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BC-NV--Nevada Coverage Advisory, NV

December 20, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

LAKE TAHOE-VACATION RENTAL FIGHT

RENO, Nev. _ Property and business owners at Lake Tahoe are suing to block new restrictions on short-term vacation rentals they say will discriminate against some residents and already are wreaking havoc on visiting families planning to spend the holidays at the mountain resort. By Scott Sonner. UPCOMING: About 600 words by 2 p.m. PST.

STEVE WYNN LAWSUIT

LAS VEGAS _ A Nevada judge on Thursday hears former Steve Wynn’s bid to block release of Massachusetts Gaming Commission findings in an investigation of sexual misconduct allegations against the casino mogul as head of Wynn Resorts Ltd. By Ken Ritter. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version.

OIL TRAIN ACCIDENTS

BILLINGS, Mont. — The Trump administration miscalculated potential damages from train derailments when it canceled an Obama-era rule requiring the installation of more advanced brakes by railroads hauling explosive fuels, The Associated Press has found. By Matthew Brown. SENT: 790 words.

SPORTS:

HKN--ISLANDERS-GOLDEN KNIGHTS

LAS VEGAS _ The New York Islanders visit the Vegas Golden Knights.

FBN--INSIDE THE NUMBERS

There’s hope in 2019 for the Jaguars, Raiders, Giants and other teams who will finish last in the division this year. The Chicago Bears already won the NFC North to complete a worst-to-first turnaround and the Houston Texans are on the verge of securing the AFC South to become the second team to do it this season. By Rob Maaddi. SENT: 500 words.

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