BC-NV--Nevada Coverage Advisory, NV
Good afternoon. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Nevada.
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NEW YEAR’S EVE-LAS VEGAS
LAS VEGAS _ No other city does it like Las Vegas. Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars and Gwen Stefani are among the superstars who will be ringing in the New Year with performances at venues on the Las Vegas Strip while more than 300,000 people gather on the world-famous corridor to watch fireworks. By Regina Garcia Cano. UPCOMING: 520 words, photos.
Go west, 2020 presidential candidates? Early voting in California’s primary will overlap with the traditional early nominating contests in Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina. That could force the sprawling field of Democrats to navigate those states as well as California’s notoriously complex landscape, where campaigning is done through paid political ads. By Nicholas Riccardi. SENT: 1,080 words, photos.
_ RENO CRASH: THREE TRAPPED: Reno police say firefighters had to extricate three 16-year-olds trapped in a vehicle after a rollover crash.
LAS VEGAS _ The Colorado Avalanche visit the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday night. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. PST.
FBN--NFL THIS WEEK
In a wild and crazy season, the biggest remaining tumult is in the AFC South. Houston leads and takes the division title by beating struggling Jacksonville. A Texans loss, however, gives the winner of the prime-time game between the Colts and Titans in Nashville the crown, dropping Houston into a wild card. By Pro Football Writer Barry Wilner. For weekend use: 1,700 words, photos.
FBN--FOX 25 YEARS
The manner in which football is televised today went in motion 25 years ago this month when Fox won rights to broadcast NFL games for $1.6 billion over four years. Besides its personalities the network has given us the scorebox, audio that brings viewers closer to the game, the one-hour pregame show, and a big production feel to sporting events. By Joe Reedy. SENT: 1,450 words.
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