Michigan News Digest

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. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Michigan is seeking a pledge from Enbridge Inc. to cover costs if oil leaks from a pipeline in the Great Lakes. The Department of Natural Resources asked the Canadian company to carry $900 million of liability insurance and set aside about $1.88 billion in additional assets in the event of a catastrophic spill. By John Flesher. SENT: 556 words.



EAST LANSING, Mich. — Hike! Fall sports at Michigan high schools will start on time, officials said, although the schedule could change if coronavirus trends get worse. SENT: 210 words.


LANSING, Mich. — U.S. Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, a former Republican who backed the impeachment of President Donald Trump, is not running for reelection. By David Eggert. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated.


SARANAC, Mich. — Investigators believe a Utah woman who was involved in a head-on crash in western Michigan that seriously injured a state trooper was drinking before the crash. SENT: 200 words.


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