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

October 3, 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A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 STORY:

FISHING SHARES-CANADA

American fishermen are losing thousands of pounds of valuable fishing quota under a new catch share agreement with Canada. Fishermen from the U.S. and Canada seek haddock, cod and flounder on Georges Bank, which is a critical fishing ground east of New England. UPCOMING: 130 words by noon, 350 words by 1 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

— ONGOING FEUD KILLING: A Connecticut man who authorities say shot another man with whom he had an ongoing feud has pleaded guilty to murder. SENT: 130 words.

— CEMETERY SCHEME: Bridgeport police say Park Cemetery left the grounds littered with human bones and pieces of casket as part of an alleged scheme to rebury the dead. SENT: 130 words.

— HERRING FISHING: Fishing managers in New England are asking the federal government to take action to try to reduce the possibility of overfishing in the herring fishery. SENT: 130 words.

SPORTS:

ATHLETICS-YANKEES

Reliever Liam Hendricks starts for the Oakland Athletics in the AL wild card game against the New York Yankees and 19-game winner Luis Severino. By Baseball Writer Ronald Blum. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos. Game starts at 8:09 p.m.

BRUINS-CAPITALS

The Boston Bruins open the new season against the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7:30 p.m.

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