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AP-TX--Texas News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, TX

June 14, 2018

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Texas. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to 972-991-2100.

A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

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UPCOMING:

CONGRESSMAN SHOT-BASEBALL

WASHINGTON — In the year since House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and others were shot at a congressional baseball practice, mass shootings have occurred at a Texas church, a Las Vegas music festival and high schools in Parkland, Florida, and Santa Fe, Texas. Ohio Rep. Brad Wenstrup, a doctor who helped save Scalise’s life last June, has watched those attacks unfold with the acute sensitivity of a mass shooting survivor. The baseball practice attack one year ago gives special weight to the annual game Thursday night at Nationals Park, where Republicans and Democrats are gathering for the competition that dates to 1909. By Matthew Daly and Laurie Kellman. SENT: 970 words, with photo. Will be updated.

IN BRIEF:

— ROLLOVER PASS-DEVELOPMENT — Texas is expected to seek more proposals to close the Rollover Pass manmade channel along the Gulf of Mexico after the lone bid was twice the projected cost.

— TWO DEAD CRASH — Authorities say two people — from New Mexico and Texas — are dead after two tractor-trailers crashed head-on in central Kansas.

SPOT MEMBER EXCHANGE:

Pending.

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