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BC-NV--Nevada News Coverage Advisory, NV

January 24, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

NEVADA KILLINGS-IMMIGRANT

CARSON CITY, Nev. _ A man suspected of being in the U.S. illegally and accused of shooting four people dead in Nevada over the past two weeks authorities is due in a Carson City courtroom following his arrest last Saturday. By Michelle L. Price and Ken Ritter. SENT: 880 words. UPCOMING: Updates. Developing from court hearing 1:30 PST, photos.

NUCLEAR WASTE STORAGE

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. _ A New Jersey-based company is expected to defend during a meeting Thursday its proposal to build a $2.4 billion facility to temporarily store tons of spent nuclear fuel from commercial reactors around the U.S. A panel of federal regulators heard a day of testimony from attorneys representing groups that oppose the project. By Susan Montoya Bryan. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version, photos.

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN-ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH

Environmental research projects across the country are being delayed and disrupted by the monthlong partial federal government shutdown _ and not just those conducted by government agencies. By John Flesher and Tammy Webber. SENT: 1,100 words, photos.

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN-RIPPLE EFFECTS ON BUSINESSES: As the partial government shutdown plods through its fifth week, businesses that have lost sales and revenue are themselves cutting back by reducing workers’ hours and resorting to - or at least considering - layoffs and propelling ripple effects through local economies. By Christopher Rugaber. UPCOMING: 850 words by 3 p.m. EST.

SPORTS:

HKN--SUBBAN-FINGER BITE

LAS VEGAS _ Nashville defenseman P.K. Subban accused Vegas forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare of chomping on one of his fingers during a scuffle late in the second period of the Predators’ 2-1 victory. SENT: 470 words.

BKC-T25-COLORADO STATE-NEVADA

RENO, Nev. — Nevada coach Eric Musselman threatened to turn off the 3-point green light after a lackluster shooting performance Saturday by the seventh-ranked Wolf Pack against Air Force. Musselman sang a different tune following his team’s 100-60 win Wednesday night over Colorado State. SENT: 620 words.

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