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AP-NV--Nevada News Digest, NV

September 23, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

ELECTION 2018-MICHELLE OBAMA

LAS VEGAS — Former first lady Michelle Obama is set to rally voter registration volunteers Sunday in Las Vegas and encourage people to vote in the November elections. Obama will appear at Chaparral High School for the nonpartisan nonprofit organization she co-chairs, When We All Vote. By Michelle L. Price. SENT: 250 words, with AP Photo NYAG704. UPCOMING: About 400 words developing from 4 p.m. event.

TRUMP-JUSTICE DEPARTMENT

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — As Air Force One streaked across the desert sky and Las Vegas faded in the distance, President Donald Trump began seeking opinions. The TVs on the plane, tuned as always to Fox News, carried headlines about an explosive new story: Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein had suggested wearing a wire to secretly record Trump, and raised the idea of using the 25th Amendment to remove the president from office. By Jonathan Lemire. SENT: 960 words, with AP Photos NYAG702, WX108.

IN BRIEF:

— FATAL POLICE SHOOTING-HENDERSON — Henderson police shot and killed an armed robbery suspect who tried to flee a traffic stop on the Boulder Highway southeast of Las Vegas.

— SHRINKING SNOWPACK-NEVADA STUDY — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded the University of Nevada, Reno a $5 million grant to lead a study on changing snowpack.

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ELECTION 2018-GOVERNORS

LANSING, Mich. — This year’s midterm campaigns for governor are in many ways proxy fights over support or opposition to the Trump administration. By David Eggert and Geoff Mulvihill. SENT: 1,100 words, with AP Photos CER802, CER801, MIDTN501.

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ELECTION 2018-GOVERNORS-GLANCE

UNDATED — Governor’s races are on the ballot this November in 36 states. The most competitive races are expected to be in states where Republicans now hold the job. Summaries of each race

CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES-CAUSES

UNDATED — California officials quickly determined an arsonist started last month’s huge wildfire southeast of Los Angeles, and that two weeks earlier sparks from a vehicle produced a deadly wildfire in the far northern part of the state. But causes for many of California’s worst blazes of the past decade remain a mystery. By Julie Watson. SENT: 980 words, with AP Photos CAJC401, CAJC402, CAJC403, CAJC404, CAJC405, CAJC406, CAJC407.

IMMIGRATION-PUBLIC BENEFITS

SAN DIEGO — The Trump administration has proposed rules that could deny green cards to immigrants if they use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers and other forms of public assistance. Federal law already requires those seeking green cards to prove they will not be a burden — or “public charge” — but the new rules detail a broad range of programs that could disqualify them. By Elliot Spagat. SENT: 350 words, with AP Photo CAET807.

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FBN-RAIDERS-DOLPHINS

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Receiver Albert Wilson threw a 52-yard touchdown pass to put the Miami Dolphins ahead midway through the fourth quarter, and then turned a short reception into a 74-yard score that sealed a 28-20 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday. Miami coach Adam Gase used creative play-calling to overcome a wave of injuries and penalties, and a 17-minute deficit in time of possession. By Sports Writer Steven Wine. SENT: 640 words, with AP Photos HRS141, HRS126, HRS125, HRS121, HRS124, HRS139.

FBC-T25-COLLEGE FOOTBALL POLL

After a season-high seven ranked teams lost, the AP poll undergoes a makeover in the back end. Five teams enter the rankings, including No. 17 Kentucky for the first time since 2007. At the top it was mostly status quo, with Alabama, Georgia, Clemson and Ohio State staying Nos. 1-4. By College Football Writer Ralph D. Russo. SENT: 750 words, photos.

CAR-NASCAR-RELAXED BUSCH

RICHMOND, Va. — Kyle Busch has been one of the final four eligible for the championship in each of the last three years, but with stage one of the playoff eliminations no longer a concern, he can go to next week’s race on the Roval at Charlotte Motor Speedway with a devil may care attitude. That could be trouble for others who need to perform to advance. By Hank Kurz Jr. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos by 3 p.m.

BOX-JOSHUA-FUTURE

LONDON — No sooner had Anthony Joshua brutally dispatched another pretender to his heavyweight titles than attention turned to who the British fighter would face next as he seeks to clean up boxing’s most glamorous division. By Steve Douglas. SENT: 720 words, photos.

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