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AP-IN--Indiana News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, IN

December 4, 2018

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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

INDIANAPOLIS POLICE-MENTAL HEALTH

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis police are testing a new screening tool that’s intended to divert people suffering from mental illness to treatment and care, rather than sending them to jail. The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department says 10 officers are using the mental health screening tool, which is web-based and can be accessed from a mobile phone or laptop. SENT: 130 words.

IN BRIEF:

— MISSING MAN-BODY: A northeastern Indiana man missing for more than a month has been found dead. The Grant County Sheriff’s Department says a police dog team helped find the body of George Boller on Sunday on his rural property located east of Interstate 69.

— INDIANAPOLIS-NEW YEAR’S EVE: An outdoor New Year’s Eve event in Indianapolis that attracted 40,000 people just a few years ago has been scratched.

SPORTS:

BKN--BULLS-PACERS

INDIANAPOLIS — The Chicago Bulls visit the Indiana Pacers for their first game since firing coach Fred Hoiberg on Monday and promoted associate head coach Jim Boylen. The Pacers are playing their first home game since going 2-2 on a western road trip. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game time 7 p.m. ET

BKC--INDIANA-PENN STATE

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Penn State hosts Indiana on Tuesday night, the lone regular-season meeting between the teams. The Hoosiers are coming off a 68-66 win over Northwestern on Saturday. UPCOMING: 600 words. Game time 7 p.m. ET

BKC--NOTRE DAME-OKLAHOMA

NEW YORK — Notre Dame (6-1) leaves home for the first time all season when the Irish face Oklahoma (6-1) on Tuesday at New York’s Madison Square Garden in the Jimmy V Classic. Notre Dame has never played the Sooners. UPCOMING: 600 words. Game time 7 p.m. ET

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