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

November 16, 2018

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A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

CRUMBLING FOUNDATIONS

Several legislative committees are holding an informational forum Friday on Connecticut’s crumbling foundations problem. By Susan Haigh. UPCOMING: 500 words by 4 p.m.

WINTRY WEATHER

The first snowstorm of the season has given way to rain and high winds in the New York City area, as commuters here and across the Northeast face slow rides to work. SENT: 130 words, photos. Will be updated.

CHRISTMAS TREE SUPPLY

A tight supply of Christmas trees means shoppers may not get the exact specimen they want but there are enough evergreens to go around. By Lisa Rathke. With photos. Developing.

SPORTS:

THE TIE-50 YEARS LATER

Sixty-five members of the 1968 Harvard football team are expected back in Boston this weekend for the 50th anniversary of the most memorable entry in the 143-year-old history of The Game. A luncheon for returning Yale players was canceled for lack of interest. Not all ties come out even. By Jimmy Golen. SENT: 1,200 words, photos.

2K EMPIRE CLASSIC

No. 13 Oregon, No. 15 Syracuse, UConn and Iowa meet in the second day of the 2K Empire Classic, with the winners of the first round playing for the tournament title and the losers playing a consolation game. With 2K Empire Classic-The Latest, photos.

RAPTORS-CELTICS

The Toronto Raptors visit the Boston Celtics. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.

BRUINS-STARS

The Stars and Bruins finish their season series 11 days after Boston won 2-1 in overtime at home. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 8 p.m. ET.

OTHER MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL:

ARMY-SACRED HEART

Army plays Sacred Heart at Paul Bailey Pizzitola Sports Center. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merits.

AUSTIN PEAY-CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE

Austin Peay plays Central Connecticut State at William H. Detrick Gymnasium. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merits.

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