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BC-NV--Nevada News Coverage Advisory, NV

February 26, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

CARSON CITY, Nev. _ A Nevada lawmakers says he wants to ban all legal brothels in the state over concerns for the safety of sex workers. Republican Sen. Joe Hardy said he plans to target the nation’s only legal brothel industry by introducing a bill prohibiting prostitution in Nevada. By Ryan Tarinelli. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version.

ELECTION 2020-BLOOMBERG

LAS VEGAS _ Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg holds a gun control advocacy event in Las Vegas, the city that saw the country’s deadliest mass shooting in modern history, days before he’s expected to announce whether he’ll launch a 2020 campaign for the White House. By Michelle L. Price. UPCOMING: 500 words from event starting at 1 p.m. PST.

WESTERN STORMS

SAN FRANCISCO — A winter storm that slammed the western U.S. was barreling through California on Tuesday, bringing threats of flooding, avalanches and blinding, blowing snow on roads in the Sierra Nevada. SENT: 470 words.

COLORADO RIVER-DROUGHT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. _ A California irrigation district with the highest-priority rights to Colorado River water is using its power to demand federal funds to restore the state’s largest lake, hoping to capitalize on one of its best opportunities to tackle a long-standing environmental and human health hazard. By Felicia Fonseca. SENT: 1,170 words, photos.

HOMES-SOUTHWEST STYLE

A desert storm is brewing in the design world. Renewed interest in earthy color palettes, rich textures, tribal patterns and rustic elements has sparked a revival of Southwestern decorating style, long associated with homes in New Mexico and Arizona. The look is interesting and exciting but also warm and casual, designers say. By Melissa Kossler Dutton. SENT: 590 words, photos.

MINE WASTE SPILL-CLEANUP

DENVER _ A gold mining company said the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is mishandling a Superfund cleanup of old mines in southwestern Colorado and suggested the EPA should be removed as the lead agency. By Dan Elliott. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version, photos.

AP APPOINTMENT

NEW YORK — Peter Prengaman, an award-winning multiformat global news manager, has been appointed to lead The Associated Press’ West Region. As West News Director based in Phoenix, Prengaman will oversee a team of text, photo and video journalists responsible for general news, politics and enterprise in 13 western states. The appointment was announced Tuesday by Noreen Gillespie, deputy managing editor for U.S. News. SENT: 470 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

_ DOUGLAS COUNTY MANAGER: The director of Nevada’s Department of Administration has resigned to accept a new job as the county manager of Douglas County.

SPORTS:

HKN--TRADE DEADLINE

The Vegas Golden Knights made a calculated gamble to acquire Mark Stone, the best player available in the days and hours leading up to the NHL trade deadline. Vegas added the 26-year-old forward in the boldest move around the league and paid a steep price in their bid to take another step this postseason by hoisting the Stanley Cup. Columbus, Winnipeg and Nashville were among the teams that made moves to bolster their chances to chase a championship. By Larry Lage. SENT: 770 words, photos.

HKN--STARS-GOLDEN KNIGHTS

LAS VEGAS _ The Golden Knights host the Dallas Stars on Tuesday night. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 10 p.m. EST.

BKC--T25-TOP 25 THIS WEEK

RALEIGH, N.C. — Wofford coach Mike Young knew his team had returning talent good enough to contend for a Southern Conference championship. Yet the 24th-ranked Terriers are flirting with accomplishing even more. By Aaron Beard. SENT: 760 words, photos.

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