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BC-CA--California News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, CA

December 19, 2018

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in California. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Los Angeles bureau at 213-626-1200, or losangeles@ap.org. John Antczak is on the desk, followed by Robert Jablon. AP-California News Editor Frank Baker can be reached at 213-346-3134 or fsbaker@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. All times are Pacific.

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

UPCOMING TODAY:

IMMIGRATION-CHILDREN’S SHELTERS

Decades after the U.S. stopped institutionalizing kids because large and crowded orphanages were causing lasting trauma, it is happening again. The federal government has placed most of the 14,300 migrant toddlers, children and teens in its care in detention centers and residential facilities packed with hundreds, or thousands, of children. By Garance Burke and Martha Mendoza. SENT: 2,244 words, photos.

TRUMP-BORDER WALL

WASHINGTON _ The Senate is preparing to vote Wednesday on a short-term measure to fund the government through Feb. 8, a move that eases the risk of a shutdown and comes only after President Donald Trump backed off his demand for border wall funds. By Lisa Mascaro, Matthew Daly and Catherine Lucey. SENT: 910 words, photos.

VATICAN-BISHOPS

VATICAN CITY _ Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of a Los Angeles auxiliary bishop, Monsignor Alexander Salazar, following allegations of misconduct with a minor in the 1990s, officials said Wednesday. By Nicole Winfield. SENT: 819 words, hoto.

GIRL KILLED BY TRAIN

FRESNO, Calif. _ Police in central California say a woman has been arrested on felony child neglect charges after her 8-year-old daughter was killed as she crawled under a train in downtown Fresno. SENT: 115 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated.

SPY SATELLITE

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. _ A classified satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office is scheduled for launch Wednesday evening aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta 4 Heavy rocket. UPCOMING: Developing from 5:44 p.m. launch time.

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