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AP-NV--Nevada News Coverage Advisory, NV

October 9, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

ELECTION-NEVADA STATEHOUSE

LAS VEGAS — A judge is due to reconsider his ruling that would nullify results of a Republican state Assembly primary because the apparent winner didn’t file campaign finance reports on time. With mail-in ballots listing Jason Burke’s name already distributed, Clark County District Judge Jim Crockett is due on Tuesday to hear state attorneys argue that he made a mistake granting Mack Miller’s bid to block Burke’s candidacy. By Ken Ritter. UPCOMING: 130 words, longer version by 1 p.m. PDT.

ELECTION 2018-NEVADA VOTERS

LAS VEGAS — Tight races for governor and U.S. Senate have pushed a record number of people to register to vote in Nevada this year, and any stragglers have a little more than one week to register in time to participate in the 2018 midterms. Tuesday marks the last day people can register to vote by mail, though potential Nevada voters can still sign up online or in-person. By Michelle L. Price. UPCOMING: 130 words, longer version, photos.

ELECTION 2018-BERNIE SANDERS

WASHINGTON — Sen. Bernie Sanders is embarking on a nine-state battleground tour on behalf of Democratic candidates competing in the November elections, returning to the campaign trail ahead of a decision on another White House bid. States were stops are planned include Arizona and Nevada. By Ken Thomas. SENT: 790 words, photos.

IMMIGRATION-THE BATTLE FOR ALEXA

A Michigan couple who were serving as foster parents to an immigrant girl became convinced she’d be in danger if returned to her deported mother in El Salvador. They sought custody in a case that exposes holes in the child welfare system. The federal government says all migrant children separated from their parents will be reunited. But The Associated Press found that is not always the case. By Garance Burke and Martha Mendoza. SENT: 3,800 words, photos, video.

MUSIC-AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS

Drake and Cardi B are the leaders with eight nominations each at the 2018 American Music Awards, to air live Oct. 9 from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, where performers include Taylor Swift, Mariah Carey and Jennifer Lopez. By Music Writer Mesfin Fekadu. SENT: 400 words, photos. Will be updated after start of show at 8 p.m. EDT.

IN BRIEF:

— FREE HEALTH CLINICS-UNR: The School of Medicine at the University of Nevada, Reno is offering a series of free health clinics for the uninsured and others into December.

SPORTS:

NBA DIVERSITY-FRONT OFFICES

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Job opportunity? Next step for NBA to improve its good marks in diversity is by hiring women in positions of power. By Sports Writer Teresa M. Walker. SENT: 980 words, photos.

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