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BC-NV--Nevada News Coverage Advisory, NV

May 1, 2019

Good morning. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Nevada.

Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Las Vegas bureau at (702) 382-7440 or aplasvegas@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 Pacific.

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

TOP STORIES:

UNLV-SECRET DONATION

LAS VEGAS _ The source was secret for two years, but the estate of Kirk Kerkorian, the late casino builder and movie studio owner, made a $25 million donation to UNLV for its medical school, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version.

IN BRIEF:

_ CACTI SMUGGLING-SENTENCE: An Arizona man has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for selling drugs, stealing government property and international smuggling of cacti.

SPORTS

RAC--SPORTS BETTING RESPONSE

LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ After holding a monopoly on gambling in most of the U.S. for so long, horse racing is now grappling with the challenge of legalized sports betting. Moving to a fixed odds system and making horse’s past performances free to the public are two of the ways the industry could respond and adapt to the changing betting landscape that threatens to further cut into the sport’s popularity. By Stephen Whyno. SENT: 750 words, photos.

TV-FOX SPORTS 1

LOS ANGELES _ After a myriad of programming and executive upheaval since its launch in 2013, Fox Sports 1 has started to show some signs of stability for the past year. Skip Bayless remains the network’s most divisive personality, but there is other programming that has shown signs of growth and variety. Most of the credit goes to an executive team that followed the tumultuous tenure of Jamie Horowitz that is showing patience. By Joe Reedy. UPCOMING. 750 words, photos.

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