Good morning! 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 David Runk is on the desk. AP-Michigan News Editor Roger Schneider can be reached at 313-259-0650 or

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A mother is suing the city of Flint after police handcuffed her 7-year-old son at an afterschool program and couldn't find a key to release him. The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan was to announce a civil suit Tuesday on behalf of Chrystal and Cameron McCadden. UPCOMING: Developing on merits from scheduled 2:30 p.m. ET announcement.


— CONTAMINATION TESTING-MICHIGAN: Officials say chemical contamination in Michigan's northwestern Lower Peninsula has missed an elementary school's drinking water well.

— CENTRAL MICHIGAN-PRESIDENT: The Central Michigan University Board of Trustees has appointed the school's provost as interim president. The board at the Mount Pleasant school on Monday named Executive Vice President and Provost Michael Gealt to the post.

— WAYNE STATE-REFUGEE PROGRAMS: Wayne State University researchers are working with a refugee resettlement agency on efforts that aim to ease anxiety, depression and stress among Syrian refugees in the Detroit area.

— AQUATIC HABITAT GRANTS: Michigan regulators are accepting proposals for financial help with protecting places where aquatic species live and repairing those that have been damaged.

— CITY MANAGER-THEFT: Nearly 20 years later, authorities still are trying to collect money from a former city manager in western Michigan who admits stealing $1.8 million.

— HOME FORECLOSURES-DETROIT: Officials in Detroit and Wayne County have extended a deadline for home owners to avoid tax foreclosure.



DETROIT — Miguel Cabrera can now say it with a good deal of certainty: Baseball is harder than it looks on TV. "It's so easy when you watch the game on TV. It's so slow," the Detroit slugger said. "The game is so simple on TV." It's not nearly as simple on the field, of course, and right now all Cabrera can do is watch. The Tigers lost their star first baseman in the middle of June to a ruptured biceps tendon, and he's out for the season. Detroit was in a rebuilding mode anyway, but losing one of the team's top hitters was a significant blow. By Baseball Writer Noah Trister. SENT: 550 words, photos.


DETROIT — The Tigers and Reds, two teams with losing records who may try to trade key players on deadline day, meet Tuesday night in the opener of a two-game series in Detroit. By Baseball Writer Noah Trister. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game time 7:10 p.m. ET.


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