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AP-NV--Nevada News Advisory, NV

September 24, 2018

Good morning. Here’s an updated 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

GRAND CANYON STUNTS

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — At the end of the 1991 movie “Thelma & Louise,” the two leading ladies — fugitives cornered by authorities in the Grand Canyon — decide against surrendering and instead drive off a cliff. One of cinema’s most iconic endings wasn’t filmed in the national park in Arizona, but not for lack of trying. By Felicia Fonseca and Terry Tang. SENT: 960 words, AP Photos.

ZION-ZINKE

ZION NATIONAL PARK, Utah — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will be at Zion National Park Monday to draw attention to a maintenance backlog at national parks, the Spectrum newspaper reports. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: About 300 words.

ELECTION 2018-MICHELLE OBAMA

LAS VEGAS — Former first lady Michelle Obama held a campaign-style rally in Las Vegas on Sunday to urge Nevadans to register to vote and cast ballots this fall, warning them that sitting out means someone else will make decisions for them. “We get the leaders we vote for. We get the policies we vote for. And when we don’t vote, that’s when we wind up with government of, by and for other people,” Obama told about 2,000 people inside a high school gymnasium. By Michelle L. Price. SENT: 470 words, AP Photos.

IN BRIEF:

— PEOPLE-CELINE DION — Celine Dion has announced she will be ending her Las Vegas residency next year.

— ZION NATIONAL PARK-FLOODED TRAIL REOPENS — Zion National Park has reopened the trail to one of its most popular hiking destinations for the first time since flood waters ravaged the southwestern Utah canyon in July.

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