AP-MI--Michigan News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, MI
Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Michigan. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to the AP-Detroit bureau at 800-642-4125 or 313-259-0650 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Corey Williams is on the desk, followed by Ken Kusmer. AP-Michigan News Editor Roger Schneider can be reached at 313-259-0650 or email@example.com.
A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date. All times are Eastern.
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BEDFORD TOWNSHIP — Authorities say two teenage siblings have died after being struck by a pickup truck while walking near a roadway in southeastern Michigan. The Monroe County sheriff’s office says 13-year-old Justin T. Haun and 16-year-old Alyssa M. Haun were hit Wednesday afternoon in Bedford Township, about 50 miles (80 kilometers) southwest of Detroit. They were pronounced dead at a Toledo, Ohio, hospital. Authorities say a 49-year-old man from Erie Township, Michigan, was driving the truck when it left the edge of the roadway. The sheriff’s office says they were believed to be walking in the lawn area of a home when they were hit. SENT: 130 words.
— FORMER OFFICIAL-PROBATION: A former township supervisor in western Michigan will serve five years’ probation and pay restitution for misusing money in a real estate deal.
DETROIT — Matthew Boyd takes the mound for Detroit against Yovani Gallardo of the Rangers. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m. ET.
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