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AP-AK--Alaska News Coverage Advisory, AK

December 4, 2018

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Alaska. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Anchorage bureau at 800-770-7549 or at apanchorage@ap.org. News Editor Mark Thiessen can be reached at 907-272-7549 or mthiessen@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 and digests will keep you up to date.

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

Alaska at 8:30 a.m.

ACROSS THE STATE:

REPLACEMENT FERRY PROJECT

KODIAK — The Alaska Marine Highway System has taken the first step in the process of finding a shipyard to build a ferry to replace an aging vessel serving southwest Alaska. SENT: 275 words.

FISH-GAME DEPARTMENT-HEAD

ANCHORAGE — New Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy has named a former state Department of Fish and Game official to serve as the agency’s acting leader. The Republican governor’s office announced that Doug Vincent-Lang would take the job. SENT: 215 words.

IN BRIEF:

— WAREHOUSE SHOOTING — A 27-year-old man was held on suspicion of first-degree murder and other charges after a shooting in south Anchorage that left one victim dead and another wounded.

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If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apanchorage@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Exchange and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Alaska and other states. The Marketplace is accessible on the left navigational pane of the AP Exchange home page, near the bottom. For both national and state, you can click “All” or search for content by topics such as education, politics and business.

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