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

October 10, 2018

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 ET.

A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

STATE SENATE SEAT

FORT WAYNE — A county councilman in northeastern Indiana has been selected to fill the seat of the outgoing Republican leader of the Indiana Senate. Allen County Councilman Justin Busch defeated Parkview Health public safety director Tom Rhoades at a Republican caucus in Fort Wayne. Busch is the northeast Indiana director for Republican U.S. Sen. Todd Young and has been an aide to other senators. Senate President Pro Tem David Long of Fort Wayne announced in February that he was stepping down in November. SENT: 130 words.

IN BRIEF:

— TOWN MARSHAL ARRESTED: Prosecutors are asking a judge to lock up a former Indiana town marshal until his trial on charges that he allegedly took medication from a home while in uniform.

— TIMBER REVENUES: Fifteen Indiana counties are getting a share of more than $210,000 raised through timber sales at state forests. The Indiana Department of Natural resources says the counties will use about $63,000 of that revenue to give a boost to 116 rural and volunteer fire departments, particularly to improve their wildland firefighting capabilities.

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