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BC-UT--Utah News Coverage Advisory, UT

May 9, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



PHOENIX _ More than a dozen states have moved to declare pornography a public health crisis, encouraging supporters but raising concerns among experts who say the label goes too far and carries its own risks. Arizona became the latest of 16th state to pass a resolution in at least one legislative chamber on Monday, calling for a systemic effort to prevent exposure to porn that’s increasingly accessible to kids at younger ages online. By Lindsay Whitehurst and Jonathan J. Cooper. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version.


More than a century after Chinese workers helped build a portion of the Transcontinental Railroad, their descendants are pushing for more than a token mention in history. Members of the Chinese Railroad Workers Descendants Association are gathering in Utah this week to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the railroad’s completion. Association president Michael Kwan says the milestone year has been an opportunity to educate the public about their ancestors and what they endured.





TOKYO — Residents of Japan began entering a ticket lottery on Thursday, hoping to land seats for next year’s Tokyo Olympics. People overseas will have to wait until June 15 when tickets are put on sale by special distributors in each country — known as Authorized Ticket Resellers. By Stephen Wade. SENT: 520 words, photos.


In a growingly divided country, about the only sure thing that replays in sports offer is that nobody agrees on what they just saw. By National Writer Eddie Pells. SENT: 1,220 words, photos.


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