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BC-UT--Utah News Coverage Advisory, UT

May 2, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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KARAOKE-LIQUOR LICENSES

SALT LAKE CITY _ Two Utah lawmakers are considering making changes to a new liquor law that came under scrutiny this week after the state alcohol commission said it means no beer can be sold at new karaoke lounges and ax-throwing venues. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version, photos.

SPORTS

RETAIL-SPORTSBOOKS

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. _ With so much of the nascent U.S. sports betting market being done online or via smartphones, it would seem that investing millions of dollars in elaborate sportsbooks located inside casinos or racetracks might be money better spent elsewhere. But gambling companies are opening or expanding physical sportsbooks in the eight states where sports betting is newly legal, saying these facilities help generate crossover spending at slot machines, table games, food and beverage and even hotel stays, not to mention creating new jobs. By Wayne Parry. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version.

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