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BC-NV--Nevada News Coverage Advisory, NV

May 8, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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MARIJUANA LICENSING

MARIJUANA LICENSING LAWSUITS-NEVADA

LAS VEGAS _ Some marijuana businesses turned away when Nevada awarded 61 new dispensary licenses last December are ratcheting up pressure in court for the state to redo the selection process. A court filing on Monday in a lawsuit involving two large Las Vegas pot retailers accuses state tax officials of improperly having a temporary employment service screen the 462 applications the state received. By Ken Ritter. UPCOMING: 600 words, AP Photo by Noon PDT.

SCARAMUCCI CONFERENCE

LAS VEGAS _ A cadre of people from President Donald Trump’s world, including his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani and former Trump administration Homeland Security Secretary and former White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly are expected to talk about the Mueller investigation and public service at a conference in Las Vegas organized by former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci. By Michelle L. Price. UPCOMING: 400 words by 2:30 p.m. PDT.

IN BRIEF:

_ RENO-DRONE TESTING: Drones will be buzzing around parts of downtown Reno the next two weeks for urban testing by NASA and the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems.

SPORTS

OLY--BACH-BOXING SPAT

GOLD COAST, Australia — The head of the international boxing federation has criticized IOC president Thomas Bach’s comments that Olympic officials could organize the Tokyo 2020 boxing tournament if the sport’s federation can’t get its affairs in order. By Steve Moore. SENT: 470 words, photos.

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