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AP-UT--Utah News Advisory, UT

November 19, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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SALT LAKE CITY — A new state report shows that 71 people have died in Utah jails since 2013, with the majority of inmate deaths occurring within a week of being locked up. The state Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice compiled the report — the first time a state agency has tallied the county jail numbers for a single report, The Salt Lake Tribune reported last week. SENT: 300 words.


—CHURCH ASSAULT — Police in Centerville are searching for a suspect who broke into a church and assaulted an elderly woman.

—DROWNING DEATHS — A Minnesota man whose body was found over the weekend in a Utah reservoir apparently drowned along with his friend from Salt Lake City.

—NAVAJO-DROUGHT PROTECTION — Outgoing Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye has extended the tribe’s crop insurance amid ongoing extreme drought conditions.



The Utah Jazz visit the Indiana Pacers.


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