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

November 19, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



TOKYO — Nissan Motor Co.’s high-flying chairman Carlos Ghosn is to be dismissed after the company said an internal investigation found he under-reported his income by millions of dollars and engaged in other “significant misconduct.” The Japanese broadcaster NHK said Ghosn was arrested Monday after he voluntarily submitted to questioning by Tokyo prosecutors. The Yokohama-based company, one of the world’s largest automakers, said the violations were discovered during an investigation over several months that was instigated by a whistleblower. By Business Writer Yuri Kageyama. SENT: 600 words, photos. Moving in business services.


— JAIL INMATE-LAWSUIT: A former inmate at a jail in southern Michigan has filed a federal lawsuit saying he was unjustly attacked and sprayed with mace following a 2016 arrest.

— GAS PRICES-MICHIGAN: AAA Michigan says average gas prices statewide are down 12 cents in the past week to about $2.49 per gallon ahead of the Thanksgiving travel period. The Dearborn-based auto club says the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline is at its lowest level since February amid continued declines in oil prices.

— DETROIT REPERTORY THEATRE-FUNDRAISING: The Kresge Foundation has given $50,000 to a $500,000 fundraising campaign in support of the Detroit Repertory Theatre’s operations.



ALLEN PARK, Mich. — The Detroit Lions held off Carolina 20-19 on Sunday, but the victory came after rookie running back Kerryon Johnson left the game with a knee injury. By Noah Trister. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos.


DETROIT — The Pistons return from a four-day layoff to take on the floundering Cavaliers. By Noah Trister. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game time 7 p.m. ET.


Ohio State coach Urban Meyer and Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh both hold news conferences Monday ahead of their meeting in Columbus on Saturday to decide the Big Ten East title and a chance to play Northwestern for the conference championship. By Mitch Stacy. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos.


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