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

August 24, 2018

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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Indiana saw a record number of drug overdose deaths last year as more than 1,800 succumbed to overdoses, a preliminary federal report shows. UPCOMING: 130 words or more on merits.


— DUKE ENERGY-RATE REDUCTION: State regulators have approved an agreement that will lower electric rates for Duke Energy’s 800,000 Indiana customers. The amount of savings under the agreement approved by the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission will vary by customer.

— MOUNT VERNON PORT-RECORD: A state agency says Indiana’s Mount Vernon port along the Ohio River handled more cargo during the first half of 2018 than any port in Indiana history.


If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to indy@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

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