BC-MI–Michigan News Coverage Advisory, MI

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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


—FATAL SHOOTINGS-WESTERN MICHIGAN: A 63-year-old man has been charged with murder in the fatal shootings of two men in western Michigan.

—FLOODED BASEMENTS-LAWSUIT: Most of a $1.25 million settlement will go to residents of a mid-Michigan city who sued after sewage flooded their basements six years ago.

—FIRST GAY BISHOP: The Episcopal Diocese of Maine has consecrated an openly gay bishop for the first time. The Rev. Thomas James Brown is originally from Michigan.



OMAHA, Neb. _ Michigan needs one win to claim its first national championship in baseball since 1962. Standing in its way is 6-foot-4, 255-pound Kumar Rocker. Vanderbilt’s star freshman has won nine of his last 10 starts, including a no-hitter in super regionals. The Wolverines and Commodores take the field Tuesday evening. By Eric Olson. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. ET.


DETROIT _ Jordan Zimmermann takes the mound for the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday against Jesse Chavez of the Texas Rangers. The teams are playing a three-game series before the Tigers host the Nationals this weekend. By Baseball Writer Noah Trister. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m. ET.


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