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BC-NV--Nevada Coverage Advisory, NV

January 10, 2019

Good morning. Here’s a 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



LAS VEGAS _ Nevada’s two newest Supreme Court justices are women, and their swearings-in this week marked a shift to a female majority on the state’s highest court. Ceremonies on Thursday in Las Vegas will mark the addition of former Nevada Court of Appeals Judge Abbi Silver and former Clark County District Judge Elissa Cadish to the seven-member court. They’ll join returning justices Kristina Pickering and Lidia Stiglich to bring to four the number of women on the seven-member court. By Ken Ritter. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version.


LAS VEGAS _ Robots are becoming increasingly useful in industrial and warehouse settings but have had a harder time finding roles in everyday life, with notable exceptions like robotic vacuum cleaners and consumer drones. But you wouldn’t know it from the array of walking, talking and ping-pong-playing robots at the CES gadget show in Las Vegas. By Matt O’Brien and Joseph Pisani. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos.


_ GADGET SHOW-GROWING UP DIGITAL: There’s a slew of new gadgets _ from artificially intelligent baby monitors to internet-connected breast pumps _ that are designed to make life a little bit easier for harried parents. But some come with trade-offs.. UPCOMING: 600 words.



LAS VEGAS _ The San Jose Sharks visit the Vegas Golden Knights.


NEW YORK — The Associated Press polled a panel of WNBA coaches and general managers for a mock draft of the two rounds this spring. Panelists were limited to college seniors and eligible foreign players, and they could not offer a pick for their own team. While last season there was a clear-cut No. 1 in A’ja Wilson, there is no consensus top pick this year. The top three picks remained the same from the first mock draft with Teaira McCowan, Asia Durr and Kalani Brown going 1-2-3. By Doug Feinberg. SENT: 1,000 words, photos.


The Eagles have St. Nick, who hasn’t failed them in the most clutch situations. But New Orleans has a whole bunch of Saints. By Pro Football Writer Barry Wilner. UPCOMING: 600 words, graphic, by 5 p.m. EST.


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