AP-UT--Utah News Coverage Advisory - 8:30 am, UT
Good morning. Here’s an early look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Utah.
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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
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CIVIL ASSET FORFEITURE
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah police seized $2.2 million in cash last year from people under a law allowing authorities to take someone’s property even if a person isn’t charged or convicted of a crime, a state report shows. By Julian Hattem. UPCOMING: About 400 words by 12 p.m.
STREET GANG-NAVAJO COMMUNITY
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — A Navajo Nation community where authorities say a gang used a steam corned business as a front for drug trafficking says it’s not quite at rest after gang members were arrested. Residents of Lukachukai say they want law enforcement to remain vigilant about criminal activity and keep the community near the Arizona-New Mexico border informed. By Felicia Fonseca. UPCOMING: 900 words by 2 p.m.
DENVER — Officials have ordered more people to evacuate a western Colorado wildfire and shut down a Utah highway threatened by flames as crews battle massive blazes across the Western United States in high heat. SENT: 130 words, photos. UPCOMING: 500 words by 3 p.m.
— UTAH WILDFIRES — A growing Utah wildfire near a popular fishing reservoir has forced the closure of U.S. Highway 40.
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