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BC-UT--Utah News Coverage Advisory, UT

May 7, 2019

Good morning. Here’s an updated 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 the Salt Lake City bureau at 801-322-3405 or apsaltlake@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



CHEYENNE, Wyo. _ A nearly 80-year-old steam locomotive is back on the tracks in the American West to help celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad. Big Boy Number 4014 is one of the world’s biggest and most powerful steam locomotives. It rolled out of a Union Pacific restoration shop in Cheyenne, Wyoming, on Saturday. The giant locomotive will be in Ogden, Utah, this week for an event honoring the 1869 completion of the Transcontinental Railroad. By Mead Gruver. SENT: 680 words, photos. UPCOMING: Video.


_ UTAH-ANTI-ABORTION: A Utah city council is scheduled to consider a declaration of opposition to abortion.



Success for a college football coach is best determined over an extended period of time. Impatient Florida State fans might not want to hear that these days. Willie Taggart will enter Season 2 as Seminoles coach trying to rebound from maybe the worst debut of any of last season’s first-year FBS coaches. Florida State (5-7) missed a bowl game for the first time since 1981. By Ralph D. Russo. SENT: 1,780 words, photos.


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