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AP-NV--Nevada Coverage Advisory, NV

November 16, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

TOP STORIES

TRUMP-MEDAL OF FREEDOM

WASHINGTON — Miriam Adelson is a doctor, philanthropist and humanitarian, but is perhaps best known as the wife of Sheldon Adelson, a Las Vegas casino magnate considered one of the nation’s most powerful Republican donors. She gets to add a new title Friday when President Donald Trump honors her with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. By Darlene Superville. SENT: 680 words. UPCOMING: Updates, photos.

CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES-PARADISE LOST

PARADISE, Calif. —The residents of Paradise, California, are struggling to make sense of what’s left after fire ripped through their town last week. Nearly 9,000 homes and hundreds of shops and other buildings are gone. The more than 170-year-old town of 27,000 people took just hours to go up in flames. Yet 67-year-old Tom Hurst isn’t giving up. Hurst says when talking about Paradise, “Don’t use the word ‘was,’ use the word ‘is,’ because we ain’t done, we’re just getting restarted.” By Martha Mendoza. SENT: 1,160 words, photos, video.

IN BRIEF:

— PROSTITUTION HOUSES-INDICTMENT: A racketeering indictment stemming from a Las Vegas police investigation accuses five people of running businesses fronting as illegal houses of prostitution.

SPORTS:

HKN--BLUES-GOLDEN KNIGHTS

LAS VEGAS — The Golden Knights host the Blues on Friday night. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. PST.

BKC--T25-UALR-NEVADA

RENO, Nev. — No. 6 Nevada hosts Arkansas-Little Rock on Friday night. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 11 p.m. EST.

BKC--OAKLAND-UNLV

LAS VEGAS — Oakland plays UNLV at Thomas & Mack Center.

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRE-SPORTS

BERKELEY, Calif. — Two men’s basketball games in the Bay Area have been called off because of poor air quality from wildfires in Northern California and the status of the Big Game between Stanford and California is in doubt. SENT: 230 words.

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EXCHANGE-STUDENT NEWSPAPER

LAS VEGAS — Spring Valley High’s award-winning student newspaper was among 67 finalists nationwide for the Scholastic Press Association’s Pacemaker award and among 34 Columbia Scholastic Press Association Crown winners nationwide. The Grizzly Growler, with 25 student journalists was the only Nevada school paper recognized in either competition. By Mia Sims, Las Vegas Review-Journal. SENT: 490 words, photos.

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