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

October 11, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

UPCOMING TODAY:

PRIESTS-ABUSE-MICHIGAN

DETROIT— The Archdiocese of Detroit says an 83-year-old retired priest has been restricted from any public ministry due to credible allegations of sexual abuse of minors. SENT: 130 words.

IN BRIEF:

— MICHIGAN MEDICINE-NURSES: Union nurses have ratified a 3-year contract agreement with the University of Michigan that they describe as strong and patient-centered.

— BIG BOX-TAXES: Local governments in the Upper Peninsula are raising money to pay expert witnesses in a major dispute over the taxable value of big-box stores.

— SOO LOCKS: Congress has taken a key step toward building a long-sought shipping lock on the waterway linking Lakes Huron and Superior.

— HALLOWEEN DETROIT: The focus of a three-day Halloween period in Detroit is changing from anti-arson efforts to celebrations aimed at families.

SPORTS:

FBC--BIG TEN THIS WEEK

The Wisconsin-Michigan crossover game tops Big Ten’s schedule. By Eric Olson. SENT: 600 words, photos.

FBC--BIG TEN-PLAYING TRICKS

A run of trick plays this season is challenging the Big Ten’s reputation for stodgy football. By Eric Olson. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos.

BKC--BIG TEN MEDIA DAY

ROSEMONT, ILL. — Big Ten coaches and players along with commissioner Jim Delany gather for the conference’s annual media day. Michigan reached the NCAA championship last season, losing to Villanova 79-62. By Andrew Seligman. UPCOMING: 70 words, photos.

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