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AP-RI--Rhode Island News Coverage Advisory, RI

November 28, 2018

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 reporter Jennifer McDermott at 401-274-2270, or jmcdermott@ap.org and approvidence@ap.org.

Mark Pratt is on the desk until 4:30 p.m. AP New England News Editor Bill Kole can be reached at 617-357-8100 or bkole@ap.org.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

TOP STORY:

DEMOCRATS-KENNEDY

Democratic U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy is calling for a new “moral capitalism” targeting what he calls the “trickle-down” narrative of conservatives. UPCOMING: 500 words.

SPORTS BETTING

Day 2 of a major sports betting conference in New York bringing together gambling companies, professional sports leagues, regulators and others to discuss issues involved in the rapidly growing field. By Wayne Parry. UPCOMING: Story on merits based on developments at conference.

IN BRIEF:

— RESTAURANT-POLITICAL SHIRTS: A Mexican restaurant in Rhode Island is getting backlash for its sale of T-shirts that it says advocated impeaching President Donald Trump. SENT.

— SKATE FISHING: The federal government’s considering allowing northeastern U.S. fishermen to harvest more skates, which are used for food and bait. SENT.

SPORTS:

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Yale at Bryant, 7 p.m.

Rhode Island at Brown, 7 p.m.

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