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AP-AK--Alaska News Coverage Advisory, AK

June 8, 2018

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Alaska. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Anchorage bureau at 800-770-7549 or at apanchorage@ap.org. News Editor Mark Thiessen can be reached at 907-272-7549 or mthiessen@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 and digests will keep you up to date.

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

Alaska at 8:30 a.m.

AROUND THE STATE:

GLACIER BAY PERMITS

JUNEAU — The fee for cruise ship passengers travelling into Glacier Bay National Park in southeast Alaska will increase next year. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 200 words by noon.

STUDENT FERRY TRAVEL

SITKA — Sitka school officials say the district could save money if students traveling for extracurricular activities in southeast Alaska were able to take the ferry more often, but the ferry’s schedule doesn’t always fit. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 200 words by noon.

IN BRIEF:

— MASTER GUIDE-HUNTING VIOLATIONS — A Colorado man who worked as an Alaska master hunting guide has been sentenced to 30 days in jail and fined $35,000 for hunting violations.

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If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apanchorage@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Exchange and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Alaska and other states. The Marketplace is accessible on the left navigational pane of the AP Exchange home page, near the bottom. For both national and state, you can click “All” or search for content by topics such as education, politics and business.

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