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AP-MA--Massachusetts News Coverage Advisory, MA

September 11, 2018

Good morning. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Massachusetts.

Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP Boston bureau at 617-357-8100 or 800-882-1407.

Mark Pratt is on the desk followed by Pat Eaton-Robb. 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A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. All times are Eastern.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.



Americans are marking the anniversary of 9/11 with solemn tributes, volunteer projects and enhanced memorials, after a year when two attacks within miles of ground zero manifested the enduring, evolving threat of terrorism. By Jennifer Peltz. SENT: 500 words, updates following the 8:40 a.m. start of the ceremony at the National 9/11 Memorial in New York.


— STUDENT PILOT-EMERGENCY LANDING: The a 17-year-old student pilot from Massachusetts who successfully made an emergency landing after losing a wheel during her first solo flight plans to return to the cockpit soon. SENT.

— FALLING BRANCH-TODDLER INJURED: A Massachusetts woman whose 2-year-old child was injured when a tree branch fell on her SUV has filed a lawsuit alleging utility Eversource and the town of Southampton knew of dangerous tree limbs yet didn’t cut them down. SENT.

— HOUSE FIRE: Fire officials in Massachusetts are investigating a fire that destroyed a historic home in Ludlow. SENT.



The Toronto Blue Jays visit Boston to take on the AL East-leading Red Sox, with Chris Sale returning from the disabled list to make his first start in almost a month. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts 7 p.m.

If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

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