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AP-AK--Alaska News Coverage Advisory, AK

November 27, 2018

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Alaska. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Anchorage bureau at 800-770-7549 or at apanchorage@ap.org. News Editor Mark Thiessen can be reached at 907-272-7549 or mthiessen@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 and digests will keep you up to date.

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

Alaska at 8:30 a.m.

OF ALASKA INTEREST:

TRUMP-ENERGY BOARD

WASHINGTON — A Senate committee has approved the Trump administration’s nominee for the top federal energy board after a video surfaced showing him declaring that renewable energy “screws up” the nation’s electrical grid. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, says she believes Bernard McNamee can be objective. By Ellen Knickmeyer. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated.

ACROSS THE STATE:

TEEN KILLED-TRIAL

ANCHORAGE — The trial has started for an Alaska teenager accused in the killing of a 16-year-old boy near Palmer. SENT: 250 words.

ANCHORAGE JUNKYARD-CLEANUP

ANCHORAGE — Anchorage crews have hauled away hundreds of thousands of pounds of junk from a property in Bear Valley as part of the city’s efforts of address neighborhood blight. SENT: 215 words.

IN BRIEF:

— HIT-AND-RUN FATAL-WASILLA — A 33-year-old woman died when she was struck as she walked along a rural Wasilla road.

— PROBATION OFFICER ARREST — A probation officer employed by the Department of Corrections faces felony charges for a suspected sexual relationship with a man under department supervision.

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If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apanchorage@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Exchange and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Alaska and other states. The Marketplace is accessible on the left navigational pane of the AP Exchange home page, near the bottom. For both national and state, you can click “All” or search for content by topics such as education, politics and business.

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