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 firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
ODD NEW ENGLAND
Things got a little wild in New England in 2018 _ wild as in actual animals weaseling their way into the headlines. A Vermont family’s pet peacock ran off with a flock of turkeys. A black bear trashed a car in Connecticut after locking itself inside. Beavers flavored bourbon at a distillery in New Hampshire. And so many crows descended on one corner of Massachusetts, it took a cannon to shoo them away. There was no shortage of antics from the naked apes at the top of the food chain, either. By William J. Kole. SENT: 830 words, photos.
_ STRIP CLUB CLOSURE: A well-known New England strip club that was shut down following a prostitution investigation will likely stay closed until after the new year. SENT.
_ THREE SHOT: Police say one person was killed and two others were injured in early morning shootings in Boston that may be related. SENT.
_ TIDY INTRUDER: Police say a man broke into a woman’s apartment in Massachusetts and started cleaning. SENT.
James Harden and the surging Houston Rockets look for their eighth win in nine games when they host the Boston Celtics, who have won two in a row. By Jeremy Rakes. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 8 p.m. ET
The New Jersey Devils visit the Boston Bruins. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.
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