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AP-AZ--Arizona News Advisory, AZ

November 12, 2018

Good morning. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Arizona.

Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Phoenix bureau at 602-258-8934 or aparizona@ap.org.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. All times are Mountain unless specified otherwise.

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

TOP STORIES:

STATE PARKS-DEPUTY DIRECTOR

A deputy director of Arizona State Parks & Trails, who is under investigation over accusations the agency bulldozed over archaeological sites, appears to have signed a federal grant application under the guise of being an archaeologist. The Arizona Republic has obtained documents that show Jim Keegan filled out a form in 2016 that required a signature from an archaeologist. Keegan has no training in that field. UPCOMING: 350 words by 2 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

—MIGRANT CARAVAN — Several thousand Central American migrants have started the day hitching rides toward the western Mexico city of Guadalajara as they prepare to hit the Pacific coast route northward.

—CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES-ARIZONA HELP — At least six Arizona fire departments are sending crews to help fight massive and deadly wildfires in northern and southern California.

SPORTS

FBN--CARDINALS-IMPROVEMENTS

TEMPE, Ariz. — It was another loss for Arizona but there there were some signs of improvement for the Cardinals. They sacked Patrick Mahomes a season-high five times and David Johnson had his best game of the season. By Bob Baum. UPCOMING: 600 words by 7 p.m., ET. AP Photos.

FBC--BIG 12-FINAL FOUR

The Big 12 has four teams still in contention for the two spots in the conference championship game. There are two weeks left, and two big head-to-head matchups. By Stephen Hawkins. UPCOMING. 600 words, photos by 3 p.m. CT

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