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AP-MA--Massachusetts News Coverage Advisory, MA

June 14, 2018

Good morning. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Massachusetts.

Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP Boston bureau at 617-357-8100 or 800-882-1407.

Mark Pratt is on the desk followed by Jennifer McDermott. 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.

A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

TOP STORIES

ROSA PARKS HOUSE

The house where Rosa Parks sought refuge in Detroit after fleeing the South will be offered for auction after being turned into a work of art. Guernsey’s auction house says the sale will be held mid-summer. They expect it to fetch seven figures. The house was most recently on display in Rhode Island and before that had been shown in Berlin, where it was brought after being saved from demolition. It will be stored in Massachusetts until the auction. By Michelle R. Smith. SENT” 500 words, photos.

BRIEFS

— RED SOX-INJURY LAWSUIT: A jury has ruled in favor of the Boston Red Sox in a lawsuit brought by a woman who says she sustained severe facial injuries when she was struck by a foul ball at Fenway Park. SENT: 130 words.

— MARATHON BOMBING-MIT OFFICER: A car has crashed into a memorial for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer killed by the Boston Marathon bombers. SENT: 130 words.

— WWII VET-EVICTED: A 95-year-old World War II veteran recovering from pneumonia has lost all of his belongings after he was evicted from his Boston apartment, despite his family paying two months’ rent in advance. SENT: 130 words.

— HOUSE FIRE FATALITY: Authorities have tentatively identified the woman found dead in the rubble of a western Massachusetts home destroyed by fire. SENT: 120 words.

— LOBSTER FISHING DATA: Federal fishing managers are asking for comments about potential changes to the way the U.S.’s lucrative lobster fishing industry is monitored. SENT: 130 words.

SPORTS

RED SOX-MARINERS

A huge weekend series between two of the best teams in the American League gets underway Thursday night as the Seattle Mariners host the Boston Red Sox. The opener features David Price for Boston, while Felix Hernandez gets the start for Seattle. UPCOMING: Game at 10 p.m. ET.

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