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

February 5, 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A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



The University of Connecticut is expected to vote on the successor to university President Susan Herbst. Thomas Katsouleas, the provost and executive vice president of the University of Virginia, is expected to be approved Tuesday as UConn’s 16th president. By Pat Eaton-Robb. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos. Developing from 10 a.m. meeting.


Thousands of cheering fans are expected to turn out as the New England Patriots are paraded through the streets of Boston to celebrate their sixth Super Bowl win. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated from parade scheduled to start at 11 a.m.


_ FATAL SHOOTING: Police say a man has died from his injuries sustained in a shooting outside a tractor trailer training school in Bridgeport last month. SENT.

_ TEACHER-EXPOSURE CHARGES ACQUITTAL: A high school teacher in Fairfield has been acquitted of charges that he twice exposed himself to a 15-year-old female student. SENT.



The New York Islanders visit the Boston Bruins. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.


The Boston Celtics visit the Cleveland Cavaliers. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts 7 p.m.


The Detroit Pistons visit the New York Knicks. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:30 p.m.


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