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BC-AZ--Arizona News Coverage Advisory, AZ

April 15, 2019

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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

POLYGAMOUS TOWN-ELECTIONS

UNDATED _ An Arizona county attorney who wants $8,000 in county funds to investigate allegations of voter fraud during last year’s municipal elections in a rural community on the Arizona-Utah border that is home to a polygamous sect is expected to reveal details about the alleged fraud at a county board of supervisors meeting Monday. By Brady McCombs. UPCOMING: 500 words by 2 p.m. MT. AP file photos of community.

IN BRIEF:

_PHOENIX POLICE-BODY CAMERAS _ The Phoenix Police Department is debuting its new system of body cameras for on-duty officers.

_PHOENIX-PEDESTRIAN KILLED _ Police in Phoenix say a 79-year-old man is dead after being struck by a car while crossing a street.

SPORTS

OBIT-MACLEOD

PHOENIX _ John MacLeod, the longtime NBA coach who led the Phoenix Suns to the 1976 NBA Finals, has died. He was 81. MacLeod’s son, Matt, confirmed his father’s death Sunday to The Associated Press. The elder MacLeod fought Alzheimer’s disease for more than a decade. SENT: 300 words, AP photos.

GLF--On Golf: Tiger’s Next Step

AUGUSTA, Ga. _ No comeback by Tiger Woods was ever going to be complete without a major. Now the question becomes how many more he can win. By Golf Writer Doug Ferguson. SENT: 850 words, photos.

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