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BC-NV--Nevada News Coverage Advisory, NV

May 9, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

NEVADA KILLINGS-IMMIGRANT

RENO, Nev. _ Nevada prosecutors are defending their handling of a confession presented to the grand jury that indicted a Salvadoran immigrant on four murder charges during a week-long killing rampage in January. They’re also providing more details about why they believe they have the authority to try him in one place for crimes that occurred in different counties.

RAILROAD ANNIVERSARY-CHINESE WORKERS

More than a century after Chinese workers helped build a portion of the Transcontinental Railroad, their descendants are pushing for more than a token mention in history. Members of the Chinese Railroad Workers Descendants Association are gathering in Utah this week to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the railroad’s completion. Association president Michael Kwan says the milestone year has been an opportunity to educate the public about their ancestors and what they endured.

With:

_ RAILROAD ANNIVERSARY-AP WAS THERE.

SPORTS BETTING-FOX SPORTS

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. _ Fox Sports viewers tuning in to broadcasts this fall will not only see the game, but also will get betting predictions. The network announced a partnership Wednesday night with the parent company of the PokerStars online gambling giant. The Stars Group has market access through licensing in 13 states, and is seeking licensing in others. By Wayne Parry. SENT: 390 words, photos.

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_ INDIANA-GAMBLING _ Sports betting will become legal in Indiana and construction of two new casinos will be allowed in the state under a bill signed by the governor. SENT: 710 words.

IN BRIEF:

_ GAMBLING FINE: Enabling a Nevada man to win $29 illegally gambling online on a New Jersey site has cost a technology company nearly 1,000 times that amount.

SPORTS

BKN--ROCKETS-WARRIORS

OAKLAND, Calif. _ Klay Thompson scored 27 points, including a key layup with 4.1 seconds left, and the Golden State Warriors overcame Kevin Durant’s calf injury to beat the Houston Rockets 104-99 for a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference semifinals. Durant strained his right calf late in the third quarter. The two-time reigning NBA Finals MVP limped to the locker room after landing awkwardly following a baseline jumper. He finished with 22 points, five rebounds and four assists. By Janie McAuley. SENT: 950 words, photos.

ANALYSIS-TOUGH CALLS

In a growingly divided country, about the only sure thing that replays in sports offer is that nobody agrees on what they just saw. By National Writer Eddie Pells. SENT: 1,220 words, photos.

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