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BC-IN--Indiana News Coverage Advisory, IN

April 16, 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



INDIANAPOLIS _ The Indiana Senate plans Tuesday to vote on passage of its budget bill while an afternoon teacher rally is scheduled inside the Statehouse to protest school funding levels. By Tom Davies. The AP is monitoring and plans stories on merits. Developing from lawmaker action Tuesday.


—DISCARDED SLOTH-REPLICA: Indiana University is building a replica of a giant ground sloth’s skeleton that was once a star attraction in its natural history collection but was removed to make room for students during an enrollment surge following World War II. Photo.

—GYM--DOCTOR-SEXUAL ASSAULT-MUSEUM: Michigan State University is staging an exhibit created in collaboration with the sexual assault victims of now-imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar. Photos.

—NASHVILLE-PERFORMING ARTS CENTER: An indoor performing arts center is set to open this summer in a southern Indiana tourist mecca a decade after an arson fire destroyed its longtime music venue.



A proposed NCAA rule change could make football and basketball coaches less likely add graduate transfers to their teams. The NCAA’s Division I Council meets Thursday and Friday in Indianapolis, and it is expected to vote on an amendment to the rules regarding graduate transfers. By College Football Writer Ralph D. Russo. UPCOMING: 650 words.


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