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

November 27, 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. 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



NEW YORK — United Technologies is breaking itself into three independent companies now that it has sealed its $23 billion acquisition of aviation electronics maker Rockwell Collins. The company’s announcement Monday was the latest by a sprawling industrial conglomerate deciding it will be more efficient and focused as smaller, separate entities. The company got embroiled in politics in 2016 when then-presidential candidate Donald Trump criticized plans to close a Carrier plant in Indianapolis and shift production to Mexico. SENT: 300 words, photo.


— INDIANAPOLIS POND-RESCUE: Authorities say a passer-by rescued a 4-year-old boy from a retention pond in Indianapolis after his family’s SUV apparently slid from an icy bridge into the frigid water.

— SEARCH AND RESCUE DEPLOYMENT: The Indiana Department of Homeland Security says a search-and-rescue dog team has been deployed to California to help in efforts to find missing and unaccounted victims of California wildfires.



PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns, back from a 1-3 road trip, face the Indiana Pacers, coming off a blowout victory over the Jazz in Utah. By Bob Baum. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game time 9 p.m. ET


DURHAM, N.C. — No. 3 Duke looks to bounce back from its first loss of the season when the Blue Devils host Indiana in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. The Hoosiers (5-1) are seeking their first road win this season. By Joedy McCreary. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game time 9:30 p.m. ET.


SOUTH BEND, Ind. —Notre Dame (5-1) plays the final of seven straight home games to start the season when Illinois visits Tuesday in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Illinois (2-4) snapped a four-game skid with a win Sunday over Mississippi Valley State. UPCOMING: 600 words. Game time 7 p.m. ET


Michigan has been solid in its follow-up to last year’s trip to the national title game. The Wolverines face two big tests this week against No. 11 North Carolina and No. 19 Purdue. By John Marshall. SENT: 750 words, photos.


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