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BC-IN--Indiana News Coverage Advisory, IN

March 15, 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, followed by Ken Kusmer. 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



SALEM, Ind. _ The National Weather Service says it plans to survey storm damage in southern Indiana after high winds, hail and possible tornadoes swept across the state. The weather service says a storm survey is planned Friday in northwest Washington County. SENT: 130 words.


—INDIANA-FETAL TISSUE LAW: A federal appeals court has ruled portions of a 2016 Indiana abortion law are not unconstitutionally vague and has reversed an injunction blocking them.

—WIFE’S SLAYING-SENTENCE: A northeastern Indiana man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for fatally shooting his wife while their two young daughters slept nearby.



CHICAGO _ No. 13 Purdue looks to make a run for the Big Ten Tournament championship on Friday, starting with a third-round matchup against Minnesota. The Boilermakers tied Michigan State for first place and earned the second seed. Minnesota beat Penn State in the second round. By Andrew Seligman. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. ET.


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