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BC-IN--Indiana News Coverage Advisory, IN

May 22, 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

MED--ELI LILLY-INSULIN PRICE CUT

A half-price version of Eli Lilly’s popular Humalog insulin is now available. The company promised in March to offer diabetics a more affordable option amid fierce criticism of soaring insulin prices. Lilly, one of the three top insulin makers, said it’s begun selling its own generic version of Humalog under the chemical name insulin lispro, for $137 per vial or $265 for five KwikPens. By Linda A. Johnson. SENT: 300 words, photo.

IN BRIEF:

—POLICE SHOOTING-INDIANA: Authorities say a police officer in western Indiana shot and wounded a person who reportedly pointed a handgun at officers who were responding to a domestic situation.

—INDIANA HOUSE EXPLOSION: Fire investigators have determined the explosion of a southern Indiana house over the weekend that left one dead was caused by natural gas.

—SCRAPPED BRIDGE-CHARGE: A northwestern Indiana scrap-metal dealer convicted of razing a historic railroad bridge and selling the metal contends he didn’t receive a fair trial.

SPORTS:

BBC-ACC--GEORGIA TECH-NOTRE DAME

DURHAM, N.C. _ Second-seeded Georgia Tech opens Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament play with a matchup with 11th-seeded Notre Dame. UPCOMING: 150 words. Game starts at 3 p.m. ET.

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