AP-AZ--Arizona News Coverage Advisory, AZ
Aug. 21, 2018
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 email@example.com.
This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. All times are Mountain unless specified otherwise.
Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.
RED ROCK SHOOTING-SENTENCING
FLORENCE, Ariz. — A woman who claimed self-defense in the shooting death of her partner in their home but who was convicted of second-degree murder has been sentenced to 23 years in prison. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version.
WASHINGTON — Support for charter schools and private school voucher programs has gone up over the past year, with Republicans accounting for much of the increase, a survey finds. By Maria Danilova. SENT: 710 words, photo.
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Tuesday came out with new rules scaling back Obama-era constraints on coal-fired power plants, striking at one of the former administration's legacy programs to rein in climate-changing fossil-fuel emissions. By Ellen Knickmeyer. SENT: 690 words, photos.
— GLENDALE-FATAL CRASH-IDS: Authorities have identified two men who were killed in a five-vehicle crash in Glendale.
— CAR PARKED ON FREEWAY-WOMAN DEAD: Arizona Department of Public Safety officials say they found a one-year-old child at the home of a woman found dead in her car on a freeway in a Phoenix suburb.
— GRAND CANYON-ELK TRACKING: Wildlife biologists will be tracking elk at the Grand Canyon to figure out how to best manage the animals that were reintroduced to the region.
— METHAMPHETAMINE-SENTENCE: A Sacaton woman was sentenced Monday to seven years in prison for her conviction for possessing with intent to distribute methamphetamine.
— FATAL BARBER SHOP SHOOTING: A man is jailed on suspicion of second-degree murder and possession of a weapon by a prohibited person after a fatal shooting at a west Phoenix barbershop.
PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks, clinging to a half-game lead in the NL West, send left-hander Patrick Corbin to the mound against the Los Angeles Angels, who go with right-hander Felix Pena. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game Starts 6:40 a.m. MST.
BKL--WNBA PLAYOFF CAPSULES
NEW YORK — A look at the two first-round games in the WNBA playoffs: No. 6 Los Angeles (19-15) vs No. 7 Minnesota (18-16) and No. 5 Phoenix (20-14) vs No. 8 Dallas (15-19). By Doug Feinberg. SENT: 510 words.
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