LAS VEGAS (AP) — Good afternoon. Here’s an updated look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Nevada through the holiday weekend.
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TRIBAL CULTURE-YOUTH PROGRAM
STATELINE, Nev. — Native American youths in northern Nevada did more than listen to lectures and read the history of their ancestors during the winter break program run by the Washoe Tribe’s cultural department. They strapped on snowshoes they crafted like tribal members did centuries ago and followed their footsteps through a valley south of Lake Tahoe to traditional fishing grounds, according to the Tahoe Daily Tribune. UPCOMING: About 500 words, with AP Photos.
LAS VEGAS — Thousands of people poured into a football stadium in Las Vegas on Sunday, the anniversary of women’s marches around the world, to cap off a weekend of global demonstrations that promised to continue building momentum for equality, justice and an end to sexual harassment. SENT: 750 words, AP Photos, AP Video.
LAS VEGAS — John Coleman, who co-founded the Weather Channel and was the original meteorologist on ABC’s “Good Morning America” during a six-decade broadcasting career, has died, his wife said Sunday. He was 83. Linda Coleman told The Associated Press her husband died Saturday night at home in Las Vegas. She did not give a cause. SENT: 250 words.
ARMY HELICOPTER CRASH
FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The Army says two soldiers from Colorado have been killed in a helicopter crash during training operations in the Southern California desert. The San Bernardino Sun newspaper reports the AH-64 Apache crashed around 1 a.m. Saturday at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin. Fort Irwin is a remote facility in the High Mojave Desert midway between San Bernardino, California, and Las Vegas. SENT: 130 words.
RALEIGH, N.C. — The Carolina Hurricanes return to home ice to play host to the Western Conference-leading Vegas Golden Knights. UPCOMING: 500 words, AP Photos. Game starts at 6 p.m. MST.
— PRISON INMATE ESCAPE: Authorities are searching for a state prison inmate who escaped from a work camp north of Las Vegas.
— LOVE TRIANGLE-FATAL SHOOTING: Two men are dead and a woman wounded after what Las Vegas Metropolitan Police say appears to be a murder-suicide stemming from a possible love triangle.
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LAS VEGAS — It all began with the tortoise. In 1990, federal officials listed the Mojave Desert species as threatened across its range, touching off a series of new regulations and initiatives aimed at saving the long-lived reptile. So began a decades-long dispute that would inflame anti-government sentiment, turn Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his family into heroes of the militia movement and nearly end in bloodshed in 2014. By Henry Brean of the Las Vegas Review-Journal. SENT: 970 words, with AP Photos NVLVS301, NVLAS301. For use in weekend editions of Jan. 20 and beyond.
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