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BC-IN--Indiana News Coverage Advisory, IN

May 20, 2019

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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

UPCOMING TODAY:

ELECTION 2020-PETE BUTTIGIEG

CLAREMONT, N.H. _ Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has jabbed at President Donald Trump, saying he understands why people are mesmerized by the president’s tweets because “it is the nature of grotesque things that you can’t look away.” Buttigieg spoke Sunday during a Fox News town hall. Asked about how he responds to Trump’s tweets and name-calling, Buttigieg said, “I don’t care.” He says Democrats need to talk more about what they’ll do for Americans than about Trump. SENT: 390 words, photos. Moved yesterday and available for use.

IN BRIEF:

—WORKER DEATH-SIGN: Authorities say a contract worker from Illinois has died while working on an electronic sign at a restaurant in northwestern Indiana.

—OLD WARSHIP-EVANSVILLE: A restored World War II naval vessel will move to a more prominent location along the Ohio River in Evansville in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

—TERRE HAUTE-CONVENTION CENTER: Construction is expected to start this summer on a new downtown Terre Haute convention center.

SPORTS:

CAR--INDY 500-NBC

The Greatest Spectacle in Racing has long been synonymous with the Wide World of Sports. But for the first time in the iconic history of the Indianapolis 500, fans will have to flip from ABC to NBC to catch the Memorial Day weekend tradition. The network acquired the rights to the race and the rest of the IndyCar Series. It is ushering in a new era for the race. By Dave Skretta. SENT: 1,050 words, photos.

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