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AP-NV--Nevada News Coverage Advisory - 8:30 am, NV

June 11, 2018

Good morning. Here’s an updated 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

BANNING LEGAL BROTHELS

PAHRUMP, Nev. — Nevada confronts its status as the only place in America where you legally pay someone for sex as a coalition of religious groups and anti-sex trafficking activists pushes referendums to ban brothels and the state’s most famous pimp runs for a seat in the state Legislature. By Michelle L. Price. SENT: 1,160 words, photos.

NEVADA-PRIMARY

LAS VEGAS — Nevada’s Dean Heller is considered the vulnerable Republican senator seeking re-election this year, but he has an easy primary battle Tuesday thanks to President Donald Trump. Heller was being challenged from the right by Danny Tarkanian, but Trump persuaded him to drop out of the race. Tarkanian is running for a House seat, instead. His exit leaves a contentious Democratic battle for governor as Nevada’s most closely watched race Tuesday. By Michelle L. Price. SENT: 860 words, photos.

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NERDWALLET-LIZ WESTON-TAXES IN RETIREMENT

Your tax situation in retirement may be a lot more complicated than it is while you’re working. Your Social Security benefits, retirement plan withdrawals and other factors could affect how you are taxed in retirement. By Liz Weston, NerdWallet. SENT: 840 words, photo.

SPORTS:

GLF--TIM DAHLBERG-TIGER WOODS

His irons are sublime, his driver for the most part long and straight. If we’ve learned anything from his latest comeback, Tiger Woods can still putt a bit, too. A decade ago that would have made him the overwhelming pick to win the U.S. Open. Heck, a decade ago he won the U.S. Open basically on one leg for what, incredibly enough, was his last major championship win. But as Woods docks his yacht near Shinnecock Hills this week he’s still a golfing enigma of sorts. By Tim Dahlberg. SENT: 910 words, photos.

BKL--WINLESS FEVER

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — It’s been a tough start to the season for the Indiana Fever. The team has lost its first eight games — the worst start in franchise history. Indiana had a good shot at its first victory Sunday but fell to New York 78-75. With the game tied in the final 20 seconds, the Fever couldn’t get a much-needed stop and then didn’t get a good look on the other end to try and tie the game. By Doug Feinberg. SENT: 490 words, photo.

BBO--YANKEES-METS

NEW YORK — Seth Lugo pitched six dominant innings in a stellar spot start, Todd Frazier hit a two-run homer off Luis Severino, and the New York Mets beat the Yankees 2-0 to snap an eight-game skid. Frazier went deep for the second consecutive night to help the Mets prevent a Subway Series sweep at Citi Field. They ended a 10-game home losing streak and avoided an 0-9 homestand that would have matched the worst in team history. By Mike Fitzpatrick. SENT: 960 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

— GAS PRICES-LAS VEGAS — Gasoline prices in the Las Vegas area have increased over the past month.

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