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AP-IL--Illinois News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, IL

November 30, 2018

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. Tom Davies is on the desk, followed by Herbert McCann.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

UPCOMING TODAY:

BOEING PLANE-PILOTS

DALLAS — Southwest Airlines says its pilots will get more instruction on an automated anti-stall system on certain new Boeing jets, and American Airlines pilots are also seeking more training. The system is under scrutiny after a deadly crash in Indonesia. The developments came Thursday after Boeing technical experts met separately with pilots from both airlines. By Airlines Writer David Koenig. SENT: 500 words, photo. Moved late Thursday and available for use.

IN BRIEF:

— GREAT LAKES-INVASIVE MUSSELS: A coalition of agencies and groups in the Great Lakes region has released a plan for developing solutions to problems caused by invasive mussels. The mussels arrived in the lakes in the 1980s and have spread across much of the nation.

— GARY CASINOS: Some former Indiana casino executives are behind a new company buying the two Gary casinos with aims of moving them off the Lake Michigan shore.

SPORTS:

BKN--BULLS-PISTONS

DETROIT — The Detroit Pistons try on Friday night for a fourth straight win when they host a Chicago Bulls team that has lost four in a row. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game time 6 p.m. CT.

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