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 News Editor Mark Thiessen can be reached at 907-272-7549 or

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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Alaska at 8:30 a.m.


JUNEAU — The major candidates for governor in Alaska report their fundraising numbers, with about a month to go before the primaries. By Becky Bohrer. UPCOMING: 400 words by 2 p.m.



JUNEAU — The great-granddaughter of a woman who died in Juneau a century ago has located her ancestor's unmarked grave and placed a headstone. SENT: 230 words.


FAIRBANKS — A proposal before Fairbanks North Star Borough officials seeks to consolidate commissions overseeing emergency medical services and the fire service areas. SENT: 240 words.


— MOTORCYCLE FATAL-STERLING — Charges have been filed in a fatal motorcycle crash last week in Sterling.


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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.

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