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AP-AZ--Arizona News Advisory, AZ

August 20, 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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PHOENIX — A trial will begin Monday in a lawsuit that seeks to prevent a proposal to require the use of more clean energy in Arizona from appearing on the November ballot. The proposal would require half the state’s energy to come from renewable energy by 2020. Developing from 9 a.m. hearing.


NEW YORK — The ranks of forgotten Republicans are growing. Some were forced out, such as Tim Pawlenty, a former two-term Minnesota governor who lost this week’s bid for a political comeback. Some, such as the retiring Republican Sen. Bob Corker, chose to leave on their own. Others still serve, but with a muted voice. By Steve Peoples. SENT: 1,130 words, AP Photos.


—SMALL PLANE CRASH — Authorities say one person has died and another is injured after a small plane crashed in a Phoenix intersection.

—CAR PARKED ON FREEWAY-WOMAN DEAD — Authorities are trying to determine how a woman died after she was found in her car parked on a freeway in the Phoenix suburb of Peoria.



First-year coach Steve Wilks leads the Arizona Cardinals through a practice in preparation for Sunday’s game at Dallas. By Bob Baum. 500 words by 7 p.m.


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