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BC-UT--Utah News Digest, UT

May 27, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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TOP STORIES:

ELDER ABUSE

SALT LAKE CITY _ Utah officials say they are receiving more complaints about abuse of vulnerable and elderly residents as those over 65 become the fastest-growing age group in the state. The Deseret News reports that allegations of elder abuse reported to Utah Adult Protective Services have increased 40 percent between 2014 and 2017. The reports detail financial, physical and sexual exploitation of older people in long-term care facilities and their private homes. SENT: 341 words.

NAVAJO NATION TREATY

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. _ A 150-year-old document that allowed Navajos to return to their homeland in the Four Corners region where Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Colorado meet is destined for a permanent home at the tribe’s museum. A tribal legislative committee is expected to vote Tuesday to accept an original copy of the 1868 treaty with the U.S. government. The treaty had been in an early 19th century home in Massachusetts but was widely believed to have been missing. By Felicia Fonseca. SENT: 800 words with photos.

IN BRIEF:

_ MISSING UTAH GIRL: The Utah search for missing 5-year-old girl stretches into a third day

_ FATAL CRASH-WENATCHEE: Utah woman dies in crash near Wenatchee, Washington

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