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BC-IN--Indiana News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, IN

January 7, 2019

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 are Eastern.

A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

UPCOMING TODAY:

ELI LILLY-ACQUISITION

Eli Lilly is spending about $8 billion in cash to buy Loxo Oncology, as the drugmaker bulks up on cancer treatments that target certain gene abnormalities. SENT: 175 words. UPCOMING: May be updated.

INDIANA LEGISLATURE

INDIANAPOLIS _ Republican Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma and fellow GOP leaders are set on Monday to announce their legislative agenda for this year’s session. UPCOMING: Story on merits.

IN BRIEF:

_ LONGTIME CONTAMINATION-INDIANA: Two groups are seeking a federal investigation about why toxic contamination persisted in an Indianapolis suburb decades after it was first discovered.

_ RURAL MENTAL HEALTH: Indiana is trying to attract more mental health care providers to 11 rural eastern counties by helping them pay off their professional loans.

_ 1981 KILLING-SULLIVAN COUNTY: Police are seeking the public’s help as they look for a break in a western Indiana woman’s unsolved 1981 killing.

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