AP-AK--Alaska News Coverage Advisory, AK
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. News Editor Mark Thiessen can be reached at 907-272-7549 or email@example.com.
A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 8:30 a.m.
ALASKA SEABIRD DIE-OFF
ANCHORAGE — Federal wildlife officials documenting an Alaska seabird die-off first noticed in May are appealing to coastal communities to report dead and dying birds. By Dan Joling. UPCOMING: 500 words by 2 p.m. AP photos.
AROUND THE STATE:
ALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY
ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Volcano Observatory is getting $12 million in additional federal funding to update equipment and hire more staff. SENT: 230 words.
ALASKA OPIOID OVERDOSES
ANCHORAGE — Deadly opioid overdoses in Alaska increased again, with the powerful painkiller fentanyl linked to a larger portion of the deaths last year, according to a state report. SENT: 290 words.
— JUNEAU FIRE — Juneau firefighters spent a half hour knocking down a fire in a building that’s being demolished.
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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.