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

November 27, 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A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

CONNECTICUT GOVERNOR

Connecticut Gov.-elect Ned Lamont on Tuesday holds a public policy forum on issues ranging from agriculture to the arts. By Susan Haigh. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos by 3 p.m.

UNITED TECHNOLOGIES-BREAKUP

Connecticut-based United Technologies is breaking itself into three independent companies now that it has sealed its $23 billion acquisition of aviation electronics maker Rockwell Collins. The company’s announcement Monday was the latest by a sprawling industrial conglomerate deciding it will be more efficient and focused as smaller, separate entities. SENT: 320 words, photo.

SPORTS BETTING

Gambling companies, professional sports leagues, government officials and others discuss the rapidly growing legal sports betting market in the U.S. at a conference Tuesday. By Wayne Parry.

IN BRIEF:

— ELECTRIC SCOOTERS-HARTFORD: The Hartford City Council is considering a resolution that would allow the start-up company Lime to begin expanding their ride-share program in the city. SENT: 130 words.

SPORTS:

BKC--UMASS-LOWELL-UCONN

Transfer Sidney Wilson is expected to make his debut for UConn as the Huskies host UMass-Lowell at Gampel Pavilion. By Pat Eaton-Robb. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Developing from 7 p.m. start.

OTHER MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Hartford at Sacred Heart, 6 p.m.

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