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BC-IN--Indiana News Coverage,ADVISORY8:30 am, IN

August 20, 2018

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Indiana. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Indianapolis bureau at 317-639-5501, 800-382-1582 or indy@ap.org. David Runk is on the desk. All times ET.

A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 Eastern. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.



EAST CHICAGO, Ind. — Northwestern Indiana residents and environmental advocates say they’re perplexed that it took a federal agency two years to release its first report about blood-lead levels in children who live at a lead-tainted Superfund site in East Chicago. That report from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry found that many young children who lived at the USS Lead Superfund site from 2005 to 2015 were nearly three times more likely to be lead poisoned compared to children living elsewhere in the city. UPCOMNG: 300 words.


— INDIANA ART CONFERENCE: Indiana is holding a 2-day conference for artists from across the state. The 2018 Indiana Arts Homecoming will be held Oct. 18 and 19 in Fort Wayne.



INDIANAPOLIS — After a physical practice Friday, the Indianapolis Colts and Baltimore Ravens will square off for the third time in four days — and this time they will be playing under the bright lights of Lucas Oil Stadium. It will be Andrew Luck’s first home game since January 2017. By Michael Marot. UPCOMING: 600 words, with photos. Game time is 8 p.m. ET.


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