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BC-IL--Illinois News Coverage Advisory, IL

January 11, 2019

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Illinois. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Chicago bureau at 312-781-0500 or chifax@ap.org. Caryn Rousseau is on the desk.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



SPRINGFIELD, Ill. _ Illinois’ incoming governor J.B. Pritzker has filled more cabinet positions ahead of his Monday inauguration. The Democrat on Thursday chose another eight members of his administration, including seven women. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports Pritzker also continued with a bipartisan approach, asking two of Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s agency directors to stay in their jobs. UPCOMING: 300 words.


—ILLINOIS LEGISLATURE-HARRIS: Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan has named a Chicago Democrat to be the chamber’s majority leader.

—BKC--NORTHWESTERN SHRIEKER: The Northwestern University student leader who has earned the nickname “The Shrieker” for her screams during basketball games has been quieted.

—BLACK LEMUR: Officials of Springfield’s Henson Robinson Zoo say the world’s oldest black lemur in captivity has died.



OAKLAND, Calif. _ Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson, who hit a record 14 3-pointers against Chicago earlier this season, gets another chance against the Bulls on Friday. By Josh Dubow. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 9:30 p.m. CT.


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