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

June 12, 2018

Here’s a look at AP’s Indiana news coverage at 8:30 a.m. 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 ET.

A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



CROWN POINT — An accomplice in the 2015 kidnapping and slayings of two teenage brothers in northwestern Indiana has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. Twenty-four-year-old Kiontay Cason learned his punishment Monday. He apologized in court. SENT: 130 words.



FORT WAYNE — For Ruth Swearingen and her husband, Gerret, re-enacting battles and life in the military isn’t just about American history. It’s also about their personal history. Ruth, 34, and Gerret, 36, of Ossian, met at a Mississinewa re-enactment in Marion. He later proposed at a War of 1812 re-enactment in Canada. They were together Sunday for the Siege of Fort Wayne, the annual re-enactment of the fall 1812 battle in which U.S. forces held the local garrison from attacking American Indians. By Matthew Leblanc. The Journal Gazette. SENT: 450 words, photos requested.


— BALL STATE-CENTENNIAL PARTY: Ball State University is celebrating its 100th birthday. The school will shut down at 2 p.m. Friday to hold a centennial party on the Quad for faculty, staff and students.

— UNDISTRIBUTED TAX REVENUE: Many county and city governments around Indiana will receive a share of about $21.6 million in local income tax money that the state has collected but never distributed.

— INDIANA WORKFORCE CABINET: Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb’s newly revamped workforce training cabinet has received the green light from U.S. Department of Labor. A waiver granted last week will allow the Workforce Cabinet to continue receiving millions in federal funding for the job training programs despite the changes Holcomb implemented.



INDIANAPOLIS — The 0-8 Indiana Fever try for their first win of the WNBA season as they face the 1-7 Las Vegas Aces. UPCOMING: 200 words. Game time 7 p.m. ET


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