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

October 5, 2018

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 ET.

A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



SOUTH BEND — Increased security measures are planned following a shooting outside a bar in northern Indiana that left six people wounded. Officers responded early Thursday to a ShotSpotter gunfire detection system alert and found four wounded at the scene in South Bend and two others had walked to a hospital. Police say at least 30 shots were fired. SENT: 130 words.


— OHIO RIVER-WATER STANDARDS: A commission that watches over the Ohio River’s health has put off a vote on whether to move away from its role of setting pollution standards for the river. The Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission decided against holding a vote Thursday on a change that would leave the responsibility of setting water quality standards up to the six individual states along the river.

— ELDERLY LION DIES: A 22-year-old African lion named Mufasa has died after spending the last seven years at a northeastern Indiana sanctuary.

— ROSE-HULMAN GROUNDBREAKING: The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is breaking ground on a $29 million academic building that will include collaborative workspaces and design studios.



FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tom Brady isn’t worried about the shortcomings that the Patriots’ offense has displayed so far this season — whether it’s turnovers or lack of downfield passing. His measuring stick for progress is much more simplistic. “It’s really not about those things to me. It’s about points,” Brady said after New England’s 38-24 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday night. By Sports Writer Kyle Hightower. SENT: 800 words, photos.


After last year’s emotional, come-from-behind win over Penn State, Ohio State was run over by Iowa the next week. After another draining win at Penn State last week, the No. 4 Buckeyes are wary of not letting their guard down when 4-1 Indiana comes to town on Saturday. By Mitch Stacy. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos.


If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to indy@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 Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

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