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AP-MI--Michigan News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, MI

July 10, 2018

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 apmichigan@ap.org. David Runk is on the desk, followed by Ed White. 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



— CHILD DEATH-DETROIT: Authorities say a young girl apparently fell through a hole in the floor of a home in Detroit and drowned in standing water in the basement.

— ANIMALS SEIZED: More than two dozen dogs and cats living in awful conditions have been removed from a home in Michigan’s northwestern Lower Peninsula.

— GUN BUYBACK-WAYNE COUNTY: The Wayne County sheriff’s office is working to get guns off the streets by buying them this weekend with no questions asked.

— OVERTIME VIOLATIONS: The government says a Michigan truck accessories manufacturer has agreed to pay $308,000 in back wages owed to 134 employees.

— PURPLE HEART-RETURN: Relatives of three dead U.S servicemen plan to gather in western Michigan to receive lost Purple Heart earned in World War II.



ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Rays try to extend their winning streak to four when they continue a three-game series against the Detroit Tigers, who lost the series opener in extra innings. By Mark Didtler. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.


If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apmichigan@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

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