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BC-MI--Michigan News Coverage Advisory, MI

May 2, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 _ Communities in southeastern Michigan are bracing for more flooding after heavy rainfall swamped homes, left some streets impassable and closed a stretch of Detroit-area freeway. The National Weather Service says flood watches are in effect from Thursday afternoon into Friday morning in at least a six-county area. Forecasts call for more than 1 inch of new rain. Sandbags are being stacked in Detroit’s Jefferson-Chalmers neighborhood to curb flooding. SENT: 140 words, photos, video.



WILMINGTON, Del. _ DowDuPont Inc. on Thursday reported first quarter earnings of $520 million. The Wilmington, Delaware, company said it had net income of 23 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for severance costs and non-recurring costs, came to 84 cents per share. SENT: 130 words.


—MOST WANTED-ARREST: Authorities say a man on Detroit’s Most Wanted List has been arrested in West Virginia.

—MUMMIFIED TORSO FOUND: Detroit police say a mummified human torso has been found in the basement of a home on the city’s west side.

—JAIL OVER PROBATION: The Michigan appeals court says a man convicted of drunken driving can seek a jail sentence over probation.

—INVASIVE PLANTS: State funding is available for local efforts to control or get rid of invasive plants in Michigan’s inland lakes.


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.