AP-RI--Rhode Island News Coverage Advisory, RI
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 email@example.com. Mark Pratt is on the desk. AP New England News Editor Bill Kole can be reached at 617-357-8100 or firstname.lastname@example.org. AP Providence Correspondent Michelle R. Smith can be reached at 401-274-2270 or email@example.com.
A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
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ROSA PARKS HOUSE
The house where Rosa Parks sought refuge in Detroit after fleeing the South will be offered for auction after being turned into a work of art. Guernsey’s auction house says the sale will be held mid-summer. They expect it to fetch seven figures. The house was most recently on display in Rhode Island and before that had been shown in Berlin, where it was brought after being saved from demolition. By Michelle R. Smith. SENT: 500 words, photos.
— SLANDER LAWSUIT: An old town council decision means taxpayers will end up footing the bill for a Rhode Island mayor who was ordered to pay $34,000 to a former town councilwoman. SENT: 130 words.
— CAR CRASH-HAIR SALON: A car has crashed into a hair salon in Rhode Island, leaving a gaping hole in the side of the building. SENT: 80 words.
A huge weekend series between two of the best teams in the American League gets underway Thursday night as the Seattle Mariners host the Boston Red Sox. The opener features David Price for Boston, while Felix Hernandez gets the start for Seattle. UPCOMING: Game at 10 p.m. ET.
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