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AP-IL--Illinois News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, IL

June 14, 2018

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Illinois at 8:30 a.m. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Chicago bureau at 312-781-0500 or chifax@ap.org. Tom Davies is on the desk, followed by Herbert McCann. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 Central.

UPCOMING TODAY:

CHICAGO-O’HARE EXPRESS

CHICAGO — The Boring Company, founded by Tesla CEO Elon Musk, has been selected to build a high-speed underground transportation system that it says will whisk passengers from downtown Chicago to O’Hare International Airport in mere minutes. SENT: 480 words. Also developing from mayor’s 1:30 p.m. news conference.

IN BRIEF:

— AIRPORT GRANTS: Three Illinois regional airports are receiving nearly $12 million in federal grants to make improvements to runways and terminals.

— CHICAGO POLICE-DOUBLE FATAL: The trial of a wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Chicago resulting from the 2015 fatal police shooting of a teenager and a grandmother is set to start with jury selection.

— SIU STUDENT-DEATH: Closing arguments are set to begin in trial of man charged with first-degree murder in the February 2014 death of a Southern Illinois University student.

SPORTS:

INDIANS-WHITE SOX

CHICAGO — The AL Central-leading Cleveland Indians look to salvage a four-game split against the Chicago White Sox after back-to-back losses. By Andrew Seligman. 2:10 p.m.

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