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BC-MI--Michigan News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, MI

December 3, 2018

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 apmichigan@ap.org. David Runk is on the desk. AP-Michigan News Editor Roger Schneider can be reached at 313-259-0650 or rschneider@ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.



DETROIT — Major automakers report U.S. sales for the month of November on Monday. UPCOMING: 130 words, more on merits.


— MAN BURIED-CATTLE FEED: Authorities have released the name of a 35-year-old man who died after being buried beneath cattle feed on a dairy farm in southwestern Michigan.

— GAS PRICES-MICHIGAN: AAA Michigan says average gas prices statewide are down 12 cents in the past week to about $2.28 per gallon amid continued declines in oil prices.

— CLERK-DRUNKEN DRIVING: A county official in western Michigan who was named clerk of the year has been sentenced to 10 days in jail for drunken driving while on a motorcycle.

— RIVIAN AUTOMOTIVE-ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Interest is growing in central Illinois about Rivian Automotive’s electric pickup truck that was recently unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

— SURPLUS SALE-MICHIGAN: The state’s Surplus Store in Lansing is opening for one day for walk-ins interested in computers, phones, cameras, jewelry and other items.



DETROIT — Fresh off a victory over Golden State, the Pistons put their five-game winning streak on the line when they host the Thunder. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. ET.


Iowa plays Michigan State at Jack Breslin Students Events Center.


The Associated Press Player of the Year, Coach of the Year and All-State Team for Division 7-8 high school football in Michigan will be named on Monday.


If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apmichigan@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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