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BC-NV--Nevada Coverage Advisory, NV

November 30, 2018

Good morning. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Nevada.

Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Las Vegas bureau at (702) 382-7440 or aplasvegas@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 Pacific.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

TOP STORIES

RESCUE FARM

LAS VEGAS — A farm in northwest Las Vegas has been rescuing abandoned, injured, sick and old animals for years. Barn Buddies Rescue owner Sharon Linsenbardt says the property’s mission is to be a safe haven for any farm animal in need. UPCOMING: 340 words by 10 a.m. PST.

DRY SOUTHWEST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — National climate experts have been watching and waiting but El Nino has only been teasing, leaving the American Southwest to hang on longer until the weather pattern develops and brings more moisture to the drought-stricken region. By Susan Montoya Bryan. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Longer version.

CALIFORNIA STORMS

SAN FRANCISCO — After fleeing a wildfire that came dangerously close to his Northern California home earlier this month, Dale Word evacuated again when flash floods inundated roads and trapped motorists and residents. By Olga R. Rodriguez. SENT: 550 words, photos, video.

IN BRIEF:

— NEVADA-BEAR DEATHS:— Nevada figures show that 34 bears have been struck and killed on roads in the state so far this year, marking the second-deadliest year for bears on record.

SPORTS:

HKN--FUTURE EXPANSION

The NHL will soon have 32 teams if Seattle is approved as expected next week. An even balance between conferences. A cross-border rival for the Vancouver Canucks in the Pacific Northwest. Surely the league is done growing for a while? Maybe not. By Stephen Whyno. SENT: 790 words, photos.

SKI-WCUP-MEN’S DOWNHILL

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. — Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway knows the Beaver Creek course better than just about anyone. He’s going for this third straight World Cup downhill win at the venue Friday. A few of the racers standing in Svindal’s way include: Austria’s Max Franz, who captured the opening downhill last weekend in Lake Louise, Norwegian teammate Kjetil Jansrud and Swiss racer Beat Feuz, the only man to win three downhills a season ago. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Race starts at 12:45 p.m. EST.

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