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AP-NV--Nevada News Digest, NV

October 6, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

INTERSTATE BYPASS-BOULDER CITY BUSINESS

BOULDER CITY, Nev. — A recently completed portion of Interstate 11 has saved drivers travelling between Arizona and Nevada some time, but some Boulder City businesses say it has come at a cost. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Longer version.

MORMON CONFERENCE

SALT LAKE CITY — The Mormon church is scaling back the Sunday time commitment expected of its members from three hours to two. Russell M. Nelson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, announced the change Saturday at the faith’s twice-yearly conference. He says the new “home-centered church” strategy reflects the faith’s increasingly global membership where not all Latter-day Saints live close to a chapel or even have a chapel. By Brady McCombs. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Updates, longer version, photos.

MILITARY FAMILY MOVES

Military families are complaining this year’s base transfers are the worst in memory as movers are destroying, damaging, losing and stealing their household goods. Numerous service families told The Associated Press stories of theft, carelessness and frustration during 2018 transfers, which are done by private companies hired by the military. By Terry Spencer. SENT: 820 words, photos.

ELECTION 2018-CALIFORNIA FARM ANIMALS-BIGGER CAGES

SAN FRANCISCO — A measure on California’s November ballot would require that egg-laying hens be cage free by 2022. It would also ban sales from other states not meeting California’s standards. By Jocelyn Gecker. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Longer version, photos.

IN BRIEF:

— LAS VEGAS-FATAL DOG MAULING: Authorities say a 58-year-old woman is dead after being fatally mauled in her home by the family dog.

— BLUE ANGELS-NEVADA: The Navy’s Blue Angels jet demonstration team is scheduled to perform next week at a northern Nevada air show.

SPORTS:

HKN--GOLDEN KNIGHTS-WILD

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Wild host the Golden Knights in a matchup of two Western Conference playoff teams from a season ago that lost their openers earlier this week. By Brian Hall. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 8 p.m. EDT.

FBC--NEW MEXICO-UNLV

LAS VEGAS — New Mexico plays UNLV at Sam Boyd Stadium.

FBC--T25-AP TOP 25 TAKEWAYS

Three undefeated top-10 teams face ranked foes away from home in week six of the college football season, highlighted by No 7 Oklahoma versus No. 19 Texas.

RONALDO RAPE LAWSUIT

UDINE, Italy — Cristiano Ronaldo scored for Juventus in the Italian league a week after a Nevada woman filed a civil lawsuit accusing him of rape nine years ago. Late in the first half against Udinese in Serie A, Ronaldo found the target with a powerful angled shot into the far corner for a 2-0 lead at halftime. By Andrew Dampf. SENT: 520 words, photos.

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