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AP-NV--Nevada News Coverage Advisory, NV

August 8, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

LAS VEGAS SHOOTINGS

LAS VEGAS — Las Vegas police plan Wednesday to release more public records in the Oct. 1 shooting that killed 58 people and injured more than 800, marking the latest in a series of weekly releases of video, police reports and other information and the first since police closed its investigation with no motive found. By Ken Ritter. UPCOMING: 300 words from expected 3 p.m. EDT release, more on merits.

CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES

LAKEPORT, Calif. — The largest wildfire ever recorded in California needed just 11 days to blacken an area nearly the size of Los Angeles — and it’s only one of many enormous blazes that could make this the worst fire season in state history. SENT: 490 words, photos, videos.

ALSO:

— AMERICAN INDIAN-CHILD WELFARE: A federal appeals court has dismissed a challenge to a law that gives preference to American Indian families in adoptions of Native children. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals didn’t rule on the constitutionality of the federal Indian Child Welfare Act.

SPORTS:

BKL--LOSING ACES

ATLANTA — Talk about a tough day. The Las Vegas Aces lost two games — one on the court, another for refusing to take the court. The WNBA ruled the Aces must forfeit last weekend’s contest against Washington, which was called off when the Las Vegas players decided not to play because of concerns about their health and safety after 26 hours of travel. By Paul Newberry. SENT: 900 words, photos.

FBC--AWARD HOPEFULS

Stanford running back Bryce Love’s decision to return for his senior season instantly made the 2017 Heisman Trophy runner-up a front-runner in this year’s race. Here’s a breakdown of a few top preseason contenders for several of college football’s major individual awards. By Steve Megargee. UPCOMING; 800 words, with photos, expected by 10 a.m.

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