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BC-NV--Nevada Coverage Advisory, NV

January 9, 2019

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

Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Las Vegas bureau at (702) 382-7440 or aplasvegas@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 Pacific.

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

TOP STORIES

NEVADA PEAK-NAME CHANGE

RENO, Nev. _ A state board is recommending the name of a mountain peak in Nevada’s Great Basin National Park near the Utah line be changed to honor a native tribe instead of a Confederate leader from the Civil War. By Scott Sonner. UPCOMING: About 550 words by 3 p.m. PST

GADGET SHOW-VIRTUAL REALITY-FAILURE TO LAUNCH

LAS VEGAS _ Once again, virtual reality (and augmented reality) have been touted as the next big thing and once again, they have failed to take off despite high-profile hardware debuts and splashy ad campaigns. Clunky headsets and a lack of compelling VR software has held the industry back. By Mae Anderson. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version, photos.

With:

_ GADGET SHOW-REPORTER’S NOTEBOOK: The Trump administration has some ideas about the future of commercial drones and self-driving technology, but it won’t be sharing them at CES amid an ongoing partial government shutdown.

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN-STATES

OKLAHOMA CITY _ The partial government shutdown is forcing some states to delay approving some new road and bridge construction projects, yet another fallout from the stoppage that has dragged on for nearly three weeks. UPCOMING: 700 words, with photos.

SPORTS:

BKC--SAN JOSE STATE-NEVADA

RENO, Calif. _ San Jose State plays Nevada at Lawlor Events Center.

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