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

July 10, 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A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



The art gallery owner who was arrested after dropping an 800-pound sculpture of a drug spoon outside Purdue Pharma’s headquarters, Fernando Alvarez, is due to be arraigned Tuesday on a charge of interfering with police. UPCOMING: 300 words by 12 p.m.


A U.S. service member from Connecticut killed during World War II and whose remains were recently identified is buried at Arlington National Cemetery. UPCOMING: 130 words by 2 p.m., photos.


— DRUG RAIDS: Police in Hartford have arrested five people, seized more than 20 pounds of heroin and confiscated several guns in three drug raids around the city. SENT: 130 words.

— WALMART SHOPPER-RAZOR BLADE: A woman says she sliced her finger on a razor blade in her shopping cart at Walmart in East Windsor. SENT: 130 words.

— TEEN KILLED: A 12th suspect has been arrested in the death of a 15-year-old New York City boy who was slashed in the neck with a machete outside a Bronx bodega. Luis Cabrarasantos was pulled over by state troopers in Southbury, Connecticut, on Monday. SENT: 130 words.



The Boston Red Sox host the Texas Rangers looking for their eighth consecutive victory. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.


Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka comes off the disabled list to face the Baltimore Orioles, who enter in last place in the AL East and with a dismal 25-66 record. By David Ginsburg. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 7:05 p.m.


Both starting pitchers will be making their major league debut when the Phillies play the Mets at Citi Field. Philadelphia plans to call up 22-year-old Enyel De Los Santos from Triple-A Lehigh Valley. New York will bring up 28-year-old Drew Gagnon from Triple-A Las Vegas. By Scott Orgera. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.


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