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BC-MI--Michigan News Coverage Advisory, MI

May 21, 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. David Runk is on the desk. AP-Michigan News Editor Roger Schneider can be reached at 313-259-0650 or rschneider@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



PLYMOUTH, Mass. _ Federal regulators are reviewing plans to sell retiring nuclear reactors to a nuclear waste management company for accelerated decommissioning. Holtec International says it can complete decommissioning in a matter of years, rather than decades. But questions have been raised about whether the company has the experience and financial means. The plants include Pilgrim, in Plymouth, Massachusetts, which is scheduled to close next week after 47 years. By Bob Salsberg. SENT: 1,300 words, photos, video. Michigan editors note state interest.


—ASIAN CARP-GREAT LAKES: Officials say genetic material from Asian carp has been detected near Lake Michigan, but a follow-up search turned up none of the invasive fish.

—CASINO WORKERS-HEDGE FUNDS-DETROIT: Casino workers in Detroit and their union leadership plan to speak before Michigan’s Gaming Control Board about the influence hedge funds are having on the industry.

—CATS REMOVED-MICHIGAN: Authorities say animal control officers removed 178 cats from a suburban Detroit home where the animals were found living in what was described as deplorable conditions.

—ANN ARBOR-DEER: Hunting deer in the city of Ann Arbor will continue as part of efforts to control the deer population.



DETROIT _ The last-place Miami Marlins try to build on their three-game sweep of the New York Mets when they face the Detroit Tigers in an interleague series starting Tuesday. By Baseball Writer Noah Trister. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m. ET.


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