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

September 24, 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 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

UPCOMING TODAY:

INDIANA-BRIBERY CHARGES

HAMMOND — An indicted northwestern Indiana mayor is maintaining that prosecutors used a confidential informant to improperly know they had more time to investigate the case. Attorneys for Republican Portage Mayor James Snyder argue in federal court filings that prosecutors found out Snyder’s previous lawyer wouldn’t be ready for a January 2017 trial on corruption charges. SENT: 130 words.

IN BRIEF:

— BANK ROBBERIES-CONVICTION: An appeals court has upheld the conviction of a man who was found guilty of robbing the same central Indiana bank twice about 15 months apart.

— POLICE CHASE-CRASH: An appeals court has upheld a 15-year prison term for a northwest Indiana man who led police on a pursuit that ended with a collision that killed a 13-year-old girl.

— CLIMATE ADAPTATION CONFERENCE: A conference at the University of Michigan is bringing together experts to share ideas on dealing with a warming climate in the Great Lakes region.

SPORTS:

BKN--MEDIA DAY-PACERS

INDIANAPOLIS — A year ago, the Indiana Pacers were one of the NBA’s biggest surprises. This year, everybody expects to be a contender. The team holds its media day event Monday as training camp is beginning. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos.

FBN--COLTS-EAGLES FOLO

PHILADELPHIA — Carson Wentz eluded defenders, scrambled, threw his body around and played the same way he has throughout his career. He’s all the way back. Playing his first game since he tore two ligaments in his left knee last Dec. 10, Wentz had no fear and no hesitation, even on a wet, soggy field. He threw a touchdown pass to Dallas Goedert on his first drive and engineered a go-ahead score in the fourth quarter as the Philadelphia Eagles held on for a 20-16 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. By Rob Maaddi. SENT: 700 words, photos.

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