AP-MI–Michigan News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, MI

Good morning! 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, followed by Ken Kusmer. 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



NORWOOD, Ohio — Donald Trump won the presidency in great measure because he pledged to stop American jobs and manufacturing from going overseas. But American companies have actually added nearly a million jobs in the past seven years, and statistics show 359,000 jobs open. The problem is, these are not the jobs that have put food on the tables of the working class — many demand education and technical knowhow, and the workers set adrift from low-tech factories are just not qualified. By Dan Sewell and Christopher S. Rugaber. SENT: 2,520 words, photos, graphic, video. An abridged version of 1,170 words has also been sent.


— BODY PARTS FOUND: Authorities say human remains found in the Grand River in mid-Michigan may be those of a homicide victim.

— OLD ABUSE CASE: A former youth pastor has admitted to sexually abusing a young boy in western Michigan a decade ago.



ARLINGTON, Texas — Justin Verlander (8-7) tries to win his fourth straight start — something the former AL Cy Young winner hasn’t done in four years — when the Tigers play the middle game of a three-game series at the Rangers. By Stephen Hawkins. UPCOMING. 650 words, photos. Game starts 8:05 p.m.


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