Good morning. Here's an early look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Nevada.

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NEVADA EXECUTION

LAS VEGAS — A second drug company wants to join a bid to block of the use of its product in Nevada's first execution in 12 years. Fentanyl maker Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA has a hearing Monday before a Las Vegas judge who put the lethal injection of Scott Raymond Dozier on hold July 11 while she considers New Jersey-based Alvogen's challenge of the use of its drug, midazolam. By Ken Ritter. UPCOMING: 450 words, AP Photos by 2pm PDT.

NEVADA SCHOOLS PROBE-PUBLIC RECORDS

RENO, Nev. — The Washoe County School Board has decided to appeal a Reno District Court judge's order to turn over documents detailing a $50,000 investigation of top officials over the special education department sought in a lawsuit filed by the Reno Gazette Journal. UPCOMING: 350 words.

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TRACED FIREARMS-NEVADA: Federal officials say they helped Nevada law enforcement agencies trace more than 5,000 confiscated guns last year.

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ROCKIES-CARDINALS

ST. LOUIS — The surging Colorado Rockies take to the road to face the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night. Tyler Anderson goes for the Rockies, while Carlos Martinez takes the mound for the Cardinals. By David Solomon.

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