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BC-AK--Alaska News Coverage Advisory, AK

March 28, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

AROUND THE STATE:

ALASKA SEAFOOD-TARIFFS

KODIAK _ Chinese tariffs are forcing Alaska’s seafood industry to look for markets beyond the Asian giant, according to an industry marketing organization. SENT: 200 words.

ALASKA OFFICER KILLING-TRIAL STARTS

FAIRBANKS _ Testimony has begun in the trial of a man accused of fatally shooting an Alaska police sergeant. SENT: 240 words.

IN BRIEF:

_ HIGHWAY PULLOUT KILLING _ A Matanuska-Susitna Borough man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for killing a man at a highway pullout.

_ CHRISTMAS EVE FATAL SHOOTING _ A grand jury has indicted a Wasilla man in the shooting death of his father on Christmas Eve.

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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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