AP-AK--Alaska News Coverage Advisory, AK
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. News Editor Mark Thiessen can be reached at 907-272-7549 or email@example.com.
A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday that “nobody’s going to beat” Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska despite her opposition to Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination. In an interview with The Associated Press, McConnell disputed President Donald Trump’s prediction that Alaskans “will never forgive” Murkowski and that she’ll “never recover” politically after bucking her party on Kavanaugh. Murkowski voted against advancing Kavanaugh’s nomination and “present” on the final vote. By Julie Pace, Lisa Mascaro And Laurie Kellman. SENT: 340 words.
AP Photos DCCK201, DCCK104, DCCK205.
ALYESKA RESORT SALE
ANCHORAGE — A ski resort near Anchorage has agreed to sell its properties to a Canada-based hospitality company. SENT: 220 words.
KODIAK SPACEPORT-ROCKET LAUNCH
KODIAK — California-based Astra Space Inc. has scheduled a commercial rocket launch at the Pacific Spaceport Complex on Kodiak Island. SENT: 275 words.
— MOTORCYCLE CRASH — Alaska State Troopers have released the name of a Fairbanks teenager seriously injured in a motorcycle crash.
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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.