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AP-UT--Utah News Coverage Advisory, UT

September 28, 2018

Good morning. Here’s an updated look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Utah.

Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Salt Lake City bureau at 801-322-3405 or apsaltlake@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 Mountain.

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

TOP STORIES:

PROSECUTORS-CHANGING ROLE

SALT LAKE CITY — Prosecutors from cities across the U.S. say their jobs have changed in recent years to incorporate criminal justice reforms, communicate on social media and respond to social movements like Black Lives Matter. By Lindsay Whitehurst. UPCOMING: 130 words, longer version.

EDUCATION LAWSUIT-NEW MEXICO

SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico state lawmakers are considering spending increases and statutory changes to provide 100,000 students in kindergarten through fifth grade with a longer school year and more instructional time. Funding proposals are taking shape as the judiciary threatens to intervene to right the path of the state’s struggling school system. By Lee Morgan. UPCOMING: 130 words, longer version.

IN BRIEF:

— OYLMPICS-NSA LAWSUIT: A former Salt Lake City mayor is dropping a lawsuit claiming the National Security Agency conducted “blanket” surveillance in Salt Lake City during the 2002 Winter Olympics in Utah.

EXCHANGE COLLEGE ACCESS PROGRAM

SALT LAKE CITY — When Franco Jin was a student at Hillcrest High School four years ago, all of his friends were applying for college and he wasn’t sure if he should be, too. Jin, who moved to America with his family from Argentina when he was 12, would have been the first generation of his family to attend college. Besides, he already had a job. By Sean P. Means, Salt Lake Tribune. SENT: 750 words, photos.

SPORTS:

FBC--UTAH-WASHINGTON ST

PULLMAN, Wash. — Utah plays at Washington State in Pac-12 football on Saturday as the Cougars try to bounce back from their first loss of the season. By Nicholas K. Geranios. Upcoming: 700 words by 7 p.m. PDT.

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