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AP-AZ--Arizona News Advisory, AZ

December 3, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. — State officials say spawning nests at a western Arizona lake could be in trouble months after water was released from the dam for maintenance. The Arizona Department of Game and Fish expects to release of a study on impacts to fish in early 2019. UPCOMING: 300 words by 2 p.m.


— HOTEL ROOM SLAYING: Police in Kentucky say a man has acknowledged killing an Arizona woman found dead in a hotel room he rented.

— ARIZONA WEATHER-WARMING UP: Arizona will see drier, warmer weather early this week after many locations dipped well below freezing Sunday night.

— BOTANIST KILLED-PLEA: A man charged in the shooting death of a Navajo botanist in northern Arizona has pleaded not guilty.

— GIRLS KILLED-ARIZONA-SUSPECT: Police in Phoenix are seeking more information about a man accused in the killings of two girls in Tucson who’s also suspected in burglaries.

— HIT AND RUN FATAL-SEMI TRUCK: Police in Phoenix have identified a man who was fatally struck by a semi-truck.



TEMPE, Ariz. — At the darkest point in a dismal season, the Arizona Cardinals surprisingly found life on a showy day in Wisconsin. By Bob Baum. UPCOMING: 600 words by 7 p.m., ET.AP Photos:


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