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AP-NV--Nevada News Digest, NV

July 14, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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


RENO, Nev. — The Burning Man countercultural festival says it won’t install fences around major burns at this year’s event in the northern Nevada desert, a year after the death of a man who ran into flames of a towering wooden effigy. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Longer version.



WASHINGTON — The separation of families at the U.S.-Mexico border caught the attention of the world and prompted mass outrage, but it only tells a small part of the story surrounding the Trump administration’s immigration policy. In reality, the government is working to harden the system on multiple fronts to curb immigration, carving a path around various court rulings to do so. The administration is seeking to lock up families indefinitely, expand detention space and tighten asylum rules and apply more scrutiny to green card applications. By Colleen Long and Amy Taxin. SENT: 1,360 words, photos.


PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. homeland security secretary said on Saturday there are no signs that Russia is targeting this year’s midterm elections with the same “scale or scope” as it targeted the 2016 presidential election. By Geoff Mulvhill. SENT: 860 words, photos.



LAS VEGAS — The centerpiece no-limit Texas Hold ’em main event of the World Series of Poker is down to the final three players. One of the men will take home $8.8 million and a gold bracelet when the famed tournament wraps up Saturday in Las Vegas. By Regina Garcia Cano. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Play starts at 5:30 PDT.


LAS VEGAS — Play continues at the Las Vegas NBA summer league. The six-game Saturday schedule includes: Pistons-Bulls, Cavaliers-Rockets, Raptors-Hornets, Heat-Celtics, 76ers-Bucks, Grizzlies-Jazz. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos. Games start at 4 EDT.



GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — A retired ice hockey professional and a U.S. Navy veteran are teaming up with Suicide Prevention Network to launch a new support group for people suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Clint Malarchuk and Aaron Rasavage of Gardnerville both suffer from PTSD and wanted others suffering to know they are not alone. “We both still struggle with it so we wanted to broadcast it like ‘hey, you don’t have to do this alone,’” said Rasavage. By Sarah Drinkwine. The Record-Courier. SENT: 515 words, AP Photos planned.

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