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BC-NV--Nevada News Coverage Advisory, NV

March 22, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

TOP STORIES:

GUN CONTROL-NEVADA

LAS VEGAS _ Four rural Nevada counties are joining a “Second Amendment sanctuary” drive that has grown in sheriff’s offices and statehouses in several Western U.S. states. Commissioners in Lyon County on Thursday followed counterparts in Nye, Douglas and Elko counties voting to tell the state Legislature they believe gun owners should be free to share or sell weapons without having to undergo strict new background checks. By Ken Ritter. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version.

ICYMI: KIRSTEN GILLEBRAND

LAS VEGAS — Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand pitched her ideas Thursday to improve the asylum process while touring a law clinic at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas that helps immigrants with legal matters. By Michelle L. Price. SENT: 300 words, photos.

SPORTS:

BKC--NCAA-TIPPING OFF

The spotlight of the NCAA Tournament shifts to Zion Williamson and No. 1 overall seed Duke. Along with the other 31 teams playing in first-round games Friday. By Basketball Writer Dave Skretta. UPCOMING: 870 words, photos by 4 a.m.

BKW--NCAA-TIPPING OFF

NEW YORK — It’s going to be tough to top last season’s NCAA women’s tournament after one of the most exciting Final Four in the sports’ history. By Doug Feinberg. SENT: 590 words, photos.

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