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BC-AK--Alaska News Coverage Advisory, AK

May 28, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

SUPREME COURT-ARCTIC MAN

WASHINGTON _ The Supreme Court is ruling against an Alaska resident in a case that affects people arrested by law enforcement officers who want to sue and claim their arrest was retaliation for something they said or wrote. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated.

AROUND THE STATE:

ALASKA-BAY RENAMING

JUNEAU _ State lawmakers have endorsed an Alaska Native tribe’s effort to change the name of Saginaw Bay to Skanax Bay. SENT: 250 words.

ALASKA-ANCHORAGE CEMETERY

ANCHORAGE _ The Anchorage public cemetery may run out of burial space within the next eight years, officials said. SENT: 235 words.

IN BRIEF:

_ RAINY ANCHORAGE _ Alaska’s largest city has set a record for rain in May.

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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.

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