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AP-NV--Nevada Coverage Advisory, NV

November 28, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

NEVADA WEATHER

RENO, Nev. — Several storms that could drop up to three feet of snow in the mountains of northern Nevada and smaller amounts in lower elevations is on tap for the rest of the week. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version.

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRE-POPULAR SHERIFF

CHICO, Calif. — A Northern California sheriff’s popularity is growing after playing a central role in two major crises. Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea ordered the evacuation of thousands of residents as a wildfire roared through Paradise this month. He also told people living downstream of a dam to flee last year as a spillway threatened to collapse and flood communities. Though each evacuation turned chaotic at times, his handling of both crises ultimately burnished his public image. By Paul Elias. SENT: 1,040 words, photos.

With:

— CALIFORNIA WILDFIRE — $1 million donated to students, teachers in burned California town.

— CALIFORNIA WILDFIRE-UTILITY — Judge to utility: Explain any role in deadly California fire.

IMMIGRATION-IMPERILED SPONSORS

A coalition of civil-liberties and immigrant-rights groups is demanding that the federal agency tasked with reuniting asylum-seeking children with relatives immediately stop sharing information with immigration authorities. The groups say the information the agency gets from the children is being used to deport relatives and other potential sponsors. Immigration officials say the arrangement is justified because it facilitated the arrest of 41 people for deportation over the summer. By Frank Bajak. SENT: 1,170 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

— SOFTWARE COMPANY-RENO HEADQUATERS: Another software company based in the San Francisco Bay Area has announced plans to move its headquarters to Reno, Nevada.

— SCHOOL NAME-FALLEN OFFICER: Another software company based in the San Francisco Bay Area has announced plans to move its headquarters to Reno, Nevada.

SPORTS:

BOX--TIM DAHLBERG-HEAVYWEIGHT CLASH

Just how well Deontay Wilder’s heavyweight title defense Saturday night against Tyson Fury in Los Angeles will do at the box office is a question mark. For all the power in his right hand, Wilder is still trying to build his brand and Fury is largely an enigma in the U.S. What it means for boxing’s most prestigious division, though, is easy to quantify. By Sports Columnist Tim Dahlberg. SENT: 790 words, photos.

BKC--VALAPARAISO-UNLV

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

TEAM X-FACTOR

Team X is a newly formed all-female development ski team out of Park City, Utah, that’s trying to become an alternate way to prepare the next generation. By Sports Writer Pat Graham. SENT: 870 words, photos.

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