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AP-AK--Alaska News Coverage Advisory, AK

November 26, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 9 a.m.



FAIRBANKS — Three Fort Wainwright soldiers have put a proposed new Army combat fitness test through a trial run. The exercise would replace the old Army physical fitness tests. UPCOMING: 300 words by 11 a.m. AP Photos pursuing.


KETCHIKAN — State transportation officials have reduced fees for after-hours snow and ice management at the Klawock Airport and other rural airports may also see reductions. UPCOMING: 250 words by noon.


JUNEAU — A firefighting training exercise has taken down a Juneau landmark. UPCOMING: 250 words by noon. AP Photos pursuing.


— POLICE SHOOTING-PALMER — Alaska State Troopers have released the name of the officer who fatally shot a Palmer suspect.

— NORTH POLE FATAL — A 34-year-old North Pole woman died when her pickup flipped into a slough northwest of the city.


If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apanchorage@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Exchange and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

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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