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AP-AK--Alaska News Coverage Advisory, AK

September 20, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

AROUND ALASKA:

KODIAK COOPERATIVE-CANNED SALMON

KODIAK — A Kodiak cooperative has received its first delivery of locally harvested canned salmon, a step toward its goal of opening a grocery store selling Alaska-sourced products. SENT: 245 words.

ALASKA SURGEON-HOMICIDE

KETCHIKAN — The trial of a Washington state man charged in the death of a Ketchikan surgeon will be held in Juneau. SENT: 305 words.

IN BRIEF:

— WOMAN ASSAULTED-SENTENCE — A former Anchorage air traffic controller who offered a woman a ride and choked her until she was unconscious is free after a plea deal.

— KING COVE HYDROELECTRIC — The Alaska Peninsula city of King Cove held a ceremony to commemorate its second hydroelectric facility.

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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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