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 David Runk is on the desk. All times ET.

A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



WASHINGTON — Being married to the vice president has its privileges. "Now people take my phone calls," Karen Pence told The Associated Press in an interview. She is using her new cachet to call around on behalf of military spouses and plans to address issues that frustrate them in a speech at Fort Carson, Colorado, on Thursday. By Darlene Superville. SENT: 550 words, photos. Speech scheduled for 1:15 p.m. EDT. Will be updated.


— SCHOOL NURSE-THEFT: A former middle school nurse in northern Indiana has pleaded guilty to stealing students' medication as part of an agreement that could allow her to avoid jail time in the case.

— INTERSTATE 65 CLOSURES: Periodic 20-minute closures of northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 65 in northwestern Indiana are scheduled to occur early Friday, weather permitting.



LANDOVER, Md. — Fresh off being complimented by Larry Fitzgerald, Washington Redskins cornerback Quinton Dunbar gets his next big challenge when he faces Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts. By Stephen Whyno. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos.


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