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BC-AK--Alaska News Coverage Advisory, AK

February 5, 2019

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 apanchorage@ap.org. News Editor Mark Thiessen can be reached at 907-272-7549 or mthiessen@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 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.

ACROSS THE STATE:

HAWAII-SPACEPORT

HILO, Hawaii _ A public meeting has been scheduled for the satellite launch facility proposed by the Alaska-owned aerospace corporation for a site on the east side of the Big Island. SENT: 205 words.

ALASKA MARIJUANA

JUNEAU _ Marijuana growers and retailers in Alaska say they’re concerned about Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s plans for the industry following his recent picks for the state marijuana board. SENT: 310 words.

IN BRIEF:

_ RESTAURANT FIRE _ Anchorage fire officials say the fire that destroyed an eastside sushi restaurant likely was intentionally set.

_ WOMAN SHOT _ Anchorage police are investigating the shooting death of a woman along a downtown street.

_ ALASKA-TIMBER SALES _ The U.S. Forest Service has rescheduled a public meeting about planned timber sales in southeast Alaska.

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If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apanchorage@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Exchange and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

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.

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