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BC-AK--Alaska News Coverage Advisory, AK

May 24, 2019

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Alaska. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Anchorage bureau at 800-770-7549 or at apanchorage@ap.org. News Editor Mark Thiessen can be reached at 907-272-7549 or mthiessen@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 and digests will keep you up to date.

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

Alaska at 8:40 a.m.



AKIAK, Alaska _ An Alaska community has lost buildings due to erosion along the banks of its river, officials said. Residents of Akiak awoke Monday to find that smokehouses built along the Kuskokwim River had fallen into the water along with stretches of the riverbank in southwest Alaska, KYUK-AM reported Wednesday. SENT: 285 words.


FAIRBANKS, Alaska _ Alaska Native officials have criticized the state for backing out of negotiations over the Alaska Tribal Child Welfare Compact, a report said. The Alaska Federation of Natives and state tribal officials blamed Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy and his administration in a May 17 statement for the breakdown of negotiations over funding, The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported Thursday. SENT: 275 words.


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MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Alaska and other states. The Marketplace is accessible on the left navigational pane of the AP Exchange home page, near the bottom. For both national and state, you can click “All” or search for content by topics such as education, politics and business.

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