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BC-NV--Nevada News Digest, NV

December 29, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

VEGAS HIDDEN FOREST

LAS VEGAS _ Las Vegas is known as a dry desert town, but the city’s urban forest is bigger than you might think. UPCOMING: 400 words.

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and Democrats are trading blame for the partial government shutdown but doing little substantive talking with each other, as the disruption in federal services and public employees’ pay slogs into another weekend. SENT: 940 words, photos, video.

POLICE OFFICER KILLED-CALIFORNIA

SAN FRANCISCO — A California officer’s killing reignites the state’s sanctuary law fight. By Olga Rodriguez and Jocelyn Gecker. SENT: 700 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

_ LAS VEGAS-AIR QUALITY: Clark County officials have issued a warning to residents about the potential for smoke in the air from fireworks over the New Year’s holiday.

_ NORTH VEGAS-FATAL STABBING: North Las Vegas police say a 21-year-old man is dead after apparently being stabbed.

SPORTS:

FBC--ARIZONA BOWL

TUCSON, Ariz. _ Arkansas State plays Nevada at Arizona Stadium.

BKC--T25-NEVADA-UTAH

SALT LAKE CITY _ Utah hosts national power Nevada on Saturday. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 12 p.m. MST.

HKN--GOLDEN KNIGHTS-KINGS

LOS ANGELES _ Drew Doughty and the Los Angeles Kings go for their fifth consecutive victory when they face the Vegas Golden Knights for the second time in seven days. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Starts 1 p.m. PST.

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