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

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PHOENIX — A coalition of groups march to the Arizona Capitol on Tuesday to try and build support for keeping a coal-fired power plant on the Navajo Nation operating beyond 2019. By Anita Snow and Felicia Fonseca. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 450 words by 2 p.m. MST, photos.


DENVER — From its headquarters in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Bureau of Land Management oversees some of the nation's most prized natural resources: vast expanses of public lands rich in oil, gas, coal, grazing for livestock, habitat for wildlife, hunting ranges, fishing streams and hiking trails. But more than 99 percent of that land is in 12 Western states, hundreds of miles from the nation's capital. Some Western politicians — both Republicans and Democrats — are asking why the bureau's headquarters isn't in the West as well. By Dan Elliott. SENT: 960 words, photos. With Glance.


— STOLEN VEHICLE-ROLLOVER WRECK: Authorities say six teens and young adults injured when a stolen vehicle overturned after police cars stopped a pursuit while a police helicopter continued to follow the vehicle from the air.

— GERMANY-US SOLDER DEATH: The U.S. Army says a soldier originally from Arizona has been found dead in Germany after being deployed to Europe as part of a mission to reassure eastern European allies.

— APACHE TROUT-WHITE MOUNTAINS: One of Arizona's two native trout will be restocked this year at waterways in the White Mountains.

— BORDER PATROL-MINNESOTA FUGITIVE: Federal authorities say a Mexican man arrested by U.S. Border Patrol agents in southern Arizona is wanted in Minnesota for sex crimes.

— COUPLE ARRESTED-SEX WITH TEEN: A northern Arizona chiropractor and his wife have been arrested for allegedly having sex with a teenage girl.

— MINE SAFETY TRAINING: The University of Arizona's public health college and its mineral resources institute will use a $1.6 million grant to help improve mine safety training.

— FATAL BEATING CONVICTION: A day laborer has been convicted of first-degree murder in the 2016 beating death of a man in Tucson.



RALEIGH, N.C. — Purdue-Michigan State and Duke-North Carolina games offer a couple of big matchups to the schedule for teams in the AP Top 25. The schedule also includes matchups between ranked Tennessee and Kentucky teams, as well as St. Mary's against Gonzaga. By Aaron Beard. SENT. 650 words and photos.


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