AP-MI--Michigan News Digest 1:30 pm, MI
AP-MI--Michigan News Digest 1:30 pm, MI
Aug. 25, 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 email@example.com. Ed White is on the desk. AP-Michigan News Editor Roger Schneider can be reached at 313-259-0650 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For up-to-the minute information on AP's coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.
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LANSING, Mich. — Michigan Republicans and Democrats hold separate gatherings just miles apart to nominate candidates for attorney general, secretary of state and other statewide offices. By David Eggert. Developing.
DETROIT — Electric car and solar panel maker Tesla Inc. will remain on the public stock exchanges after CEO Elon Musk said Friday that investors have convinced him the company shouldn't go private. By Tom Krisher. SENT: 510 words, photo.
GREENSBURG, Ind. — Economists say no single community has been dramatically transformed by a southeastern Indiana Honda factory, despite soaring production numbers since the assembly plant opened a decade ago. The factory emerged in 2008 and is now making two of the country's best-selling vehicles, the Civic and the CR-V. The plant can also produce about 250,000 vehicles a year and employs 2,400 people, The Indianapolis Business Journal reported. SENT: 280 words.
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Walkers are enjoying a $361,000 footbridge over Malletts Creek in Ann Arbor. The bridge was funded by the city and opened in spring, The Ann Arbor News reported. The Lansdowne bridge project replaced an older bridge that was closed a decade ago because of safety concerns. Residents had complained that the removal of the old bridge left an eyesore and made the area dangerous. SENT: 250 words.
LANSING, Mich. — Nekeyta Brunson was "the girl with the wig." The Flint native was diagnosed with alopecia, an autoimmune disease that manifests in hair loss, when she was in the first grade. Brunson is working to help women with their hair loss through her consulting business UnCovered. By Haley Hansen, Lansing State Journal. SENT: 677 words.
EXCHANGE-HOLY FAMILY WINE
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Some say wine is good for the soul, a sentiment appreciated at St. Joseph Catholic Church on Old Mission Peninsula. The church campus is home to three vineyards where grapes are grown to make a special sacramental wine used among the five Traverse City parishes: St. Joseph, St. Francis, St. Patrick, Immaculate Conception and Christ the King. The vines are cared for by volunteer parishioners from across the area and once harvested, are produced into a special rosé wine at nearby Chateau Chantal. By Sheri McWhirter, Traverse City Record-Eagle. SENT: 483 words.
— MICHIGAN CRASH: A young man pleads no contest to second-degree murder for a two-car crash that killed five people in southeastern Michigan.
— 2016 ELECTION-BALLOTS: Local officials across Michigan are being asked to produce ballots from the 2016 election.
— LOTTERY-UNCLAIMED PRIZE: The Michigan Lottery says a $1 million Powerball winner has a month to claim the prize before schools get an unexpected gift.
— MUSIC FESTIVAL-OLIVET: A southern Michigan college is welcoming students to school with its first music festival.
— MICHIGAN APPLES: Michigan's apple crop is expected to be more bountiful than usual.
DETROIT — Lucas Giolito takes the mound for the White Sox against Detroit's Ryan Carpenter. By Baseball Writer Noah Trister. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 6:10 p.m.
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