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AP-UT--Utah News Coverage Advisory, UT

July 6, 2018

Good morning. Here’s an early look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Utah.

Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to Brady McCombs at 801-322-3405 or bmccombs@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 Mountain.

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

UTAH WILDFIRES

SALT LAKE CITY — A wind-fueled wildfire burning through bone-dry vegetation near a popular fishing lake in Utah has burned about 90 structures, closed a stretch of highway and scuttled holiday and summer plans for countless people whose cabins are in the blaze’s path. By Brady McCombs. SENT: 660 words, AP Photos. Will be Updated.

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WESTERN WILDFIRES

DENVER — An erratic wildfire charging through extremely dry land in the heart of Colorado ski country destroyed three homes and forced people to flee, authorities said Thursday. By Colleen Slevin. SENT: 875 words, AP Photos. AP Video. Will be Updated.

With: WESTERN WILDFIRES-THE LATEST.

TRUMP-SUPREME COURT

WASHINGTON — The list of contenders to fill a Supreme Court vacancy by retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy is narrowing, with President Donald Trump telling reporters that he’s focused on two or three people ahead of his Monday announcement. By Catherine Lucey and Lisa Mascaro. SENT: 1215 words, AP Photos.

SPORTS:

BBO--ALL-STAR PICKS

NEW YORK — Now that fan voting is finished, it’s a good time to take a hard look at All-Star Game selections. Which players are worthy of participating July 17 in Washington, and who gets left out? By Baseball Writer Mike Fitzpatrick. SENT: 1200 words, AP Photos.

SOC--SOUTHGATE’S VEST

MOSCOW — England manager Gareth Southgate has become the World’s Cup style icon, single-handedly re-popularizing vests as he tries to win his nation’s first title since 1966. By Ronald Blum. UPCOMING: 700 words, AP Photos by 3 p.m.

SOC--WCUP-CROATIA-SHADOW OF ’98

SOCHI, Russia — Twenty years ago, Croatia made its World Cup debut with a result that happened only once previously in the tournament’s history and has never been topped. By Sports Writer Tim Booth. SENT: 720 words, AP Photos.

SOC--WCUP-ENGLAND-PEP EFFECT

SAMARA, Russia — The Pep effect is back for a third World Cup. Titles for Spain in 2010 and Germany in 2014 were attributed partly to Pep Guardiola’s influence on Barcelona and Bayern Munich, whose players filled six starting spots in each final. By Sports Writer Steve Douglas. SENT: 790 words, AP Photo.

SOC--WCUP-CHASING FONTAINE

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Harry Kane can forget about Just Fontaine. Sixty years on, Fontaine’s record of 13 goals in a single World Cup still looks unbeatable. By Sports Writer Jerome Pugmire. SENT: 760 words, AP Photos.

AP Photos.

IN BRIEF:

— SMOKE SHOP STABBING — Authorities in Salt Lake City have filed an assault charge against a 40-year-old man who they say stabbed someone outside a downtown smoke shop.

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