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AP-RI--Rhode Island News Coverage Advisory, RI

August 3, 2018

Good morning. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Rhode Island. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to AP Providence at 401-274-2270, or approvidence@ap.org. Collin Binkley is on the desk. AP New England News Editor Bill Kole can be reached at 617-357-8100 or bkole@ap.org. AP Providence Correspondent Michelle R. Smith can be reached at 401-274-2270 or mrsmith@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 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.

TOP STORY:

TARIFFS-BOATS

NEWPORT, R.I. — American boat makers are getting pummeled on multiple fronts by tariffs and stand to be among the industries hardest-hit in an escalating trade war. By Michelle R. Smith. UPCOMING: 900 words, with photos.

BRIEFS:

— UBER DIVER-ARREST: Police have arrested an Uber driver accused of sexually assaulting a student at Brown University. SENT: 110 words.

— MOBILE LIBRARY: A Rhode Island library is bringing books to children during the summer with a mobile library. SENT: 130 words.

SPORTS

YANKEES-RED SOX

BOSTON — The New York Yankees play the second game of a four-game series against the AL East-leading Red Sox. Boston will send Rick Porcello (13-4) to the mound against Luis Severino (14-4). UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. First pitch 7:10 p.m.

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