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

May 7, 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A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

TOP STORY:

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS BRIBERY

California businessman Stephen Semprevivo is set to plead guilty to charges that he bribed the Georgetown tennis coach to get his son admitted to the school. Developing from 2:30 p.m. hearing.

IN BRIEF:

_ FORK LIFT DEATH: Police say a 58-year-old man was killed when a fork lift fell on him at a Connecticut business. Branford police say the New Haven man was transporting a fork lift on a flatbed truck Monday when he stopped at an auto shop to put air in the truck’s tires. SENT.

SPORTS:

RED SOX-ORIOLES

Boston plays Baltimore at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7:05 p.m.

MARINERS-YANKEES

Seattle plays New York at Yankee Stadium. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 6:35 p.m.

METS-PADRES

New York plays San Diego at PETCO Park. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 10:10 p.m. ET.

BRUINS ADVANCE

The Boston Bruins got some timely goals in their tight Eastern Conference semifinal series with Columbus, but when the goals weren’t coming, Tuukka Rask stood tall. The Finn turned in his best playoff performance so far in the 3-0 win in Game 6 that clinched the series and propelled the Bruins into the conference final against Carolina. By Mitch Stacy. SENT: 500 words, photos.

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