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BC-IN--Indiana News Coverage Advisory, IN

April 10, 2019

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 are Eastern.

A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

UPCOMING TODAY:

XGR--HOOSIER STATE-AMTRAK

LAFAYETTE, Ind. _ Amtrak has stopped taking reservations beyond July 1 for an Indianapolis-to-Chicago passenger line that could soon lose funding from the state of Indiana. Indiana has contributed $3 million annually for Amtrak’s Hoosier State line, which runs between the cities four days a week. But Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb didn’t include that funding in his proposed 2-year state budget. SENT: 150 words.

IN BRIEF:

—PURDUE-NASA INSTITUTE: NASA has chosen Purdue University as the site of a new research institute that will design deep space habitats for humans.

—DOG DEATHS-CHARGES: Authorities say two dogs died and another was treated for severe dehydration after a woman left them in a vehicle for hours outside a casino in southwestern Michigan.

SPORTS:

BKN--PACERS-HAWKS

ATLANTA _ The playoffs-bound Indiana Pacers will close their regular season when they visit the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night. By Charles Odum. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 8 p.m. ET.

BKL--WIDE OPEN DRAFT

NEW YORK _ For the first time in a long time there is no real consensus No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft. The Las Vegas Aces have the top choice in Wednesday night’s draft and could take any of Asia Durr, Jackie Young and Teaira McCowan or they could go in a completely different direction and trade the pick. By Doug Feinberg. SENT: 640 words, photos.

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