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

September 26, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A newly released analysis says a federal Great Lakes cleanup program is good for the region’s economy. The study says every dollar spent on the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative during its first seven years will generate an additional $3.35 of economic activity through the year 2036. SENT: 130 words.


— ROAD CONSTRUCTION-FATALITY: A Michigan construction worker was killed and another injured when they were struck by a car in a construction zone on U.S. 31 in Manistee County.

— DOWNTOWN DETROIT-DEVELOPMENT: The Downtown Detroit Partnership is expected to give updates on more than 20 development projects in the pipeline, under construction or recently completed in the downtown area.

— COURTROOM-DRAMA: A southern Michigan courtroom will be turned into a theater for a performance of “Anatomy of a Murder,” a play inspired by a 1952 murder case in the Upper Peninsula.



MINNEAPOLIS — Right-hander Jake Odorizzi (7-10) will make his 30th start of the season for Minnesota on Wednesday, while Detroit will counter with left-hander Matt Boyd (9-12), who is making his 31st start of the year in the middle of the three-game series. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game time 8:10 p.m.


EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State may not have the stars it did last year, but Tom Izzo has several upperclassmen he can count on this season. By Larry Lage. UPCOMING: 400 words.


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