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AP-UT--Utah News Digest, UT

September 1, 2018

Good afternoon. Here’s an updated look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Utah.

Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Salt Lake City bureau at 801-322-3405 or apsaltlake@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 Mountain.

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

TOP STORIES:

BALLISTICS TESTING

SALT LAKE CITY —Utah authorities say a recently solved drive-by shooting case in Ogden highlights the effectiveness of a newly formed center that provides investigators with improved ballistics testing. UPCOMING: 300 words.

WILDLAND FIREFIGHTERS-STUDY

BOISE, Idaho — Researchers have expanded a health-monitoring study of wildland firefighters after a previous study found season-long health declines and deteriorating reaction times. Eighteen firefighters who parachute from airplanes to battle flames are wearing advanced motion monitors this summer to track how they hold up. By Keith J. Ridler. SENT: 870 words, photos.

SPORTS:

FBC--BYU-ARIZONA

TUCSON, Ariz. — Arizona kicks off the Kevin Sumlin Era when the Wildcats face BYU in their season opener. By John Marshall. UPCOMING: 700 words. Starts at 7:45 p.m. MST.

FBC--T25--TOP 25 TAKEAWAYS

No. 6 Washington tries to make an early statement for the Pac-12 that could impact the entire season and No. 14 Michigan unveils quarterback Shea Patterson against No. 12 Notre Dame. By College Football Writer Ralph D. Russo.

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