BC-AK--Alaska News Coverage Advisory, AK
Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Alaska. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Anchorage bureau at 800-770-7549 or at email@example.com. News Editor Mark Thiessen can be reached at 907-272-7549 or firstname.lastname@example.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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 and digests will keep you up to date.
Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.
Alaska at 8:30 a.m.
JUNEAU _ A legislative committee is scheduled to hear the fiscal impacts of opioid abuse in Alaska. By Becky Bohrer. UPCOMING: 400 words by 5 p.m.
ACROSS THE STATE:
NATIVE LANGUAGES IMMERSION
FAIRBANKS _ Native studies officials at the University of Alaska Fairbanks are praising efforts to reauthorize federal legislation funding immersion programs for Native American languages. SENT: 265 words.
ANCHORAGE _ Three areas in Alaska topped the list of most reports of snowmobile thefts in the U.S., according to an analysis of national crime figures. SENT: 285 words.
_ RESTAURANT FIRES _ Anchorage firefighters fought a suspicious fire Thursday morning at a strip mall where an arson fire burned a restaurant earlier in the week.
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MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Alaska and other states. The Marketplace is accessible on the left navigational pane of the AP Exchange home page, near the bottom. For both national and state, you can click “All” or search for content by topics such as education, politics and business.