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AP-NV--Nevada News Coverage Advisory, NV

August 17, 2018

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

Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Las Vegas bureau at (702) 382-7440 or aplasvegas@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 Pacific.

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

TAHOE SKI RESORT-DEVELOPMENT

RENO, Nev. — Environmentalists have lost their latest legal bid to block a major redevelopment project at a Lake Tahoe-area ski resort that hosted the 1960 Winter Olympics. UPCOMING: About 300 words by noon PDT.(backslash)OP STORIES:

TESLA-MUSK

What do you do when your CEO confesses that he’s cracking under the stress of his job? That’s the question that the nine board members of electric car and solar panel maker Tesla Inc. must answer after Elon Musk, the company’s impulsive leader, admitted to The New York Times that work is rattling his nerves in what he described as the most “difficult and painful year of my career.” By Tom Krisher. SENT: 930 words, photos.

BRIEFS:

—TAHOE SWIMMER RESCUE: A swimmer at Lake Tahoe had to be rescued after her leg became wedged between several boulders in the mountain lake on the California-Nevada line.

EXCHANGE EXTREME CLIMATES

LAS VEGAS — Thousands of tourists descend on Death Valley each summer to experience one of the world’s most extreme places at its most extreme. Compared with Terry Eddington, these people are amateurs. The National Park Service custodian is about halfway through her first summer in Death Valley, and she has already lived and worked through a July that may go down as the hottest month recorded on Earth. By Henry Brean, Las Vegas Review-Journal. SENT: 1,415 words.

SPORTS:

FBC--PICK SIX-CRITICAL GAMES

Jim Harbaugh has struggled to win the biggest games in his three years at Michigan, so this season’s opener at Notre Dame takes on added significance. Other games to watch this upcoming season include Chip Kelly’s return to Oregon as the coach of UCLA, and another clash between Auburn and Georgia. By Noah Trister. 600 words, photos.

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