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BC-IN--Indiana News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, IN

February 5, 2019

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Indiana. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Indianapolis bureau at 317-639-5501, 800-382-1582 or indy@ap.org. David Runk is on the desk. All times are Eastern.

A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. All times are Eastern. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

UPCOMING TODAY:

STATE OF UNION-TYLER TRENT’S PARENTS

INDIANAPOLIS _ The parents of Tyler Trent, the Purdue University superfan and cancer activist who died in January, were expected to meet with Vice President Mike Pence before attending President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address. UPCOMING: 130 words.

IN BRIEF:

_ INFANT DEATH-HUNTINGTON: A man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison in the shaking death of his 2-month-old daughter in northeastern Indiana.

_ INDIANA UNIVERSITY-BICENTENNIAL MEDAL: Indiana University has unveiled the design of a bicentennial medal that will be issued for the school’s 200th birthday. The medal design depicts IU’s seal on one side and an outline of Indiana and contours like flight patterns on the flip side.

_ NOTRE DAME-MORENO: The University of Notre Dame says actress, dancer and singer Rita Moreno will speak on the South Bend campus later this month. Moreno will be the guest of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies as part of its Transformative Latino Leadership Lecture Series.

_ UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT NOMINEE: A scholar from Purdue University in Indiana could become the next president of the University of Vermont. A memo sent to the UVM community on Monday, said that Suresh Garimella, a Purdue vice president, is the sole finalist for the job that will become vacant when current UVM President Thomas Sullivan leaves the post later this year to finish a book. SENT: 130 words

SPORTS:

BKN--LAKERS-PACERS

INDIANAPOLIS _ The Los Angeles Lakers visit the Indiana Pacers. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos.

BKN--PACERS-PELICANS

NEW ORLEANS _ Darren Collison came through with the kind of late-game heroics fans in New Orleans hoped to see when they welcomed him to the Big Easy as a 2009 first-round draft choice. All the more reason for the Indiana Pacers to be glad Collison plays for them now. By Sports Writer Brett Martel. SENT: 730 words, photos. Moved late Monday.

ALSO:

_ BKC--VALPARAISO-ILLINOIS STATE

Valparaiso plays Illinois State at Redbird Arena. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merit.

_BKC--BALL STATE-NORTHERN ILLINOIS

Ball State plays Northern Illinois at NIU Convocation Center. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merit.

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