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AP-IN--Indiana News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, IN

September 12, 2018

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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



EVANSVILLE — Indiana’s state consumer advocate says regulators shouldn’t approve a company’s proposal to make ratepayers pay for a solar facility in southwestern Indiana. It is the second Vectren rate case in recent months that the Office of Utility Consumer Counselor has recommended the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission deny. The other involves Vectren’s request to recover the estimated $781 million cost of replacing coal-fired units with a natural gas plant. SENT: 130 words.


— WWII MARINE IDENTIFIED: The U.S. military says human remains found decades ago on a Pacific island have been identified as those of a U.S. Marine from northwestern Indiana who died in a World War II battle against Japanese forces.

— RURAL AMERICA EXHIBIT: Six Indiana communities will be selected to host a Smithsonian Institution exhibit on rural America during 2019 and 2020. Indiana Humanities says it will sponsor a tour of the exhibit called “Crossroads: Change Comes to Rural America.” The six communities chosen will host the exhibit for six weeks each.


If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to indy@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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