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BC-IN--Indiana News Coverage Advisory, IN

January 17, 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

GYM--DOCTOR-SEXUAL ASSAULT-MICHIGAN STATE

DETROIT _ Former Gov. John Engler is resigning as Michigan State’s interim president amid public backlash over his comments about women and girls sexually assaulted by now-imprisoned campus sports doctor Larry Nassar. Engler had resisted earlier pressure to resign. He announced his plans Wednesday in an 11-page letter to the chairwoman of the school’s Board of Trustees in which he said he was stepping down effective next week. By Corey Williams and David Eggert. SENT: 870 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

—ELECTRONICS SCHEME: A former government employee in northwestern Indiana has been convicted in a scheme to use funds from the City of Gary to buy computer equipment that she then resold.

—JUDGE MISCONDUCT-CASE DISMISSED: The Indiana Supreme Court has dismissed a misconduct case against a recently retired northeastern Indiana judge.

SPORTS:

BKN--76ERS-PACERS

INDIANAPOLIS _ The Indiana Pacers host the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. ET.

BKC--IUPUI-GREEN BAY

GREEN BAY, Wis. _ IUPUI takes on Green Bay in college basketball action Thursday. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merits. Game starts at 8 p.m. ET.

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