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

November 13, 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 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

COLLEGES-INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

The number of foreign students heading to U.S. colleges and universities fell again last year, the second straight decline after more than a decade of growth, a new report finds. Enrollment of new international students dropped by about 7 percent in fall 2017, according to an annual report released Tuesday by the State Department and the Institute of International Education, a nonprofit research group based in New York. At Purdue University, one of the nation’s biggest hubs for international students, total foreign enrollment fell by 2 percent this year. Officials said they intentionally admitted fewer undergraduates from abroad amid worries that they might not accept the offer. By Collin Binkley. SENT: 800 words.

ASIA-PENCE

TOKYO — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday reaffirmed the need to keep sanctions on North Korea to achieve its denuclearization as they showcased their bilateral alliance, while Pence also urged Japan to do more to reduce the U.S. trade deficit. Pence and Abe also agreed to deepen cooperation in promoting energy, infrastructure and providing loans to nations in the region. By Mari Yamaguchi. SENT: 550 words, photos. Moving in national services.

JAPAN-US SECOND LADY-INTERVIEW

TOKYO — Karen Pence, the U.S. vice president’s wife, announced Tuesday a $54,000 U.S. grant to a teacher at Tsukuba University in Japan for the study of art therapy, a little-known mental health profession she has championed under the Trump administration. Pence was in Japan while accompanying her husband, Mike Pence, on a trip through Asia for a series of meetings, including a Southeast Asian summit in Singapore and an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Papua New Guinea. By Yuri Kageyama. SENT: 500 words, photos. Moving in national services.

IN BRIEF:

— HUSBAND SLAIN: Authorities say a 55-year-old rural Indiana woman killed her 62-year-old husband at their home and waited the weekend before calling 911 to report his death. The Montgomery County sheriff’s office says Sheila Ridenour was arrested Monday on initial charges of murder and failure to report a dead body.

— CLIMATE CHANGE-INDIANA TOURISM: A new report says Indiana’s tourism and recreation industry will have to adjust as climate change makes the state warmer and wetter in the coming decades.

— TYLER TRENT-CANCER FUND: A fundraising campaign honoring Purdue University student Tyler Trent’s battle with cancer has picked up enough support to top the $100,000 mark. The Tyler Trent Cancer Research Endowment was set up to support cancer research at Purdue.

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