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BC-NV--Nevada News Coverage Advisory, NV

April 10, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



LAS VEGAS _ Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says images of a protester holding a sign with a swastika on it at a recent rally in Nevada for Bernie Sanders are the latest sign of a disturbing rise in anti-Semitism in America. The longtime Nevada Democratic senator, who plans to host a talk on the subject this week, says state and federal hate crime laws need to be strengthened and America needs to have a discussion about anti-Semitism and bigotry in all forms. By Michelle L. Price. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version.


_ CHILD PORN-SPARKS-SENTENCE: A 59-year-old Sparks man convicted of posing online as a teenager to persuade a 12-year-old girl to send him nude photos of herself has been sentenced to more than 12 years in federal prison.



SAN JOSE, Calif. _ The San Jose Sharks host Vegas in their playoff opener a year after losing to the Golden Knights in the second round. By Josh Dubow. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos. Game starts at 7:30 p.m. PDT.


DENVER _ Welcome back to the playoff party, New York Islanders. Same to you, St. Louis, Dallas and Calgary. Same numbers apply as always: Four series wins to hoist the Stanley Cup hardware, 16 victories in total. A by-the-numbers glance at a postseason where the Washington Capitals try to defend their title under a new coach (Todd Reirden) after their old one (Barry Trotz) went to the Islanders. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos by 3 a.m. EDT.


NEW YORK _ For the first time in a long time there is no real consensus No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft. The Las Vegas Aces have the top choice in Wednesday night’s draft and could take any of Asia Durr, Jackie Young and Teaira McCowan or they could go in a completely different direction and trade the pick. By Basketball Writer Doug Feinberg. SENT: 550 words.


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