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

August 28, 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. Tom Davies 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



INDIANAPOLIS — A woman who’s a former Butler University athlete is suing the school, accusing it and a campus fraternity of failing to protect her from a male student-athlete with a history of sexual assault she alleges raped her in a fraternity house in 2016. The federal lawsuit filed Monday by the now 20-year-old woman claims that the same man had raped another student athlete on multiple occasions but that Butler officials failed to take appropriate action. UPCOMING: 300 words.


— ATV-POND DEATH: Conservation officers say a 60-year-old southern Indiana man died when an all-terrain vehicle he was riding rolled into a pond, trapping him underwater beneath the machine.

— POPE CAR-INDIANA AUCTION: A 1976 Ford Escort GL once owned by St. Pope John Paul II is hitting the auction block in Indiana for the second time.

— LIBRARY-NO LATE FINES: The library system in Indiana’s third-largest city is becoming the latest in the state to drop fines for overdue items to encourage more people to visit its branches.



SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Blake Bars is a former offensive lineman at Michigan and a second-year law student at Notre Dame. He says he will be cheering for brother Alex, a starting left guard and one of four captains for the 12th-ranked Fighting Irish when they host the 14th-ranked Wolverines in the season opener for both teams Saturday night. . By John Fineran. SENT: 600 words. With AP Photos.


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