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BC-MI--Michigan News Digest 1:30 pm, MI

March 25, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

OFFICIAL ARRESTED-DETROIT

DETROIT _ An elected official from the Pittsburgh area and her husband are due in court for an incident at a Detroit hotel, after the pair traveled to Michigan for a concert. Chelsa Wagner is accused of interfering with officers when the hotel wanted to remove husband Khari Mosley. Developing from 1 p.m. arraignment.

AROUND THE STATE:

WAR OF 1812 BATTLEFIELD PROJECT

MONROE, Mich. _ The River Raisin National Battlefield Park Foundation says most of the construction for the historic Michigan site’s estimated $100 million redevelopment will begin next year. SENT: 130 words. Developing, pursuing photos.

IN BRIEF:

_ GAS PRICES-MICHIGAN: AAA Michigan says average gas prices statewide are up about 12 cents from a week ago to about $2.71 per gallon.

_ MICHIGAN MUSEUM-INUIT ART: A new exhibition at the University of Michigan Museum of Art features a recently donated collection of Inuit art.

_ BIRTHDAY PARTY FIGHT: Police say two men were arrested after guns were pulled during a fight at a birthday party in southwestern Michigan with children in attendance.

_ MICHIGAN STATE-COMMENCEMENT: Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins and Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will address graduates at Michigan State University this spring.

_ ELDER ABUSE-MICHIGAN: A new task force has been formed to help stop physical abuse, financial exploitation, emotional abuse and neglect of elderly people in Michigan.

SPORTS:

REGIONAL RESET

RALEIGH, N.C. _ Duke, Virginia, UNC and Gonzaga won’t have easy roads to the Final Four in an NCAA Sweet 16 filled with high seeds. In all, 14 of the top 16 seeds reached the second weekend, including Michigan and Michigan State. By Aaron Beard. UPCOMING: 875 words and photos.

RED WINGS-SHARKS

SAN JOSE, Calif. _ The San Jose Sharks try to snap a five-game losing streak when they host the Detroit Red Wings. By Gideon Rubin. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 10:30 p.m.

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