AP-AK--Alaska News Coverage Advisory, AK
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 email@example.com. News Editor Mark Thiessen can be reached at 907-272-7549 or firstname.lastname@example.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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
FORMER ALASKA RUNNER-FIRST MARATHON
ANCHORAGE — A former University of Alaska Anchorage runner who lost both of his feet to frostbite in 2011 ran his first marathon and became an American citizen last week. SENT: 340 words.
UTQIAGVIK — Changing sea ice patterns are affecting fall temperatures in the far northern Alaska city of Utqiagvik, scientists say. SENT: 280 words.
ANCHORAGE — An Anchorage man charged in a fatal hit-and-run crash told police he spoke to the woman he hit and she said she was fine. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 350 words by noon.
— HOTEL PARKING LOT SHOOTING — A suspected drug-related shooting left a man in serious condition.
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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.