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BC-RI--Rhode Island News Advisory, RI

April 15, 2019

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 the AP Boston bureau at 617-357-8100 or 800-882-1407.

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A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



Runners were focused on staying dry Monday morning as they awaited the start of the 2019 Boston Marathon. Thousands of runners preparing to take part in the 123rd running of the world’s oldest annual marathon huddled under tents, though the rain was expected to taper off before the first race of the day began. By Jimmy Golen. SENT: 330 words, photos. Will be updated as race develops.


_ FOUR STABBED: Police say four people have been stabbed in Springfield. Police say an altercation spilled out of Le Souk bar early Monday morning. SENT.

_ SEVERE WEATHER: Tens of thousands of utility customers are without power as powerful storms roar through the mid-Atlantic region. SENT.



The Boston Bruins visit the Toronto Maple Leafs for game 3 of their first-round Stanley Cup playoff series. Game starts at 7 p.m.


Baltimore plays Boston at Fenway Park. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 11 a.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.