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

March 12, 2019

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A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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


_ CO-WORKERS-THREAT: Police say an employee of submarine maker Electric Boat in Groton has been charged with making a “credible threat” against the lives of co-workers. SENT.

_ MACKEREL HARVEST: The East Coast harvest of an economically important species of small fish will be scaled back for the rest of the year. Fishermen catch millions of pounds of Atlantic mackerel from Maine to Virginia every year. SENT.



The Indiana Pacers return home Tuesday, desperately needing a win against the New York Knicks. The Pacers have lost two straight during their most challenging stretch of the season. New York has the league’s worst record _ and six straight losses. By Michael Marot. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game time is 7 p.m. ET.


The Boston Bruins visit the Columbus Blue Jackets. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.


Hartford at UMBC, 7 p.m. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merits. America East Conference tournament semifinal.


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