BC-IN--Indiana News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, IN
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Rick Callahan 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
NICKEL PLATE CORRIDOR
FISHERS, Ind. _ Federal regulators have ruled in favor of a plan to convert central Indiana’s Nickel Plate Railroad corridor into a recreational trail. The Federal Surface Transportation Board issued three interim trail use notices last week for segments of the railway in Noblesville, Fishers and Indianapolis. The cities want to convert the line into a multi-use pedestrian and bicycle trail. SENT: 130 words.
_ SHOWBOAT FOR SALE: CINCINNATI _ The city of Cincinnati is looking to sell the Showboat Majestic, a 95-year-old riverboat that was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1989. Cincinnati paid $5,000 for the boat back in 1967, obtaining it from Indiana University. With Photo.
_ MEDICAL HELICOPTER SERVICE: Indiana University Health is relocating its medical helicopter to a new home base in the coming months.
FBC--MUSIC CITY BOWL
NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ Purdue and Auburn meet for the first time Friday in the Music City Bowl with Jarrett Stidham playing his last game for the Tigers before leaving for the NFL draft. By Teresa M. Walker. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 1:30 p.m. ET.
No. 3 Notre Dame has players who were signed to scholarships out of high school by the Irish from 24 states, plus Washington D.C. and Canada, the most far-flung roster of College Football Playoff semifinalists. These days, though, Notre Dame’s approach is not uncommon _ especially among the top programs. By College Football Writer Ralph D. Russo. MOVED: 900 words, with photos, at 3 a.m.
The Detroit Pistons visit the Indiana Pacers.
BKC--PURDUE FORT WAYNE-NORTH DAKOTA
Purdue Fort Wayne plays North Dakota at Betty Engelstad Sioux Center.
IUPUI plays Northern Kentucky at BB&T Arena at Northern Kentucky.
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