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BC-MI--Michigan News Digest 1:30 pm, MI

May 22, 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. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

TOP STORIES:

ELECTRIC CARS-FUTURE JOBS

ZWICKAU, Germany _ Volkswagen has employed generations of local workers in Zwickau, eastern Germany, to make combustion engine cars. Now it’s changing to make only electric cars, in a shift that some see as a promise for the future but others fear will mean thousands have to retrain or move, affecting the local community. By David McHugh. SENT: 1,090 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

—PRIEST-ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE: A priest with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saginaw is on administrative leave while church officials investigate an allegation of misconduct with a minor.

—MISSING KAYAKER: Authorities are searching northern Indiana’s Lake Michigan shoreline for a man who vanished during a kayaking trip last weekend.

—MICHIGAN PRISON-RASH: Officials say a new scabies outbreak at Michigan’s only prison for women led to a quarantine at the facility so inmates could get treatment.

—SOLDIER’S SURPRISE: A U.S. soldier who had just returned home from overseas surprised his 8-year-old son from behind home plate as the boy stepped up to bat at a youth baseball game in Michigan.

—REMAINS FOUND-EATON COUNTY: Authorities say they’ve identified decomposed human remains found in March in a wooded area of mid-Michigan as those of a 35-year-old woman.

SPORTS:

BBO--MARLINS-TIGERS

DETROIT _ Jose Urena takes the mound Wednesday for the Miami Marlins against Detroit’s Daniel Norris. The Tigers are looking for a win after dropping the first game of the series Tuesday 5-4. By Baseball Writer Noah Trister. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m. ET.

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