AP-RI--Rhode Island News Coverage Advisory, RI
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 email@example.com. Mark Pratt is on the desk. AP New England News Editor Bill Kole can be reached at 617-357-8100 or firstname.lastname@example.org. AP Providence Correspondent Michelle R. Smith can be reached at 401-274-2270 or email@example.com.
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CVS HEALTH RESULTS
CVS Health beat Wall Street expectations for the second-quarter, helped by rising prescription sales, though a nearly $4 billion charge from one of the company’s businesses led to a loss. The drugstore chain and pharmacy benefits manager said Wednesday that it has struggled to grow its long-term care business as much as it had expected after acquiring Omnicare in 2015. It cited lower occupancy rates in skilled nursing facilities and the financial struggles of its customers. Omnicare provides pharmacy services to nursing homes and other clients. SENT: 300 words.
— WILD TURKEYS-TRAFFIC PROBLEM: Officials in Johnston, Rhode Island have captured two of the three wild turkeys that were causing traffic problems. SENT: 130 words.
RED SOX-BLUE JAYS
The Boston Red Sox play at the Toronto Blue Jays. Game starts at 7 p.m.
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