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

August 6, 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



PORTAGE, Ind. — Authorities say an Ohio man has died after going missing while swimming at a Lake Michigan beach along northwestern Indiana. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says Salomon C. Martinez of Cincinnati was swimming with a group of friends Sunday at Portage Lakefront Riverwalk beach in Portage when he didn’t resurface. Fire department rescuers found him underwater. SENT: 130 words.


— TOWN MARSHAL’S MURDER: State Police are hoping the public can help them solve the only unsolved killing of a northeast Indiana police officer.

— COLUMBUS-BIKE SHARE: A southern Indiana city’s bike-share program has cut its expenses and is weighing other changes in hopes of reversing its falling ridership.



WESTFIELD, Ind. — Eric Ebron was supposed to be the breakout tight end of the 2014 draft. When things didn’t work out in Detroit, Ebron decided to team up with Pro Bowler Jack Doyle and Andrew Luck, the No. 1 pick in the draft, looking for a second chance. Turns out, the Indianapolis Colts could be the big winner. By Michael Marot. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos.


If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to indy@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

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