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

December 20, 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.

New England News Editor Bill Kole can be reached at 617-357-8100 or bkole@ap.org. New England Photo Editor Bill Sikes is reachable at 617-357-8106 or bsikes@ap.org.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.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A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 STORIES:

CONNECTICUT GOVERNOR

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is leaving office after eight years as a very unpopular figure in his home state. But outside of Connecticut, the Democrat is held in high regard by various groups for his stances on issues ranging from gun control to criminal justice reform and education. He’s expected to continue playing a role in such issues after he leaves office. By Susan Haigh. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos.

MASSACHUSETTS GAMBLING

Massachusetts gambling regulators on Thursday review the first quarter of operations at MGM’s resort near the Connecticut state line and also discuss the potential for another casino near Rhode Island. UPCOMING: 130 words, more on merits.

IN BRIEF:

_ CHASE-POLICE SHOOTING: A state prosecutor says East Hartford police officers were justified in fatally shooting a man during a high-speed chase. SENT.

SPORTS:

DUCKS-BRUINS

The Anaheim Ducks visit the Boston Bruins. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Yale at Monmouth (NJ), 7 p.m.

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