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AP-MA--Massachusetts News Coverage Advisory, MA

November 14, 2018

Good morning. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Massachusetts.

Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP Boston bureau at 617-357-8100 or 800-882-1407.

Mark Pratt is on the desk until 4:30 p.m. 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A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



DraftKings announces partnership with Resorts Casino in Atlantic City in latest salvo in a sort of arms race developing among New Jersey casinos and racetracks to have both an online operation and a go-to game day presence on the property. By Wayne Parry. UPCOMING: 450 words.


— MUSLIM STUDENT-HATE MAIL: Police in Massachusetts are investigating after a Muslim elementary school student reported receiving threatening notes. SENT.

— TURKEY CHASES POLICE CAR: Police in two Massachusetts communities say they’ve launched a joint investigation into the turkey who tried to chase down a police cruiser this week. SENT.



The Chicago Bulls visit the struggling Boston Celtics. Game starts at 7:30 p.m.


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 starts at 10 p.m. EST.


IUPUI at Boston College, 7 p.m.

Boston U. at Albany (NY), 7:30 p.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.

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