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BC-NV--Nevada News Coverage Advisory , NV

May 15, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

HUNTING GRIZZLIES

BILLINGS, Mont. _ Native American leaders are due before Congress to press for permanent protections for grizzly bears, a species some tribes consider sacred but that has been proposed for hunting in Idaho and Wyoming. Hearing scheduled for 2 p.m. EDT. By Matthew Brown. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version, photos.

THE PIONEERS-NATIVE AMERICANS

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. _ David McCullough’s new book, “The Pioneers,” is facing strong criticism for romanticizing white settlers and deemphasizing the pain inflicted on Native Americans in the present-day American Midwest. By Russell Contreras. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

_ POLICE SHOOTING-LAS VEGAS: Las Vegas police say an officer fatally shot a gun-wielding man during a confrontation outside a home following a report of a domestic disturbance.

SPORTS

LONG CUP RUNS

Paying the bills, going out to dinner and cutting the grass can fall by the wayside for NHL players on long playoff runs. By Hockey Writer Stephen Whyno. SENT: 860 words, photos.

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