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AP-NV--Nevada News Coverage Advisory, NV

September 5, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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MIDTERMS-MICHELLE OBAMA

WASHINGTON — Michelle Obama will headline voter registration rallies in Las Vegas and Miami later this month during a week of action to encourage voting for the November elections by a nonpartisan organization she co-chairs, organizers said Wednesday. The former first lady is hosting the Las Vegas event on Sept. 23 and the Miami rally on Sept. 28, said Stephanie Young, communications director for When We All Vote. By Darlene Superville. SENT: 430 words.

MUSIC-LATIN GRAMMYS-MANA

NEW YORK — Mexican rock band Mana will be honored as Person of the Year 2018 by the Latin Recording Academy on the eve of the Latin Grammys. The winner of six Latin Grammys and four Grammy Awards will be recognized for its achievements and contributions to the Latin community and its support of the preservation and protection of the environment and human rights. By Sigal Ratner-Arias. SENT: 130 words, AP Photos. Will be expanded.

SPORTS

WATCHING FOOTBALL ONLINE

The NFL season starts Thursday, and the good news for fans is that it’s going to be much easier to watch pro games online this year. The league is finally dropping a requirement that viewers sign in via a cable or satellite subscription, a bid to greatly expand its online audience at a time when TV ratings are are forecast to keep declining. By Anick Jesdanun. UPCOMING: 600 words by 10 a.m., photos.

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