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BC-IN--Indiana News Coverage Advisory, IN

May 14, 2019 GMT

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Indiana. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Indianapolis bureau at 317-639-5501, 800-382-1582 or indy@ap.org. David Runk is on the desk. All times are Eastern.

A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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




INDIANAPOLIS _ Two days of memorial services for former U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar will begin with a tribute at the Indiana Statehouse. The senator’s casket will be brought into the Statehouse Rotunda for a midday Tuesday ceremony that will include remarks by Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb, followed by about eight hours of public viewing. Lugar was a longtime Republican senator who died April 28 at age 87. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated. Developing from 12 p.m. ET ceremony.


—PACKAGING MANUFACTURER-EXPANSION: A Michigan-based packaging manufacturing company is planning a $3 million expansion in central Indiana.

—BRIDGE INSPECTION-INDIANA: Traffic along a southern Indiana bridge over the Ohio River at Mauckport in Harrison County will be restricted to one lane later this month as the span goes through inspection.


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