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

November 29, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

BOSTON HARBOR

A canary in a coal mine? How about a flounder in a harbor? Offering a rare bit of good environmental news, scientists have documented a dramatic rebound in flounder health they say shows how once horribly polluted Boston Harbor has cleaned up its act. By Philip Marcelo. UPCOMING: 300 words by 1 p.m., photo planned.

IN BRIEF:

— VETERAN-NEW ROOF: A program seeking to help veterans as thanks for their service in the military has provided a new roof for the home of a woman living in Rhode Island. SENT.

SPORTS:

ISLANDERS-BRUINS

The Boston Bruins play host to the New York Islanders. Game starts at 7 p.m.

OBIT-NAULLS

Willie Naulls, the former UCLA star who was a four-time All-Star with the New York Knicks and won three NBA championships with the Boston Celtics, has died. He was 84. SENT: 450 words.

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