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BC-NV--Nevada News Coverage Advisory, NV

April 4, 2019

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

Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Las Vegas bureau at (702) 382-7440 or aplasvegas@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 Pacific.

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

TOP STORIES:

MINING FATALITY-NEVADA

RENO, Nev. _ Federal mine safety officials have cited Newmont Mining Corp. in the death of a Nevada miner who was run over by his truck in November after he left the engine running and failed to set the parking brake on the unattended vehicle. By Scott Sonner. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version.

ELECTION 2020-JOE BIDEN

Former Vice President Joe Biden acknowledged Wednesday that his tendency toward physical displays of affection and encouragement has made some women uncomfortable, and he promised to be “much more mindful” of respecting personal space. By Thomas Beaumont. SENT: 570 words, photos, video.

With:

_ ELECTION 2020-DEFENDING BIDEN: It’s simply a “human touch.” He’s a “warm, affectionate person.” ″He hugs everybody.” By Jocyelyn Noveck. SENT: 1,210 words, photos, video.

MUSIC-CELINE DION

LOS ANGELES _ Celine Dion is ending her Las Vegas residency soon, but the superstar singer will keep herself busy by releasing new music and embarking on a new world tour later this year. By Jonathan Landrum Jr. SENT: 410 words, photos, video.

MUSIC-BILLBOARD AWARDS

NEW YORK — Cardi B is the leading contender at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards with 21 nominations. The awards take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The show has 56 categories and will air live on NBC. By Mesfin Fekadu. SENT: 440 words, photos.

SPORTS:

HKN--COYOTES-GOLDEN KNIGHTS

LAS VEGAS _ The Coyotes have a playoff spot in their sights as they face the Golden Knights on Thursday night. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 10 p.m. EDT.

BKN--NBA PLAYOFF PICTURE

Milwaukee is on the brink of clinching the NBA’s best record, and the bottom of the East is a mess. Out in the West, Houston is hard-charging at Denver for the No. 2 seed, Golden State still has some work left to get the No. 1 spot and San Antonio has slipped into eighth going into the final seven days of the regular season. By Tim Reynolds. SENT: 890 words, photos.

BKC--NCAA-FINAL FOUR GUIDE

The NCAA Tournament needed a little time to warm up. There were a few upsets, some close games and breakout performances, but not the usual wow factor we expect in the early rounds. Once the bracket hit the Elite Eight, the madness returned to March. And then there were four. SENT: 530 words, photos.

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