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

November 14, 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A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

— NURSING HOME ARREST: Officials at a Fairfield nursing home called the police on a 91-year-old man visiting his wife. Heinz Vonkuthy said Tuesday he was trying to kiss his wife goodbye at Regal Care when police arrived and arrested him. SENT: 130 words.

— STATE TROOPER-DUI: A Connecticut State Police trooper has been suspended following her arrest last weekend on drunken driving charges. SENT: 130 words.

— GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL OWNERSHIP: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is planning to buy New York’s Grand Central Terminal for $35 million after years of renting. SENT: 130 words.

SPORTS:

BULLS-CELTICS

The Chicago Bulls visit the Boston Celtics. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos.

BRUINS-AVALANCHE

The Colorado Avalanche host Boston on Wednesday night in a meeting of two of the top lines in hockey. The Avalanche boast the line of Mikko Rantanen, Nathan MacKinnon and Gabriel Landeskog, who’ve combined for 69 points. The Bruins feature Brad Marchand, Patrice Bergeron and David Pastrnak, who have a combined 68 points. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game time is 10 p.m. ET.

NASCAR-JOEY LOGANO

It was easy to push around Joey Logano when he first broke into NASCAR billed as the next big star. He doesn’t stand for it anymore and as the outlier of this championship race the Connecticut native believes he’s the favorite to win the Cup title. By AP Auto Racing Writer Jenna Fryer. First in a series of profiles on the 4 championship drivers. UPCOMING: 800 words by 6 pm.

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