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AP-UT--Utah Coverage Advisory, UT

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

UNITED STATES-AFGHANISTAN

WASHINGTON — A rash of American combat deaths in Afghanistan, including that of a Utah National Guard major, is putting a spotlight on a stalemated 17-year war that is testing President Donald Trump’s commitment to pursuing peace with the Taliban. By Robert Burns. SENTL 850 words, photos.

SPORTS:

FBC--T25-PAC 12-CHAMPIONSHIP-SHELLEY’S SURGE

SALT LAKE CITY — Redshirt freshman Jason Shelley will be making just his fourth start for Utah when he leads the Utes into their first-ever Pac-12 championship game against No. 10 Washington on Friday night. He’ll be doing it coming off an emotional come-from-behind victory against rival BYU and riding a three-game winning streak that coincides with his rise to the top of the depth chart. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos by 5 p.m. MST.

BKN--JAZZ-NETS

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — The Utah Jazz visit the Brooklyn Nets.

BKC--NOTHERN IOWA-IOWA STATE

LOGAN, Utah — Northern Iowa plays Utah State at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.

BKC--WESTERN STATE COLORADO-UTAH VALLEY

OREM, Utah — Western State Colorado plays Utah Valley at UCCU Center.

TEAM X-FACTOR

Team X is a newly formed all-female development ski team out of Park City, Utah, that’s trying to become an alternate way to prepare the next generation. By Sports Writer Pat Graham. SENT: 970 words, photos.

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