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BC-AZ--Arizona News Coverage Advisory, AZ

March 11, 2019

Good morning. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Arizona.

Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Phoenix bureau at 602-258-8934 or aparizona@ap.org.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. All times are Mountain unless specified otherwise. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

TOP STORIES:

NATIVE AMERICAN CHILD WELFARE

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. _ A federal law that gives preference to Native American families in foster care and adoption proceedings involving Native American children is facing the most significant legal challenge since it was enacted more than 40 years ago. By Felicia Fonseca. SENT: 1,000 words.

INCAPACITATED WOMAN-BIRTH-FACILITY SHOOTING

PHOENIX _ Police say a shooting has occurred outside a long-term care facility in Phoenix where an incapacitated woman was raped last year. Authorities say one person was detained at the scene Monday. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words by noon.

IN BRIEF:

_ARIZONA STORM _ Rain and snow are expected to hit northern Arizona through Wednesday.

_PHOENIX POLICE SHOOTING _ Authorities say a man has been fatally shot after allegedly pointing a gun at a Phoenix police officer.

SPORTS

HKN--COYOTES-BLACKHAWKS

CHICAGO _ The Arizona Coyotes visit the Chicago Blackhawks. By Jordan Cohen. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos.

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