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BC-IN--Indiana News Coverage Advisory, IN

February 6, 2019

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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



INDIANAPOLIS _ Shares of Eli Lilly are sliding before the opening bell after the drugmaker announced fourth-quarter earnings that missed Wall Street expectations and it trimmed its forecast for 2019. Lilly said Wednesday that it revised its outlook due to the recently announced failure of the cancer treatment Lartruvo. Lilly announced last month that it would spend about $8 billion in cash to buy Loxo Oncology, as the drugmaker bulks up on cancer treatments that target certain gene abnormalities. SENT: 280 words, photo.


—XGR--INDIANA ELECTION CANDIDATES: Smaller political parties would face lower requirements to get their candidates on Indiana’s ballot under a bill backed by a legislative panel.

—DEEP FREEZE-FROZEN GREENHOUSE: Last week’s deep freeze took a bite out of a northern Indiana botanical society’s collection of carnivorous plants.

—EMERGENCY HIGHWAY FUNDS-INDIANA: The Federal Highway Administration says Indiana will receive nearly $6.2 million in emergency relief funds to repair roads and bridges damaged by severe storms and flooding.



INDIANAPOLIS _Andrew Luck spent the last three offseasons rehabbing from injuries. Now that he’s finally healthy, Luck can spend the next few months focusing on becoming a better quarterback and leader. And the plan begins with an odd twist: The Indianapolis Colts’ biggest star taking a rare and well-deserved break. By Michael Marot. UPCOMING: 900 words, photos.


CORAL GABLES, Fla. _ The Miami Hurricanes try to break a five-game losing streak Wednesday when they play host to Notre Dame. By Steven Wine. UPCOMING: 600 words. Game starts 7 p.m. ET.


TERRE HAUTE, Ind. _ The Indiana State Sycamores host the Evansville Purple Aces on Monday. UPCOMING: 150 words. Game starts at 7 p.m. ET.


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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