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AP-AZ--Arizona News Advisory, AZ

September 13, 2018

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. — An arrest warrant has been issued for an Arizona lawmaker who attracted national headlines after a video captured him bragging about driving over 120 mph earlier this year. SENT: 130 words.


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A federal judge has ordered five former residents of a ramshackle New Mexico compound to remain jailed amid accusations that a woman in the group declared herself a prophet while her partner helped train children for potential attacks on schools, law enforcement agencies and other institutions. The ruling came Wednesday, a day after a federal grand jury indicted the group on firearms and conspiracy charges. By Mary Hudetz. SENT: 660 words, photos.


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — There’s no foolproof way to keep information about online interests, browsing and buying habits or other demographics from finding its way into the hands of a data broker, but New Mexico’s top prosecutor is warning parents they should pay closer attention to the games their children are playing on mobile devices. By Susan Montoya Bryan. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos.


— DEPUTY INJURED-THREE ARRESTED: Authorities say three men are in custody after one of the suspects rammed the car of a Pinal County Sheriff’s deputy. SENT: 130 words.

— FATAL BEATING-CHANDLER: The Arizona Supreme Court is set to rule in the case of a man sentenced to death for fatally beating his live-in girlfriend’s 3-year-old daughter. SENT: 130 words.

— FISH ADVISORY: Arizona state environmental officials are warning against consuming certain fish from a lake in Apache County. SENT: 130 words.



DENVER — DJ LeMahieu has found himself in the spotlight even if he doesn’t much care for being in the spotlight. LeMahieu hit a two-run homer off Yoshihisa Hirano in the ninth inning, and the NL West-leading Colorado Rockies rallied to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 on Wednesday night. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos.


LOS ANGELES — As legalized sports gambling rolls across the nation, the people who make sports television are ready to ride the boom with a series of shows explicitly about betting. Fox Sports 1′s “Lock It In” began daily production this week as the first of several planned major-platform shows focused on pointspreads, odds and helping their viewers to make better bets. By Greg Beacham. Moved: 900 words, photos.


Changing coaches didn’t help teams change their losing ways. Teams with a new man in charge went 0-7 in Week 1, the worst start by a group of new head coaches in NFL history. The previous worst was 0-6 in 2001. By Pro Football Writer Rob Maaddi. UPCOMING: 715 words, photos.


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