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AP-UT--Utah News Advisory, UT

September 19, 2018

Good morning. Here’s an updated look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Utah.

Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Salt Lake City bureau at 801-322-3405 or apsaltlake@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 Mountain.

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

TOP STORIES

ELIZABETH SMART KIDNAPPER-PRISON RELEASE

SALT LAKE CITY — A woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart when she was a teenager is set to be released from the Utah state prison Wednesday after 15 years in custody. SENT: 330 words.

AUDIT-SCHOOL FEES

SALT LAKE CITY — A new state audit says Utah schools are charging students excessive and unreasonable dues to participate in sports and extracurricular clubs. UPCOMING: 300 words.

DEATH AND DISAPPEARANCE-NATIVE AMERICANS

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The U.S. Justice Department will double the funding it grants tribes for public safety programs and crime victims as it seeks to tackle the high-rates of violence against Native American women, a top official said. By Mary Hudetz. AP Photos. SENT: 750 words.

ALSO:

— CAR SEAT SAFETY: Utah authorities say more than half of car seats are installed incorrectly, a concerning number given that vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for children under age 13.

— MUSIC MODERNIZATION-SENATE: The way music is licensed and songwriters are compensated for the digital age will be undergoing big changes under a bill making its way through Congress.

SPORTS:

GOLFER KILLED-IOWA

Celia Barquin Arozamena was a top amateur golfer from Spain who was finishing her degree at Iowa State University. Collin Daniel Richards was a former inmate from small town Iowa with a history of violence. Investigators say their contrasting lives intersected in a violent and tragic way when Richards allegedly attacked and stabbed Barquin to death at a golf course on Monday. UPCOMING: 400 words.

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