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BC-MI--Michigan News Coverage Advisory, MI

April 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 _ A guilty plea is expected Tuesday from a former United Auto Workers vice president, the highest-ranking labor official charged in a corruption scheme with Fiat Chrysler. The AP is monitoring and plans a story on merits. Developing from 3 p.m. ET hearing.


—SPENDING INVESTIGATION: Authorities say they’re investigating the handling of asset forfeiture funds by the Macomb County prosecutor’s office.

—NATURE PRESERVE-ISLAND: A conservation group in northern Michigan has created a nature preserve on Drummond Island off the eastern Upper Peninsula.

—LAKE MICHIGAN-BODY: Authorities have identified a body found along Lake Michigan in southwestern Michigan as that of a Chicago woman.

—SNOWMOBILE SEASON: Michigan’s designated snowmobiling trails are closed for the season.

—CENSUS-DETROIT: An effort is underway to increase participation by Detroit residents in the upcoming 2020 U.S. census.



NEW YORK _ With the injury-depleted Yankees missing sluggers Giancarlo Stanton, Miguel Andujar and nearly half their everyday lineup, New York sends Masahiro Tanaka (1-0) to the mound against a slumping Detroit offense on Tuesday. Jordan Zimmermann pitches for the Tigers after taking a perfect game into the seventh inning on opening day last week in Toronto. By Baseball Writer Mike Fitzpatrick. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 6:35 p.m. ET.


DETROIT _ The Detroit Red Wings host the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:30 p.m. ET.


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.