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AP-NV--Nevada News Coverage Advisory, NV

September 7, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

PENCE-NEVADA

LAS VEGAS — Vice President Mike Pence visits Nevada to attend a fundraiser benefiting Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Laxalt and other GOP gubernatorial candidates and a veterans’ event with GOP Sen. Dean Heller. UPCOMING: 300 words.

ALSO:

— 2 KILLED-VEGAS BOULEVARD: Police say a driver is facing felony driving under the influence charges after his vehicle struck and killed two people from Idaho who were trying to cross busy Las Vegas Boulevard south of the Strip.

— ELKO CRASH-RESTITUTION: A 24-year-old Montana man has been placed on five years’ probation and ordered to pay more than $71,000 in restitution to two passengers who were ejected from his car when he crashed in northeast Nevada three years ago.

SPORTS:

QB RANKINGS

DENVER — Although Nick Foles and the Philadelphia Eagles kept him from adding to his fistful of Super Bowl rings last winter, Tom Brady remains the best quarterback in the NFL, even at age 41. In the first of the weekly Associated Press position rankings for this season, Brady edged out Aaron Rodgers. By Pro Football Writer Arnie Stapleton.

DODGERS-ROCKIES

DENVER — The Colorado Rockies try to maintain their lead in the NL West when they begin a three-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night. The Rockies will throw Jon Gray, while the Dodgers counter with ace Clayton Kershaw. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game time is 8:40 p.m. ET.

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