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AP-UT--Utah Coverage Advisory, UT

November 15, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

ELECTION 2018-HOUSE-VOTE COUNT

SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah state judge convenes a hearing Thursday to discuss a lawsuit brought by a Republican candidate for U.S. House who is losing a tight race and wants a halt to the vote count so her campaign can challenge mail-in ballot verification. By Lindsay Whitehurst. UPCOMING: 400 words following 2 p.m. MST hearing.

NEW MEXICO TOURISM-FUTURE

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The “New Mexico True” tourism brand developed by outgoing Republican Gov. Susana Martinez may be expanded under Democratic Gov.-elect Michelle Lujan Grisham. By Russell Contreras. UPCOMING: 400 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

— SCHOOLS LOCKDOWN-WEED WHACKER: Three schools in Cedar City were put on lockdown after a driver reported seeing a man carrying an assault rifle in the area, but responding police quickly found a man fitting the description but carrying a weed whacker.

— GIRLFRIEND KILLED: A federal jury has convicted an Arizona man for the first-degree murder of his girlfriend, and of other violent crimes including using a machete to assault two Navajo Nation police officers who arrived to investigate the killing.

SPORTS:

FBC--BOISE STATE-NEW MEXICO PREVIEW

When Boise State was sitting at 3-2 for the second straight season, the idea of being in position to host the Mountain West Conference title game seemed unobtainable. Yet the 23rd-ranked Broncos need only wins over New Mexico on Friday and No. 14 Utah State next week at home and the conference title game will be decided back on the blue turf. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: 650 words.

BKC--ORAL ROBERTS-BYU

PROVO, Utah — Oral Roberts plays BYU at Marriott Center.

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