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AP-AK--Alaska News Coverage Advisory, AK

November 14, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 9 a.m.

DEATH AND DISAPPEARANCE-CITIES

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A new report analyzing police data and media reports finds hundreds of cases of missing and murdered Native American women in more than a dozen U.S. cities, where advocates say law enforcement frequently fails to adequately track or identify the cases. U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and representatives of the Seattle-based Urban Indian Health Institute plan to review the report’s findings Wednesday at a news conference in Washington. By Mary Hudetz. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated.

OHIO FAMILY KILLED

WAVERLY, Ohio — Prosecuting an Ohio family of four arrested in the gruesome slayings of eight people from another family could take years to conclude, a county prosecutor said as the first break in the more than 2-year-old case was announced. By Angie Wang And Andrew Welsh-Huggins. SENT: 760 words.

AP Photos NYDD201, PAJL101, NYDD202, NYD203, NYDD204, NYDD205, OHJM110, OHJM109, OHJM108, OHJM107, OHJM106, OHJM105, OHJM104, OHJM102, OHJM103, OHJM101.

AROUND ALASKA:

ALCOHOL TAX-ANCHORAGE

ANCHORAGE — Anchorage’s mayor has proposed asking voters to approve a 5-percent sales tax on alcohol that could support services to address homelessness and substance abuse. SENT: 225 words.

KODIAK SPACEPORT-VECTOR LAUNCH

KODIAK — Vector Launch Inc. is planning a commercial rocket launch at the Pacific Spaceport Complex, its first launch at the Alaska facility. SENT: 270 words.

IN BRIEF:

— HOTEL PARKING LOT SHOOTING — Anchorage police have released the name of the man killed in a hotel parking lot near the city’s largest airport.

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If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apanchorage@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Exchange and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

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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