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BC-MI--Michigan News Coverage Advisory, MI

May 8, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

UPCOMING TODAY:

TRUMP-TRADE POLITICS

WASHINGTON _ As he cranks up the pressure on China in pursuit of a new trade accord, President Donald Trump is putting his deal-making persona on the line and injecting new risk into his bid for another four years in the White House. Trump has raised the already high stakes of this week’s talks between U.S. and Chinese negotiators as he seeks to seal an agreement he can brandish on the campaign trail. By Kevin Freking and Zeke Miller. SENT: 940 words, photo.

IN BRIEF:

—SPRING FLOODING-MICHIGAN: Recent rainfall, high water levels in the Great Lakes and persistent winds are contributing to flooding in southeastern Michigan. Photos.

—TEEN-RIVER SEARCH: Authorities say they’ve found the body of a 15-year-old boy who fell through ice in February in Michigan’s northern Lower Peninsula.

—GREAT LAKES-DISASTER MAPS: Members of Congress want to modernize computer maps that assess which natural resources and infrastructure in the Great Lakes region are most vulnerable to disasters.

SPORTS:

BBA--ANGELS-TIGERS

DETROIT _ The Los Angeles Angels send left-hander Tyler Skaggs (3-2) to the mound and the Detroit Tigers counter with lefty Matthew Boyd (3-2) on Wednesday in the second game of their three-game series. By Larry Lage. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts 7:10 p.m. ET.

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