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AP-UT--Utah Coverage Advisory, UT

November 16, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

TOP STORIES:

TRUMP-MEDAL OF FREEDOM

WASHINGTON — Miriam Adelson is a doctor, philanthropist and humanitarian, but is perhaps best known as the wife of Sheldon Adelson, a Las Vegas casino magnate considered one of the nation’s most powerful Republican donors. She gets to add a new title Friday when President Donald Trump honors her with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Utah Sen. Orin Hatch also is being honored. By Darlene Superville. SENT: 680 words. UPCOMING: Updates, photos.

CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES-PARADISE LOST

PARADISE, Calif. —The residents of Paradise, California, are struggling to make sense of what’s left after fire ripped through their town last week. Nearly 9,000 homes and hundreds of shops and other buildings are gone. The more than 170-year-old town of 27,000 people took just hours to go up in flames. Yet 67-year-old Tom Hurst isn’t giving up. Hurst says when talking about Paradise, “Don’t use the word ‘was,’ use the word ‘is,’ because we ain’t done, we’re just getting restarted.” By Martha Mendoza. SENT: 1,160 words, photos, video.

IN BRIEF:

— WRONG-WAY DRIVER: SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Highway Patrol says a trooper successfully intercepted a wrong-way driver on a Salt Lake City-area freeway early Friday morning.

SPORTS:

BKN--JAZZ-76ERS

PHILADELHPIA — Jimmy Butler makes his home debut with his new team when the 76ers host the Utah Jazz. By Rob Maaddi.

FBC-T25-UTAH STATE-COLORADO STATE PREVIEW

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — No. 14 Utah State won’t be taking reeling Colorado State lightly. The Aggies are trying to win their 10th straight game and stay in front on the West side of the conference standings. They haven’t beaten the Rams in Fort Collins since 2012. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos by 5 p.m. EST.

PHILADEKLHIA — The Utah Jazz visit the Philadelphia 76ers. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos.

FBC--UTAH VALLEY-UTAH STATE

LOGAN, Utah — Utah Valley plays Utah State at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRE-SPORTS

BERKELEY, Calif. — Two men’s basketball games in the Bay Area have been called off because of poor air quality from wildfires in Northern California and the status of the Big Game between Stanford and California is in doubt. SENT: 230 words.

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