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AP-UT--Utah News Coverage Advisory, UT

August 17, 2018

Good morning. Here’s an updated look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Utah.

Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Salt Lake City bureau at 801-322-3405 or apsaltlake@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 Mountain.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

TOP STORIES:

CODE OFFICER KILLED

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — Funeral services will be held Friday in West Valley City for a municipal code enforcement officer fatally shot while on the job in the Salt Lake City suburb. UPCOMING: 400 words, photos.

ICYMI MORMON CHURCH NAME

SALT LAKE CITY — The faith has the famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir, recently made a documentary about its members called “Meet the Mormons” and uses “Mormon” in its official website addresses. But Mormon church President Russell M. Nelson on Thursday said he wants people to stop using “Mormon,” or “LDS” as substitutes for the full name of the religion: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. By Brady McCombs. SENT: 720 words.

EXCHANGE ODD BIKES

OGDEN, Utah — It’s easy to find someone with a love for bicycles in Utah, but Mark Johnson looks at cycling a little different than most. “I want to ride a bike that’s kind of dangerous, that’s a little sketchy, that’s a little scary,” said Johnson. By Benjamin Zack, Standard-Examiner. SENT: 600 words, photos.

BRIEFS:

— NAVAJO-BIA DIRECTOR: The tribe says Sharon Pinto has been reassigned to the U.S. Bureau of Indian Education as the deputy director.

SPORTS:

FBC--PICK SIX-CRITICAL GAMES

Jim Harbaugh has struggled to win the biggest games in his three years at Michigan, so this season’s opener at Notre Dame takes on added significance. Other games to watch this upcoming season include Chip Kelly’s return to Oregon as the coach of UCLA, and another clash between Auburn and Georgia. By Noah Trister. 600 words, photos.

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