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

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NEW YORK — Five teenagers, including one from Nevada, have been selected National Student Poets, a program that will have them serve as ambassadors at everything from literary readings to community service. SENT: 260 words.


Tesla's second-quarter revenue should rise by more than $1 billion as it delivers more Model 3 electric cars, but analysts predict it won't be enough to stop the company's net loss from rising dramatically. The Palo Alto, California, company reports with a battery factory in Nevada earnings after the bell Wednesday. By Auto Writer Tom Krisher. SENT: 530 words, photos. UPCOMING: Will be updated after release of report at about 4 p.m.


ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— An Atlantic City casino will become the fourth in New Jersey to offer sports betting. Harrah's casino plans to start taking sports bets at 11 a.m. Wednesday, two days after its sister property, Bally's, did. By Wayne Parry. SENT: 200 words. UPCOMING: Update.


REDDING, Calif. — The adrenaline junkies who steer heavy bulldozers across steep ridges to fight wildfires face many dangers, from the flames themselves but also from unsteady dirt and rocky terrain. The deaths of two bulldozer operators battling California wildfires in July highlighted the dangers confronting these less visible firefighters. By Jonathan J. Cooper. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos by 2 p.m. PT.


— CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES: Fire officials say a massive blaze in Northern California has torched 1,018 homes in and around the city of Redding.


— LAS VEGAS SHOOTING-AMMUNITION: An Aug. 28 status hearing has been scheduled for an Arizona man accused of providing armor-piercing ammunition to the gunman in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.



A 76-year-old man from New Jersey recently went through his old sports cards and discovered five Mickey Mantle Topps cards from 1952, all similar to one sold earlier this year for $2.88 million. The man and his brother had their collection valuated by Heritage Auction, and they've already sold 26 cards for a total of $384,000. By Vin A. Cherwoo. SENT: 830 words.


Under a new NCAA rule change, football players will be able get into four games and still take a redshirt season. By College Football Writer Ralph D. Russo. SENT: 750 words, photos.


ATLANTA — A crowd of some 70,000 is expected in soccer-mad Atlanta for the MLS All-Star Game, which matches the best players from the American-based league against Italian powerhouse Juventus. But some of the biggest names are missing, including Cristiano Ronaldo. By Paul Newberry. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 7:30 p.m. EDT.


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