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AP-UT--Utah News Digest, UT

August 20, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



WEST VALLEY CITY — A Utah firefighter who died battling the largest recorded blaze in California history will be laid to rest on Monday. Matthew Burchett’s funeral will be held at the Maverick Center in West Valley City. By Lindsay Whitehurst. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: About 500 words by 4 p.m. MT. With AP photos.


—COMEDIAN-OFFENSIVE MORMON TWEET— The University of Utah says a tweet from comedian David Cross showing him wearing undergarments sacred to the Mormon faith was “deeply offensive.”


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