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BC-MI--Michigan News Coverage Advisory, MI

March 19, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



DETROIT _ U.S. securities regulators are fighting back against Tesla CEO Elon Musk, arguing in a Monday filing that he should be held in contempt for brazenly violating a federal court order. The Securities and Exchange Commission says that at the time of a contempt motion in February, he didn’t get a single tweet approved by a company lawyer, violating terms of the October order that settled fraud allegations. Musk’s lawyers accuse the SEC of violating Musk’s First Amendment rights. By Tom Krisher. SENT: 670 words, photo.


—AQUATIC SPECIES REGISTRATION: State registration will be required shortly for pet shops, nurseries and other businesses or individuals selling live, non-native aquatic species in Michigan.

—HOME OWNERSHIP-DETROIT: About 40 people are now owners of homes in Detroit that had been in danger of tax foreclosure.

—ALBION COLLEGE-DONATION: An auto dealer and his wife are donating $5 million to Albion College to expand recreation and attract more students.



NEW YORK _ The Detroit Red Wings visit the New York Rangers on Tuesday. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. ET.


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