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AP-AK--Alaska News Coverage Advisory, AK

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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


ANCHORAGE — Alaska Gov.-elect Mike Dunleavy will unveil members of his incoming cabinet during a news conference. UPCOMING: 350 words by 6 p.m. By Becky Bohrer. AP photos.


ANCHORAGE — New state House and Senate leadership members are expected to be announced Thursday after Tuesday’s election. UPCOMING: 500 words by 6 p.m. By Becky Bohrer. AP photos.



ANCHORAGE — Residents have proposed ideas to transform the site of a former hospital in Anchorage. Suggestions include housing, businesses and a solar farm. SENT: 300 words.


ANCHORAGE — Returns for the Alaska Permanent Fund were less than desirable for the first quarter of the 2019 fiscal year, ending with a balance of more than $63.9 billion, officials said. SENT: 250 words.


— CREDIT UNION ROBBERY-CONVICTION — A 23-year-old Anchorage man has been convicted of robbing a city credit union.

— SEWARD CEMETERY-INMATES — Alaska inmates have spruced up an historic Seward cemetery for nearly 20 years and are now trying their hand at making headstones.


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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