BC-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 reporter Jennifer McDermott at 401-274-2270, or email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mark Pratt is on the desk until 4:30 p.m. AP New England News Editor Bill Kole can be reached at 617-357-8100 or email@example.com.
For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.
A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.
Gov. Charlie Baker, a moderate Republican and frequent critic of President Donald Trump who won a decisive re-election victory in heavily Democratic Massachusetts, is sworn in for a second term at the Statehouse. By Steve LeBlanc and Bob Salsberg. SENT: 130 words; UPCOMING: 600 words by 2 p.m., photos.
_ MISSING FISHERMEN: The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for two fishermen who were reported missing after their boat capsized off Block Island, Rhode Island. SENT.
_ NATIONAL GRID: National Grid and union representatives have reached a tentative agreement after a bitter contract dispute left about 1,200 employees locked out for months in Massachusetts. SENT.
_ TEACHER-RAPE CHARGES: A judge has dismissed child rape charges filed against a former teacher at an elite private school in Massachusetts. SENT.
The Calgary Flames visit the Boston Bruins. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.
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.
St. Francis Brooklyn at Bryant, 7 p.m. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merits.
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