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

November 9, 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A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

IN BRIEF:

— CONDEMNED CHURCH FOR SALE: A vacant and condemned church in Vernon that has become a frequent target of vandals is now up for sale. SENT: 130 words.

— REVOLUTIONARY WAR KNAPSACK-DISPLAY: A rare military knapsack carried by a Connecticut soldier during the American Revolution is going on display at Fort Ticonderoga in New York this weekend in honor of Veterans Day. SENT: 130 words.

SPORTS:

CALHOUN’S RETURN

Hall of Fame coach Jim Calhoun returns to the sidelines for the University of Saint Joseph, a Division III school, in a game against William Patterson. By Pat Eaton-Robb. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Developing from 7 p.m. game.

CELTICS-JAZZ

The Boston Celtics visit the Utah Jazz. Game starts at 9:30 p.m. ET

YALE-CALIFORNIA

California and Yale open their men’s basketball seasons on Friday with a game in China. UPCOMING: 700 words. Game starts at p.m. PST.

OTHER COLLEGE BASKETBALL:

Hartford at Utah St., 9 p.m.

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