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BC-NV--Nevada Coverage Advisory, NV

February 21, 2019

Good morning. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Nevada.

Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Las Vegas bureau at (702) 382-7440 or aplasvegas@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 Pacific.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

TOP STORIES:

WINTER WEATHER-VEGAS

LAS VEGAS — Las Vegas is getting a rare taste of real winter weather, with significant snowfall across the metro area in the first event of its kind since record keeping started back in 1937. The National Weather Service reported that there was 1 inch (2.5 centimeters) of snow at McCarran International Airport as of 4 a.m. Thursday. SENT: 130 words, photos. UPCOMING: Updates.

SPORTS BETTING-STATES

Kentucky is one of at least 22 states where lawmakers this year are considering legislation to legalize sports gambling. Seven states joined Nevada in legalizing it last year after the Supreme Court’s decision. By Geoff Mulvihill. 900 words. Photos. Graphic. With AP data distribution giving details of every sports betting bill introduced so far in the states.

ALSO:

_ MOVE OVER-LAW ENFORCEMENT: The Nevada Highway Patrol is cracking down on drivers who fail to move over to the far lane when passing roadside emergency response vehicles.

_ CARSON-NEVADA: Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is scheduled to speak at a home building conference in Las Vegas on Thursday

SPORTS:

BKC--VETERAN TEAMS

Veteran experience paying dividends for teams across college basketball as the season winds toward the postseason. No. 2 Gonzaga, No. 3 Virginia and No. 6 Tennessee among the teams finding success behind veteran leaders. By John Marshall. SENT: 940 words, photos.

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