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AP-CT--Connecticut News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, CT

May 14, 2018

Editors, news directors:

Good morning. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Connecticut. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome and can be directed to Mike Melia at 860-246-6876 or mmelia@ap.org.

A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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

TOP STORY:

CONNECTICUT DEMOCRATS

Democrats hold their convention to nominate a candidate for the U.S. House seat held by Rep. Elizabeth Esty, who said she would not seek re-election following a scandal over her s handling of a sexual misconduct case in her office. By Dave Collins. Developing from convention beginning at 6:30 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

— HOSPITAL-WRONGFUL TERMINATION SUIT — A Connecticut woman says in lawsuit filed in state court that she was fired from her job at a hospital because she pumped breast milk in her office. SENT 130 words.

— HISTORIC TAVERN FOR SALE — A Connecticut building that was once home to a tavern during the Revolutionary War era is now listed up for sale. SENT 130 words.

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