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BC-MI--Michigan News Coverage Advisory, MI

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

TROOPER CHARGED-MICHIGAN

DETROIT — A former Michigan state trooper is facing a prison sentence for involuntary manslaughter for firing a Taser at a Detroit teenager who crashed an all-terrain vehicle and died. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 500 words. Hearing starts at 9 a.m.

IN BRIEF:

_ GUN SHOT THEFT: Authorities say burglars took an undisclosed number of guns from a gun shop in western Michigan.

_ GAS PRICES-MICHIGAN: AAA Michigan says average gas prices statewide are down about 11 cents from a week ago to about $2.80 per gallon.

_ DAMON KEITH-FUNERAL: Flags are being lowered and federal court offices are closed for the day in parts of Michigan to honor prominent Judge Damon J. Keith , who was a figure in the civil rights movement.

SPORTS:

BBA--ASTROS-TIGERS

DETROIT _ Matthew Boyd tries to continue his impressive start to the season when he starts for Detroit against Brad Peacock and Houston. By Baseball Writer Noah Trister. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.

Also:

_ LIONS-MOVES: The Detroit Lions have signed free agent wide receivers Tom Kennedy and Jordan Smallwood.

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