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AP-UT--Utah News Digest, UT

September 4, 2018

Good afternoon. Here’s an updated look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Utah.

Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Salt Lake City bureau at 801-322-3405 or apsaltlake@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 Mountain.

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

TOP STORIES:

UTAH WILDFIRE-MISSING CATTLE

PROVO, Utah — A month after lightning sparked a wildfire that has burned over 47 square miles of Utah rangeland, ranchers are looking for hundreds of cattle in the Spanish Fork Canyon area. “It’s a big job,” said a rancher who has enlisted family and friends to search for the livestock. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version.

NAVAJO PRESIDENTIAL RACE

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The candidates for Navajo Nation president have until end of business Tuesday to announce their running mates. Current Vice President Jonathan Nez and former President Joe Shirley Jr. were the top two finisher’s in last week’s presidential primary. By Felicia Fonseca. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Updates, longer version.

SPORTS:

FBC--T25-COLLAGE FOOTBALL POLL

The first regular season AP Top 25 is released after a long weekend during which most of the top teams won and Auburn registered the biggest victory. By College Football Writer Ralph D. Russo.

FBC--T25-AP TOP 25 HEAT CHECK

The worst part of college football’s week one overreactions, as compared to the NFL’s, is that they linger. Texas, Michigan, Miami and Florida State fans will be seething their team’s opening losses for weeks because victories against lesser opponents won’t ease the pain. By College Football Writer Ralph D. Russo.

BKW--USA CCAMP-FILL IN

COLUMBIA, S.C. — With several of America’s best competing in the WNBA plays, U.S. national team coach has invited several college players, including one of her own South Carolina starters, to work with members headed to compete in the World Cup later this month. By Pete Iacobelli. UPCOMING, 550 words by 2 p.m. EDT.

IN BRIEF:

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