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BC-AK--Alaska News Coverage Advisory, AK

May 7, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 8:30 a.m.



JUNEAU _ The Alaska court system is working to switch to electronic filing, with goals of reducing workloads, eliminating delays and improving access to records. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words by 10 a.m.


ANCHORAGE _ Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson says he overcame any thoughts of embarrassment and pushed a call button seeking help from a flight attendant when he suspected he was having a heart attack on an airplane.

SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words by 10 a.m. AP Photo.


_ CORRECTIONAL FARM ESCAPE _ An escaped prisoner who eluded capture for nearly a month has been arrested by Alaska State Troopers at a cabin in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough.


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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