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 email@example.com. David Runk is on the desk. AP-Michigan News Editor Roger Schneider can be reached at 313-259-0650 or firstname.lastname@example.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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
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AUTO SHOW-SUVS VS ELECTRIC
DETROIT _ Automakers have promised to start selling hordes of electric cars in the next few years, but only two will be unveiled at the big Detroit auto show that kicks off this week. And those aren’t even ready for production. Automakers say they’re working on more efficient vehicles including those powered by batteries. But environmental groups worry the progress will stop if the Trump administration freezes government fuel economy requirements. By Tom Krisher. SENT: 950 words, photo.
AUTO SHOW-VEHICLES OF THE YEAR
DETROIT _ The North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year will be revealed during the North American International Auto Show’s media preview days. The announcements are expected Monday morning at Detroit’s Cobo Center. By Jeff Karoub. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated. Photos and video planned.
LOS ANGELES _ Alicia Keys, Patti LaBelle, Celine Dion and more took the stage to relive some of the late Aretha Franklin’s biggest hits in a tribute concert. The star-studded musical lineup that also included Jennifer Hudson, John Legend and Common honored Franklin’s life and career at the “Aretha! A GRAMMY Celebration For The Queen Of Soul” on Sunday in Los Angeles. The tribute hosted by Tyler Perry will air March 10 on CBS. By Jonathan Landrum Jr. SENT: 460 words, photos.
—MICHIGAN SCHOOL-GUN: Students at a Michigan charter school are getting clear book bags after a 10-year-old boy allegedly took a loaded handgun to school. Photo.
—GAS PRICES-MICHIGAN: AAA Michigan says average gas prices statewide are up about 6 cents in the past week to about $2.15 per gallon.
—CONSUMERS ENERGY-CARE PROGRAM: Consumers Energy says it has contributed $10 million to help customers in need to pay their energy bills.
SALT LAKE CITY _ The Detroit Pistons take on the Utah Jazz in a Monday road game. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 9 p.m.
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