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 David Runk is on the desk. All times ET.

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FORT WAYNE — Authorities say a man suspected of beating a 60-year-old man who subsequently died of a heart attack during an apparent road rage attack in northeastern Indiana has been arrested in Florida. Brandon M. Cook was taken into custody Thursday evening and booked into the Bay County Jail in Panama City. An arrest warrant was issued Monday for Cook on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter. SENT: 130 words.


— FORT WAYNE-NOISE ORDINANCE: Indiana's second-largest city has settled a federal lawsuit that challenged a portion of its ordinance regulating amplified noises.

— TERRE HAUTE AIR SHOW: Organizers of this weekend's Terre Haute Air Show are predicting it will draw 60,000 to 70,000 people.

— CHICAGO POLICE SHOOTING-DROPPED CHARGES: Prosecutors have dropped criminal charges against the brother of a man fatally shot by Chicago police during a confrontation with an off-duty firefighter. Michael Beal, of Indianapolis, had faced felony charges, including aggravated battery of a police officer.

— GREAT LAKES-RUNOFF: The Great Lakes Commission says it will divide nearly $900,000 among seven local organizations to help cut runoff of sediment, nutrients and other water pollutants. Runoff feeds harmful algae blooms and oxygen-starved "dead zones" where fish can't survive.



WESTFIELD, Ind. — Andrew Luck has already reclaimed the Indianapolis Colts starting job. Robert Griffin III is still trying to win a roster spot with the Baltimore Ravens. Just six years after the great draft debate about which quarterback should go No. 1, the two quarterbacks find themselves in very different roles as the Ravens and Colts hold the first of two joint practices Friday. By Michael Marot. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos.


INDIANAPOLIS — Lizette Salas took advantage of the soft conditions by shooting a course record-tying 10-under 62 in the first round of the Indy Women in Tech Championship. After more rain Thursday night, the scores could go even lower. Salas begins the day with a two-shot lead over Angel Yin and Nasa Hataoka. By Michael Marot. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos.


DETROIT — Frank Solich has accomplished a lot as Ohio's coach, but one triumph that has eluded him is a Mid-American Conference title. The Bobcats are among the favorites this year. By Noah Trister. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos.


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