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

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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



WASHINGTON — Leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee, Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University testify before a U.S. Senate subcommittee about changes they’ve made in their organizations to deal with sex-abuse in Olympic and college sports. By National Writer Eddie Pells. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Hearing scheduled to begin 2:30 p.m. ET


NEW YORK — Eli Lilly & Co. reported a jump in second-quarter sales along with upbeat guidance, pushing shares higher in early trading. The Indianapolis-based also said it will spin off its Elanco Animal Health unit into a separate publicly traded company. SENT: 300 words.


— MISSING SWIMMER-LAKE MICHIGAN: Authorities say one swimmer was rescued and another is missing amid choppy Lake Michigan waters off of a northwestern Indiana beach. Police in Gary say crews looked for the woman Monday evening near Marquette Beach until the search was temporarily suspended due to weather conditions and darkness.

— SCHOOL METAL DETECTORS: More than 3,200 hand-held metal detectors have been requested by schools across Indiana through a state program aimed at improving student safety.

— OLD WARSHIP-EVANSVILLE: City officials are planning to spend nearly $2.8 million toward building a new dock and visitor center near downtown Evansville for a restored World War II naval vessel that’s been based in the city since 2005.

— SMALL TOWN-DEVELOPMENT: Some residents in a small northern Indiana town aren’t happy with a planned subdivision that would bring more than 100 new homes to their community.



CHICAGO — Ohio State and Wisconsin are once again favored to win their divisions and meet in the Big Ten’s football title game. The question remains if the Badgers can actually get over the hump this season. By Jay Cohen. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos.


DETROIT — The Mid-American Conference holds its annual preseason football media day at Ford Field on Tuesday. UPCOMING: 600 words.


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