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AP-AZ--Arizona News Coverage Advisory, AZ

June 6, 2018

Good morning. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Arizona. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Phoenix bureau at 602-258-8934 or aparizona@ap.org.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Mountain unless specified otherwise.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

TOP STORIES

NAVAJO COAL PLANTS

PHOENIX —Hundreds of miners and their relatives will join leaders from the Navajo Nation, the Hopi Tribe and the United Mine Workers to rally at the state Capitol to keep open the coal-fired Navajo Generating Station, which provides power to pump water from the Colorado River to cities, tribes and farmers in Arizona. By Anita Snow. SENT: 520 words. UPCOMING: Update.

ALSO:

— EDUCATION DEPARTMENT-ASSOCIATE SUPERINTENDENT: Heather Cruz has been named the Arizona Department of Education’s new associate

— PHOENIX-FATAL SHOOTING: Authorities say a man was found fatally shot at a Phoenix apartment.

SPORTS:

BC-BKN--SUNS-AYTON

PHOENIX — Deandre Ayton, who very well could be the Suns’ choice with the No. 1 overall pick in this month’s NBA draft, comes to Phoenix for an individual workout. By Bob Baum. UPCOMING: 700 words by 3 p.m. MST, photos.

BBN--DIAMONDBACKS-GIANTS

SAN FRANCISCO — Right-hander Clay Buchholz (1-1, 1.50 ERA) makes just his second career start against the Giants and first since June 26, 2010, also at AT&T Park while with Boston, when Arizona wraps up its series with the Giants. By Gideon Rubin. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Starts 12:45 p.m. PDT.

BBO--BASEBALL DRAFT-DAY 3

NEW YORK — The Major League Baseball draft concludes Wednesday with rounds 11 through 40. By Dennis Waszak Jr. UPCOMING: 400 words by 9 p.m. EDT.

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