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BC-MI--Michigan News Coverage Advisory, MI

May 17, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

UPCOMING TODAY:

MICHIGAN BUDGET

LANSING, Mich. _ Michigan lawmakers and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration are meeting to get revised revenue projections, which are important as they work on the next budget. SENT: 130 words. Developing.

IN BRIEF:

_ TEACHER CHARGED: A mid-Michigan teacher has been ordered to stand trial on charges alleging he inappropriately touched eight boys at school.

_ RECREATION GRANTS: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed legislation providing $26 million for land purchases and outdoor recreation projects.

_ COURT-WINDOWS: The clerk in a small county in the northern Lower Peninsula is urging officials to install bulletproof glass at the courthouse, saying her employees are “sitting ducks.”

_ INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT-DETROIT: Nearly 100 miles of Detroit streets and major roads are expected to be resurfaced this year as part of the city’s road improvement program.

SPORTS:

BBA--ATHLETICS-TIGERS

DETROIT _ The Detroit Tigers play the Oakland Athletics. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7: 10 p.m.

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