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AP-AZ--Arizona News Coverage Advisory, AZ

June 12, 2018

Good morning. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Arizona. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Phoenix bureau at 602-258-8934 or aparizona@ap.org.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. All times are Mountain unless specified otherwise.

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



FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The ex-wife of the man suspected of six recent killings in metro Phoenix, the ex-wife’s divorce attorney and the ex-wife’s current husband, a former police officer who reportedly first linked the killing spree to his wife’s former husband, scheduled a news conference Tuesday afternoon in Flagstaff. None have previously spoken publicly about the case. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Updates, photos.


The Supreme Court’s decision upholding Ohio’s method of removing people from voter rolls appears unlikely to have a ripple effect. Ohio followed the most aggressive path among states that have laws targeting inactive voters. By Christina A. Cassidy. SENT: 820 words, photos.


— MURDER-LIFE SENTENCE: A gang member in Sacaton has been sentenced to life in prison for a 2014 fatal shooting.

— NAVAJO CODE TALKER: Samuel Tom Holiday, one of the last surviving Navajo Code Talkers, died Monday in southern Utah.

— COLORADO WILDFIRES: Colorado’s San Juan National Forest is closed to the public to try to prevent another catastrophic wildfire in the extremely dry U.S. Southwest.



PHOENIX — The Diamondbacks host the Pirates. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos.


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