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AP-MI--Michigan News Digest 1:30pm, MI

June 10, 2018

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Michigan at 1:30 p.m. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to the AP-Detroit bureau at 800-642-4125 or 313-259-0650 or apmichigan@ap.org. Jeff Karoub is on the desk. AP-Michigan News Editor Roger Schneider can be reached at 313-259-0650 or rschneider@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 Eastern.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.



ROYAL OAK, Mich. — The family of a Michigan man killed in the Vietnam War who was honored at a recent memorial has been found. SENT: 275 words.



ROYAL OAK, Mich. — The Detroit Zoo announced it has converted three bear habitats into one collective environment, more than doubling the space shared by three rescued grizzly bears. SENT: 270 words, photos.


DETROIT —When the Allied Media Conference returns to Detroit in June for its 20th year, a new dynamic will be in place to highlight Detroit-owned food businesses and connect global chefs to local farms who have community and social justice in mind. One focus of the DIY media summit will be a “Dream Cafe” where a group of chefs will take over the Cass Cafe to serve pop-up meals using locally grown food. The cafe, prominently featuring female chefs, will be open to conference attendees and the public. By Melody Baetens, Detroit News. SENT IN ADVANCE: 1191 words, photos.


DETROIT —After graduating from WMU-Cooley Law School in January, Matt Super aced the bar exam the following month on his first attempt. Super had been driving to the law school when a car ran a red light and hit him. Turns out, not only did Super have a traumatic brain injury, he also had post-traumatic stress disorder. Currently working at Romano Law Firm, Super is interested in working with people with head injuries, disabilities or special needs, military veterans and in estate planning. By Sheila Pursglove, Detroit Legal News. SENT IN ADVANCE: 1001 words.


— FLASH FLOODS-MICHIGAN: Flash flooding in far southwestern Michigan have triggered evacuations and rescues of several residents.

— BLOODY CLOTHING-LAKE: The body of a 20-year-old man whose body was found in a suburban Detroit lake and shot multiple times has been identified.

— BROWNFIELD CLEANUPS-PORT AUTHORITY: The Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority is getting $500,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency to help clean up contaminated brownfield sites.

— TRUST BUILDING-POLICE: The Grand Rapids Police Department hopes to improve communication and problem solving with residents of the western Michigan city.

— SCIENCE GALLERY LAB DETROIT: A multimedia exhibition exploring struggle, survival and success is the inaugural offering at the Science Gallery Lab Detroit .

— POLICE CAT-KITTEN SHOWER: The Michigan Humane Society is hosting a baby shower for kittens, and a suburban Detroit police feline is scheduled to be a special guest.



DETROIT — Corey Kluber tries for his 10th win of the season when he takes the mound against Detroit’s Artie Lewicki. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 1:10 p.m.


BROOKLYN, Mich. — Kyle Larson tries for his fourth straight Cup Series victory at Michigan. Kurt Busch starts on the pole. By Noah Trister. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos. Race starts at 2 p.m.


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