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BC-UT--Utah Coverage Advisory, UT

January 10, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is taking the shutdown battle to the U.S.-Mexico border, seeking to bolster his case for the border wall after negotiations with Democrats blew up over his funding demands. By Catherine Lucey, Lisa Mascaro and Laurie Kellman. SENT: 860 words, photos, video. UPCOMING: Updates. Visit scheduled for 3:30 p.m. MST.


_ BORDER WALL-EMINENT DOMAIN: Some property owners on the border in Texas are vowing to reject buyout offers and preparing to fight the federal government in court if it moves to seize their land to build a wall. By Nomaan Merchant. SENT: 1,090 words, photos, video.

_ BORDER WALL-STATES: Montana’s Senate president is proposing that the state give $8 million to the U.S. government to help pay for President Donald Trump’s border wall. Scott Sales, a Republican from Bozeman, is drafting an appropriations bill and a resolution stating Montana lawmakers’ support for the proposed wall.


_ FOUR CORNERS-WEATHER RADAR: Colorado has awarded $1.7 million to set up a weather radar system in the Four Corners region, a blind spot in current weather and radar modeling systems.



SALT LAKE CITY _ Washington plays Utah at Jon M. Huntsman Center.


PROVO, Utah _ Portland plays BYU at Marriott Center.


— Three-time Olympic medalist Lindsey Vonn doesn’t want health or history to dictate when her storied skiing career ends. By Eric Willemsen. SENT: 720 words, photo.


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