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AP-AZ--Arizona News Coverage Advisory, AZ

November 6, 2018

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

Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Phoenix bureau at 602-258-8934 or aparizona@ap.org.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 Mountain unless specified otherwise.

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

TOP STORIES:

ELECTION 2018-SENATE-ARIZONA

PHOENIX — Democrat Kyrsten Sinema takes on Republican Martha McSally in the race to replace Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, who retired. By Nicholas Riccardi. SENT: 580 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing throughout the day, 800 words and photos.

ELECTION 2018-HOUSE-ARIZONA

PHOENIX — Democrats hope to pick up Southern Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District seat, being vacated by Rep. Martha McSally as seeks a U.S. Senate seat. By Bob Christie. SENT: 390 words. UPCOMING: Developing throughout the day and night with photos.

ELECTION 2018-GOVERNOR_ARIZONA

PHOENIX — Republican incumbent Doug Ducey is seeking a second term as Arizona governor and being challenged by Democrat David Garcia. By Anita Snow. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos.

ELECTION 2018-BALLOT ISSUES-ARIZONA

PHOENIX — Voters are being asked to repeal a big expansion of Arizona’s private school voucher program approved by the Legislature and Gov. Ducey in 2017 over unified opposition from Democrats. Also, a voter initiative known as Proposition 127 that would require utilities to get 50 percent of their power from renewable energy sources by 2030 is being fought fiercely by Arizona utilities backed by top Republican leaders. By Bob Christie. UPCOMING: Developing Tuesday evening, with photos.

ELECTION 2018-NAVAJO PRESIDENT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Voters on the country’s largest American Indian reservation are choosing between two seasoned politicians to become their next president. By Felicia Fonseca. UPCOMING: Developing throughout the day and night, with photos.

MIGRANT CARAVAN

MEXICO CITY — Thousands of Central Americans dreaming of getting to the United States streamed into Mexico’s capital and bedded down in a sports stadium on the eve of U.S. midterm elections in which President Donald Trump has made the migrant caravan a central issue. By Sonia Perez D, Mark Stevenson and Maria Verza. SENT: 900 words, photos.

SPORTS:

BKN--NETS-SUN

PHOENIX — The Brooklyn Nets open a four-game road trip with a game against the Phoenix Suns, who are coming off a victory over Memphis that was just their second win of the season. By Jose Romero. UPCOMING: 700 words, photo. Game starts 7 p.m. MST.

BBO--GM MEETINGS

CARLSBAD, Calif. — As baseball general managers gather for the start of their annual meetings, teams and players wonder whether last year’s slow free-agent market was an aberration or signaled a shift. By Baseball Writer Ronald Blum. UPCOMING: 800 words, by 9 p.m. EST.

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