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AP-UT--Utah News Coverage Advisory - 8:30 am, UT

June 5, 2018

Good morning. Here’s an updated look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Utah.

Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to Brady McCombs at 801-322-3405 or bmccombs@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 Mountain.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.


NEW YORK — A Utah man recently freed from a Venezuelan jail after two years says he initially felt anxious upon his return. Joshua Holt spoke about his ordeal Tuesday on NBC’s “Today Show.” The 26-year-old said he “had a little bit of anxiety” getting off the plane because there were “tons of police officers” but then remembered they were there to take care of and love him. SENT: 330 words.



LOS ANGELES — Following in the hushed footsteps of “A Quiet Place,” the scary new film “Hereditary” is angling to be the breakout horror hit of the summer. Toni Collette stars as a woman whose mother dies and strange things start happening to her family. The buzz for the film has been growing since it premiered in the midnight section at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year to rave reviews. By Lindsey Bahr. SENT: 710 words, photos.

— SIOUX COUNTY FIRE — A 20-year-old northwest Iowa man has been given 75 years in prison for killing his grandfather and burning his home.


— EX-ATTORNEY GENERAL-LAXALT — A Utah judge has rejected the state’s argument that former Utah Attorney General John Swallow isn’t entitled to $1.6 million in reimbursement for legal fees in a failed criminal case against him.

— UTAH-NEW PROSECUTORS — Officials say the U.S Attorney’s Office in Utah soon will get six new prosecutors.


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