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BC-IL--Illinois News Coverage Advisory, IL

May 13, 2019

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Illinois. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Chicago bureau at 312-781-0500 or chifax@ap.org. Jeff Karoub is on the desk, followed by Herbert McCann.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

UPCOMING TODAY:

TV-NEW SEASON-FOX

NEW YORK _ The Fox network says “Empire” will be back this fall for its final season, but Fox executives in announcing the 2019-20 season say that Jussie Smollett’s future in the show is unclear. Smollett was accused of staging a racist, anti-gay attack against himself in Chicago. The charges were dropped. SENT: 100 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated.

IN BRIEF:

_ CHICAGO POLICE-SHOOTING: A man who died after what authorities described as an armed confrontation with officers has been identified. UPCOMING: 130 words.

_ FREEPORT-CUBS FIELD MONUMENT: A monument celebrating the 1876 inaugural edition of the Chicago Cubs will be placed at Freeport’s replica Wrigley Field.

SPORTS:

BBA--INDIANS-WHITE SOX

CHICAGO _ Shane Bieber pitches for the Cleveland Indians when they visit the Chicago White Sox. Bieber is unbeaten in four road starts this season. Reynaldo López starts for Chicago. By Jay Cohen. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 8:10 p.m.

BKN--DRAFT LOTTERY PREVIEW

CHICAGO _ Shane Bieber pitches for the Cleveland Indians when they visit the Chicago White Sox. Bieber is unbeaten in four road starts this season. Reynaldo López starts for Chicago. By Jay Cohen. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 8:10 p.m

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