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AP-AZ--Arizona News Digest, AZ

September 22, 2018

Good evening. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Arizona.

Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Phoenix bureau at 602-258-8934 or aparizona@ap.org.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. All times are Mountain unless specified otherwise.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

TOP STORIES:

ELECTION 2018-CONGRESS-GOSAR

Six siblings of U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar have urged voters to cast their ballots against the Arizona Republican in November in an unusual political ad sponsored by the rival candidate. Gosar says the out-of-state relatives are disgruntled leftists who put ideology before family. SENT: 400 words.

MORMON CHURCH-SEXUAL ABUSE LAWSUIT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Four Native Americans who claimed they were sexually abused while enrolled in a now-defunct Mormon church foster program decades ago filed paperwork to dismiss their cases after reaching financial settlements. Allegations have been made against the church by more than a dozen tribal members from the Navajo Nation and Crow Tribe of Montana. By Felicia Fonseca. With AP Photos. SENT: 600 words.

IN BRIEF:

—DEAD COWS: Lab tests have not shed any light on what led to the deaths of two dozen cows in the Heber and Overgaard area.

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