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AP-NV--Nevada News Digest, NV

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

TOP STORIES

NEVADA MUSEUM-SPACE BALLOON

RENO, Nev. — The Nevada Museum of Art is ready to launch a $1.5 million diamond-shaped balloon into space. The museum’s project, which is being billed as a sculpture, will be stuffed in a package attached to a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that will launch Monday from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version.

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRE

PARADISE, Calif. — President Donald Trump arrived in Northern California on Saturday to see firsthand the grief and devastation from the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century amid confusion over how many people remain unaccounted for. Also, authorities confirmed a new death toll of 71 and say they are trying to locate 1,011 people , even as they stressed that not all are believed missing. By Sudhin Thanawala. SENT: 810 words, photos, video. UPCOMING: Updates.

IN BRIEF

— TAX EVASION-SENTENCING: A Las Vegas man faces prison time after being sentenced for not paying more than $3 million in taxes and for fraudulently concealed assets.

SPORTS:

FBC--NEVADA-SAN JOSE STATE

RENO, Calif. — Nevada plays San Jose State at CEFCU Stadium.

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