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AP-MI--Michigan News Digest 1:30 pm, MI

June 14, 2018

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Michigan at 1:30 p.m. 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. Ed White is on the desk, followed by Herbert McCann. 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. — Michigan now has the country’s strictest drinking water rules for lead. The plan filed Thursday will eventually result in the replacement of all 500,000 lead service pipes statewide in the wake of the contamination of Flint’s supply. By David Eggert. SENT: 470 words.



TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The federal government is considering another attempt to drop legal protections for gray wolves across the lower 48 states, reopening a lengthy battle over the predator species. by John Flesher. SENT: 350 words, photo.



PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The house where Rosa Parks sought refuge after fleeing the South will be offered at auction after being turned into a work of art and shipped across the Atlantic Ocean twice. By Michelle Smith. SENT: 500 words, photos.


MUSKEGON, Mich. — Miss Michigan is ready to pass the crown after spending a year promoting arts education at schools across the state. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words. Pursuing photo.


— KANSAS-NEW BISHOP: A Michigan priest is named as the new bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Salina, Kansas.

— MICHIGAN-TRIATHLON DEATH: A 61-year-old California man who died while competing in a western Michigan triathlon had an enlarged heart and signs of a previous heart attack.

— HIGHWAY WORKER KILLED: One road construction worker has been killed and another suffered minor injuries after being struck by a suspected drunken driver on a freeway in downtown Detroit.

— PROFESSOR-HOMICIDE: Police in Ann Arbor say they’re treating the death of a retired chemistry professor as a homicide.

— SHOOTING RANGES: A federal agency has approved $1.25 million in funding to help Michigan improve its shooting ranges.

— LAWYERS-CAMPAIGN DONATIONS: Campaign committees set up by Michigan judicial candidates might be able to ask for more than $100 from lawyers.



DETROIT — Michael Fulmer takes the mound for the Tigers against Lance Lynn. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 1:10 p.m.


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