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

August 22, 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 at 401-274-2270, or approvidence@ap.org. Mark Pratt is on the desk. AP New England News Editor Bill Kole can be reached at 617-357-8100 or bkole@ap.org. AP Providence Correspondent Michelle R. Smith can be reached at 401-274-2270 or mrsmith@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

PAWSOX STADIUM

Gov. Gina Raimondo and Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien talk about the way forward in Pawtucket, now that the Pawtucket Red Sox are moving to Massachusetts. UPCOMING: 130 words following 11 a.m. event, more on merits.

IN BRIEF:

— CITY HALL BREAK-IN: Providence police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who broke into City Hall and stole thousands of dollars’ worth of electronic equipment. SENT.

— ABANDONED DOG: Authorities in Rhode Island are searching for the person who abandoned a dog with a large tumor. SENT.

SPORTS

INDIANS-RED SOX

The Cleveland Indians visit the Boston Red Sox. By Jimmy Golen. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.

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