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BC-AK--Alaska News Coverage Advisory, AK

December 5, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

ALASKA LEGISLATURE

JUNEAU _ The Fairbanks Democratic candidate in a contested Alaska House race plans to decide Wednesday whether to challenge results of a recount that showed her losing by one vote. By Becky Bohrer. UPCOMING: 300 words by 3 p.m.

ACROSS THE STATE:

SUSPICIOUS DEATH-CARPET ROLL

FAIRBANKS _ Alaska State Troopers are reviewing the death of a 56-year-old Fairbanks man whom they initially thought had been killed in a traffic crash. Troopers are trying to figure out if Jose Santiago’s death is a connected to a rolled-up piece of carpeting that was dragged by his car on the night he died. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words by 10 a.m.

KODIAK SPACEPORT-NEW BUILDING

KODIAK _ The Alaska Aerospace Corp. plans to construct a temporary building to support launch operations at the spaceport on Kodiak Island. SENT: 320 words.

TINY HOMES-ALASKA

BETHEL _ A regional fisheries organization is examining tiny homes as a solution to the housing shortage in western Alaska. SENT: 255 words.

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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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