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BC-MI--Michigan News Coverage Advisory, MI

January 16, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 _ A judge has dismissed a felony charge against a Detroit police corporal in the beating of a naked, combative woman who prosecutors say was having a mental breakdown inside an emergency room triage unit. UPCOMING: 130 words, photos pursuing.


—CAMPAIGN EMAIL-SHERIFF: A mid-Michigan sheriff is apologizing for using a county-funded email program to announce his 2020 campaign.

—FOUNDATION GRANTS-MICHIGAN: A Detroit-based philanthropic organization says more than $11 million in grants is going to organizations and initiatives in seven southeastern Michigan counties.

—TOXIC CHEMICALS-SUPERFUND: Three members of Congress from Michigan want to make federal funds more readily available to clean up public water supplies contaminated with a group of toxic chemicals.

—OPIOID SCHEME: A judge has agreed to release a 77-year-old Detroit-area doctor who is charged with a multimillion-dollar scheme to distribute opioids and bill insurance providers for unnecessary treatments.



DETROIT _ The Detroit Pistons host the Orlando Magic on Wednesday. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.


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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