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BC-MI--Michigan News Coverage Advisory, MI

March 4, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



LANSING, Mich. _ Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is expected to propose a $507 million increase in K-12 classroom spending in Michigan as part of her first budget. The Associated Press obtained an overview of the plan expected to be released Tuesday. The Democrat’s administration says it’s the largest increase in classroom spending in 18 years. The overview shows the plan includes a $180 per-student boost to the minimum allowance and substantial funding hikes to teach low-income, vocational and special education students. By David Eggert. SENT: 500 words, photo. An APNewsBreak.


—STATE OF CITY-DETROIT: Mayor Mike Duggan is expected to highlight city achievements and future plans during Detroit’s annual State of the City Address.

—GAS PRICES-MICHIGAN: AAA Michigan says average gas prices statewide are up about 5 cents from a week ago to about $2.48 per gallon.



LAKELAND, Fla. _ Now two seasons removed from his Rookie of the Year honors, Michael Fulmer is at a bit of a crossroads after an ineffective 2018 that ended with an injury. By Baseball Writer Noah Trister. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos.


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