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Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Indiana. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to Indiana News Editor Jeni O’Malley at 317-639-5501 or 800-382-1582 or jomalley@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

UPCOMING TODAY:

GAY MARRIAGE-INDIANA

INDIANAPOLIS - Some county clerks remained confused Friday over how to handle the wording on marriage licenses while gay couples lined up at courthouses two days after a federal judge struck down Indiana’s law barring their weddings. By Charles D. Wilson. 500 words by 4 p.m.

HEALTH OVERHAUL-CAFETERIA WORKERS

WASHINGTON - Many employees who already have health insurance worry they’ll pay a price for President Barack Obama’s overhaul. But for workers at one major company those fears appear to be easing. Food service giant Sodexo unexpectedly reversed course Thursday after bumping thousands of college cafeteria workers from its health plan earlier this year. Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana, recently amended its contract with Sodexo to require the employees be offered coverage. By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar. Moving on national business lines.

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TOBACCO SETTLEMENT

INDIANAPOLIS - A top state lawmaker says Indiana’s settlement of its long-running dispute with big tobacco companies will help the state meet its obligations for health-related programs by bringing the state $217 million over the next two years. Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced the settlement Thursday, a month before a scheduled court hearing over his appeal of an unfavorable federal arbitration ruling last October. UPCOMING: 400 words

SEWAGE DUMPING-FARM

OSCEOLA - State and local officials are investigating a northern Indiana septic company amid complaints by neighbors that it’s dumped raw sewage for nearly a decade on a nearby farm, impacting their well water. The Elkhart company holds a state permit to disposal of waste from septic tanks. UPCOMING: 350 words.

IN BRIEF: MISSING SWIMMER-BODY, SHELBYVILLE-INDUSTRIAL FIRE, CAR ATTACK-CHARGES, PAOLI SHOOTINGS, FIBERTECH-EMBEZZLEMENT, BLIGHT ELIMINATION PROGRAM, GRISSOM-RUNWAY CLOSURE, PENCE-EDUCATION BOARD, INDIANAPOLIS AIRPORT HONORED.

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