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AP-UT--Utah News Coverage Advisory, UT

August 28, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

WESTERN WILDFIRES-ADOPTED DOG

SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah firefighter whose co-worker died fighting California’s largest wildfire has adopted a dog he found while battling the blaze. By Lindsay Whitehurst. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version.

NAVAJO PRESIDENTIAL RACE

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Voters on the country’s largest American Indian reservation are headed to the polls to narrow a record field of 18 candidates for Navajo Nation president. More than 93,000 Navajos are registered to vote in Tuesday’s primary. The top two candidates move on to the November general election. By Felicia Fonseca. SENT: 390 words. UPCOMING: Updates.

BRIEFS:

— RECORDED DEATH-TEEN CHARGED: A judge has set a trial date for a Utah man accused of encouraging a high school friend to hang herself and filming the act.

SPORTS:

FBC--HAWAII’Ss QB PIPELINE

OXFORD, Miss. — Marcus Mariota’s emergence as one of the NFL’s top young stars helped provide proof that a good quarterback can be found in the state of Hawaii. A few years later, it’s become obvious the islands have quite a few guys who can spin a football. By David Brandt. UPCOMING: 800 words, file photos, video by 2 p.m. CDT.

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