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AP-AK--Alaska News Coverage Advisory, AK

May 14, 2018

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Alaska. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Anchorage bureau at 800-770-7549 or at apanchorage@ap.org. News Editor Mark Thiessen can be reached at 907-272-7549 or mthiessen@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 and digests will keep you up to date.

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

Alaska at 9 a.m.


ANCHORAGE — A man with a knife tried to enter a rural school and stabbed two people outside. Authorities say the principal at Kotlik School locked it down Friday just before 19-year-old Rick Andrews reached the front door. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 450 words by 2 p.m.



BETHEL — The tribal commission formed to co-manage the Lower Kuskokwim’s fish has laid out an approach to protect the river’s salmon, voting down a resolution to allow larger nets that would catch bigger fish. SENT: 270 words.


JUNEAU — Some Juneau day care directors are worried that proposed regulations would reduce capacity and worsen the shortage of affordable Alaska child care. SENT: 425 words.


— FATAL PLANE CRASH — A pilot died in a weekend airplane crash near Whittier.

— GREENHOUSE GAS — Groups of Maine citizens want the state to strengthen its law cutting greenhouse gas emissions.


If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apanchorage@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Exchange and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Alaska and other states. The Marketplace is accessible on the left navigational pane of the AP Exchange home page, near the bottom. For both national and state, you can click “All” or search for content by topics such as education, politics and business.

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