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BC-MI--Michigan News Coverage Advisory, MI

February 26, 2019

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. 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. _ A state agency is creating four groups to come up with suggestions for regulating marijuana in Michigan. The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs says the panels will represent different interests. One will be for those with medical marijuana licenses who want to enter the adult-use market. Others will represent cities, attorneys and potential license holders or consumers. SENT: 130 words.


—FOSTER CARE-DEATH: The Michigan appeals court says a jury should decide whether an adult foster care facility contributed to the death of a 59-year-old man who was killed by a pickup truck.

—ARAB MUSEUM-DIRECTOR: An expert on Middle Eastern studies has been selected to lead the Arab American National Museum.



DETROIT _ The Detroit Red Wings host the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:30 p.m. ET.


DETROIT _ The Vegas Golden Knights made a calculated gamble to acquire Mark Stone, the best player available in the days and hours leading up to the NHL trade deadline day. Columbus, Winnipeg and Nashville were among the teams that made moves to bolster their chances to chase a championship. By Hockey Writer Larry Lage. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos.


RALEIGH, N.C. _ No. 24 Wofford is playing its first games with an AP Top 25 ranking this week at Chattanooga and Samford. The Terriers are trying to close a perfect regular-season record in Southern Conference play. The week’s AP Top 25 schedule includes No. 3 Duke’s trip to No. 20 Virginia Tech, as well as the rematch between No. 4 Kentucky and No. 7 Tennessee. By Aaron Beard. SENT: 760 words, photos.


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.