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

September 28, 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A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

IN BRIEF:

— POLICE VEHICLE STRUCK: Police are searching for a driver they say struck a state police vehicle in a hit-and-run in Windsor. The crash happened around 5:15 p.m. Thursday when a blue pickup truck rear-ended the police vehicle and fled the scene. SENT: 130 words.

— SKATE FISHING: The federal government is allowing fishermen of skates to bring thousands more pounds of the fish to the docks this year. Skates are the target of a major fishery that lands tens of thousands of pounds per year in the U.S. SENT: 130 words.

SPORTS:

YANKEES-RED SOX

Rick Porcello is scheduled to pitch the first of three games Friday against the Yankees. New York sends J.A. Happ to the mound. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.

MARLINS-METS

Corey Oswalt starts at home for the Mets against Jose Urena and the Marlins. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.

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