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

July 11, 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. Mark Pratt 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

IN BRIEF:

— RHODE ISLAND GOVERNOR-MORGAN: A former worker for the Rhode Island State House has accused Republican gubernatorial candidate Patricia Morgan of disability discrimination. SENT: 120 words.

— NURSE-OPIOID THEFT: A nurse who worked at the Providence VA Medical Center has been charged with stealing liquid opioids from the facility for his own personal use and replacing them with saline. SENT: 130 words.

SPORTS

RANGERS-RED SOX

The Boston Red Sox host the Texas Rangers looking for their third consecutive series sweep. By Jimmy Golen. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.

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