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BC-AZ--Arizona News Coverage Advisory, AZ

January 16, 2019

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

TOP STORIES:

ARPAIO’S AIDE-DISCIPLINE

PHOENIX _ The board that certifies police officers in Arizona is scheduled Wednesday to decide whether to launch a disciplinary case against a top aide to former Sheriff Joe Arpaio for his misconduct in a racial profiling lawsuit. By Jacques Billeaud. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version.

MIGRANT CARAVAN

AGUA CALIENTE, Guatemala _ The latest caravan of Honduran migrants hoping to reach the U.S. has crossed peacefully into Guatemala, under the watchful eyes of about 200 Guatemalan police and soldiers. By Sonia Perez D and Elliot Spagat. SENT: 1,150 words.

IN BRIEF:

_ LIGHT DISPLAY THEFT: Authorities in Prescott Valley say someone last month damaged a popular holiday light display and then stole accompanying equipment.

_ POLICE SHOOTING-PEORIA: Peoria police say an officer shot and wounded an armed suspect who was struggling with an employee inside an auto parts store.

SPORTS

BKN--SHARKS-COYOTES

GLENDALE, Ariz. The San Jose Sharks play the second game of a back to back when they face the Arizona Coyotes. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Starts at 7 p.m. MST.

BKC--PAC-12 THIS WEEK

Match-up between Oregon State and Arizona on Saturday could be for first place in the Pac-12. The Wildcats lead the conference at 4-0 and the Beavers are 3-0 to tie Washington. By John Marshall. SENT: 370 words.

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