BC-MI–Michigan News Coverage Advisory, MI

Good morning! 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 Michigan News Editor Roger Schneider at 800-642-4125 or 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



DEARBORN, Mich. — Gov. Rick Snyder is set to sign legislation that would make more low-income adults eligible for health insurance through the federal health care law. The state House approved the much-debated Medicaid expansion bill on a bipartisan 75-32 vote the day after Labor Day. By Mike Householder. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated after 10 a.m. bill signing, 300 words by 10:15 a.m. EDT, 600 words by 1 p.m., photos.


ANSING, Mich. — Secretary of State Ruth Johnson on Monday announces details of an effort to stop the use of fake motor vehicle insurance certificates. UPCOMING: 300 words by 5 p.m. EDT.


ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The University of Michigan has entered a partnership with the estates of George and Ira Gershwin to provide music scholars complete access to the Gershwins’ papers, compositional drafts and original scores to create a critical edition of their works. SENT: 275 words.


DETROIT — Crews will begin a block-by-block review of streetlights in two Detroit neighborhoods this week as part of a three-year plan to overhaul the city’s decrepit lighting system. SENT: 200 words.



BELDING, Mich. — Authorities say they plan to step up efforts to search for a 10-year-old West Michigan boy who disappeared after leaving home to go fishing. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated on developments.


SANDSTONE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — There were plenty of times Caleb Clack thought he might quit. If he wanted an excuse, he certainly had one, but Caleb’s predominant attitude always is positive. The 16-year-old recently completed a waterfront cleanup project on Center Lake that will earn him the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest level in Boy Scouting. An AP Member Exchange by Danielle Salisbury. Jackson Citizen Patriot. SENT: 1,270 words.



DETROIT — The Detroit Tigers play the Seattle Mariners in the first game of a four-game series at Comerica Park. 7:08 p.m. start.

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If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apmichigan@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Exchange and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Michigan and other states. The Marketplace is accessible on the left navigational pane of the AP Exchange home page, near the bottom. For both national and state, you can click “All” or search for content by topics such as education, politics and business.

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