who haven’t used their sick and vacation time, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported. UPCOMING: 450 words.

GUNS-STATE LEGISLATURES

An Associated Press review of gun legislation passed across the country this year finds that states mostly reverted to predictable and partisan form, even after the Las Vegas strip massacre and the Florida high school shooting. By Ryan Foley. SENT: 1,930 words, photos. Moving in advance FOR RELEASE WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2018, AT 3:01 A.M. EDT.

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— GUNS-BUMP STOCKS: There were growing calls to ban bump stock devices in the immediate aftermath of the mass shooting on the Las Vegas strip. Some succeeded, but others did not. State legislatures dominated by Republicans have mostly resisted the change. The federal government has been studying possible action on the rapid-fire devices but has yet to make a formal proposal. By Lisa Marie Pane. SENT: 440 words, photos. Moved in advance FOR RELEASE WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2018, AT 3:02 A.M. EDT.

SPORTS:

HKN--GOLDEN KNIGHTS-THEODORE

Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Shea Theodore ended his holdout Monday night, agreeing to a seven-year contract through the 2024-25 season worth an average annual value of $5.2 million. SENT: 460 words.

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