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BC-UT--Utah News Coverage Advisory, UT

February 11, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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MEDICAID-UTAH 

SALT LAKE CITY _ Lawmakers are expected to take a final vote Monday on a contentious plan to scale back a voter-approved Medicaid expansion in Utah. By Lindsay Whitehurst. UPCOMING: About 400 words after vote expected about noon MT. AP file photos available.  

IN BRIEF:

_SNOWMOBILE DEATH-ID _ Authorities have identified a central Utah man who died after an avalanche buried him as he was snowmobiling.

_UTAH WEATHER _ Commuters in northern Utah are facing icy and potentially hazardous roads the morning after a winter snowstorm slammed the region.

_TRUCK BAN _ Utah lawmakers have declined to extend a 15-year truck ban on a scenic highway north of Salt Lake City.

_KOCH GROUP-IMMIGRATION_ A Koch brothers-funded group is sending young immigrants to lobby Congress to push for immigration reform and money for border security initiatives.

SPORTS

BKN--ALL-STAR-HI-TECH SHOE

Nike’s latest performance basketball shoe, from concept to reality, took about three years to put together. Or 30 years, depending on how you count. The Nike Adapt BB _ a self-lacing smart shoe that can be controlled by a smartphone _ gets released to the public on Sunday, a date that just happens to coincide with the NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte. By Basketball Writer Tim Reynolds. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos by 3 p.m.

BKN--ALL-STAR-SHOE FASHION

CHARLOTTE, N.C. _ The NBA All-Star game is coming up this weekend which means players will be unveiling some new shoes for the big game. It seems each pair has its own meaning, whether it’s a tribute to cancer survivors, a tip of the hat to Charlotte’s auto racing history or a story of how they got in trouble at a local college. By Steve Reed. UPCOMING. 1000 words, photos by 3 p.m. With BKN--All-Star-Shoe Fashion List.

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