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

January 3, 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A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

IN BRIEF:

_ OFFICER-CHILD PORN: A North Branford police officer is facing child pornography charges. Hamden police say 58-year-old Anthony DeLuise was arrested earlier this week and charged with first-degree possession of child pornography following an investigation that lasted nearly a year.

_ WORKER BURNED: A construction worker has suffered serious burns in an accident at a site of an apartment complex in Connecticut. The Day reports the man became injured while trying to refuel a running air compressor at the site in Pawcatuck Wednesday afternoon.

SPORTS:

BKW--T25-UCONN-BAYLOR

No. 1 UConn visits Baylor for the first time in nearly five years. The No. 8 Lady Bears have won 44 consecutive non-conference home games since that January 2014 loss to the Huskies. By AP Basketball Writer Stephen Hawkins. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 9 p.m. ET.

FLAMES-BRUINS

The Calgary Flames visit the Boston Bruins. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.

PATRIOTS-BYE

The 2018 season has been one of constant adaptation for the defending AFC champion Patriots. From Julian Edelman’s four-game suspension to open the season, to a surprise 1-2 start, to several injuries at running back, to Josh Gordon’s arrival and abrupt departure, New England’s mettle has been tested weekly. But after nabbing yet another first-round playoff bye, it’s put the Patriots in position to make another deep playoff run. By Kyle Hightower. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos. For Weekend Use.

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

LIU Brooklyn at Sacred Heart, 6 p.m.

Rider at Fairfield, 7 p.m.

Quinnipiac at Manhattan, 7 p.m.

Wagner at CCSU, 7 p.m.

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