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BC-MI--Michigan News Coverage Advisory, MI

May 24, 2019

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Michigan. 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. David Runk 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



LANSING, Mich. _ Michigan lawmakers are poised to vote on legislation to cut the state’s high car insurance premiums following progress in negotiations between Republican leaders and Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. The Legislature is convening for a rare Friday session, when a bill is scheduled for a vote in the House and then the Senate. It is unclear what changes are being made to the measure that previously drew a veto threat from Whitmer. By David Eggert. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated. Developing from legislative action Friday. Photos pursuing.


—DIOCESE OF SAGINAW-BISHOP: A Catholic diocese in Michigan says Pope Francis has selected the bishop of the Diocese of Rapid City in South Dakota as the Michigan diocese’s next bishop.

—FATAL CRASH-TEENS: Communities in the western Upper Peninsula are grieving over the deaths of two teenagers who died in a crash just before the end of the school year.

—ELECTROCUTION DEATH: A southern Michigan sheriff says a farm worker was fatally electrocuted when a steel truss he was holding touched a power line.



NEW YORK _ Noah Syndergaard pitches for the New York Mets in the Friday opener of a three-game interleague series against the skidding Detroit Tigers, who are coming off an 0-9 homestand. New York just finished a four-game sweep of Washington. By Baseball Writer Mike Fitzpatrick. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m. ET.


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