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AP-AK--Alaska News Coverage Advisory, AK

May 15, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

OF ALASKA INTEREST:

AIRPORT SHOOTING-FLORIDA

MIAMI — An Alaska man charged with killing five people and wounding six in a shooting rampage at a Florida airport has been found mentally competent and is scheduled to plead guilty later this month. SENT: 130 words.

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AROUND THE STATE:

TEEN KILLED-TRIAL

ANCHORAGE — One of four young men charged with murder in the 2016 death of a classmate has gone to trial. SENT: 205 words.

ROCKET LAUNCH-RETRY

KODIAK — A rocket launch from the Pacific Spaceport Complex in Kodiak had to be canceled. SENT: 190 words.

IN BRIEF:

— BODY RECOVERED — The state medical examiner will attempt to identify a body found along a river in rural southwest Alaska.

— JUNEAU FATAL — A 23-year-old Juneau woman died when she was struck by a pickup as she walked along the Glacier Highway.

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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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