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AP-MA--Massachusetts News Coverage Advisory, MA

November 28, 2018

Good morning. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Massachusetts.

Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP Boston bureau at 617-357-8100 or 800-882-1407.

Mark Pratt is on the desk until 4:30 p.m. 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A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. All times are Eastern.

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

TOP STORY:

DEMOCRATS-KENNEDY

Democratic U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy is calling for a new “moral capitalism” targeting what he calls the “trickle-down” narrative of conservatives. UPCOMING: 500 words.

IN BRIEF:

— GANG MEMBER SENTENCED: A member of the MS-13 gang has been sentenced to life in prison for his role in two killings in Boston in which the teenage victims were lured to their deaths via social media. SENT.

— MAYOR-SHINGLES: The mayor of Somerville, Massachusetts will be out of the public eye and the office for the next few weeks due to a severe case of shingles. SENT.

— SKATE FISHING: The federal government’s considering allowing northeastern U.S. fishermen to harvest more skates, which are used for food and bait. SENT.

SPORTS:

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Quinnipiac at UMass, 7 p.m.

Boston U. at New Hampshire, 7 p.m.

Holy Cross at Harvard, 7 p.m.

Northeastern at Bucknell, 7 p.m.

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