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BC-MI--Michigan News Coverage Advisory, MI

May 15, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

PARKING TICKETS-TIRES

SAGINAW, Mich. _ Lawyers who work for local governments across the U.S. are urging a federal court to take a fresh look at a controversy over marking tires to enforce parking rules in a Michigan city. The International Municipal Lawyers Association objects to a recent decision by a three-judge panel at a federal appeals court. The group says the decision “effectively guts” parking enforcement. The panel said marking tires in Saginaw qualifies as a search under the Fourth Amendment and could be illegal. SENT: 140 words.

IN BRIEF:

—HIGH WATER-SHOREBIRDS: High water in the Great Lakes may spell trouble for the piping plover, an endangered bird that builds its nests on shorelines.

—SHOPPING CENTER-VANDALISM: Authorities say vandals shattered more than 200 windows at largely vacant shopping center in southeastern Michigan.

SPORTS:

BKN--CAVALIERS-BEILEIN

CHICAGO _ John Beilein has no doubt leaving Michigan for the Cleveland Cavaliers is the right move to make. He decided it was time to jump to the NBA and see if he can win on basketball’s biggest stage after molding winners at the college level for 41 years. The offensive whiz who re-established the Wolverines as national championship contenders will try to orchestrate a similar turnaround in Cleveland, where the Cavaliers won just 19 games following LeBron James’ departure for the Los Angeles Lakers. By Andrew Seligman. SENT: 820 words, photos.

BBA--ASTROS-TIGERS

DETROIT _ The Detroit Tigers look for a win Wednesday to prevent the Houston Astros from sweeping their three-game series at Comerica Park. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m. ET.

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