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AP-UT--Utah News Coverage Advisory, UT

August 8, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



SALT LAKE CITY - A candidate for a new, moderate third-party is bringing a trove of cash and some Mormon humor to a northern Utah congressional race. By Lindsay Whitehurst. UPCOMING: 400 words, photos.


INMATE MEDICAL COSTS: The Utah County jail will get a $1 million influx to pay for the ballooning medical expenses of a man who case highlighted the struggle to pay for inmate health care.

CONGRESS-LOVE-OFFICE HOURS: U.S. Rep. Mia Love will hold open office hours to hear from people in her district for up to 10 minutes at a time on Wednesday.

AMERICAN INDIAN-CHILD WELFARE: A federal appeals court has dismissed a challenge to a law that gives preference to American Indian families in adoptions of Native children.

POWER PLANT CLOSURE: The Republican nominee for New Mexico governor says if he is elected he will work to prevent the closure of coal-fired power plants in the Four Corners area.



Stanford running back Bryce Love’s decision to return for his senior season instantly made the 2017 Heisman Trophy runner-up a front-runner in this year’s race. Here’s a breakdown of a few top preseason contenders for several of college football’s major individual awards. By Steve Megargee. UPCOMING; 800 words, with photos, expected by 10 a.m.


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