AP-CT--Connecticut News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, CT
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
New England News Editor Bill Kole can be reached at 617-357-8100 or email@example.com. New England Photo Editor Bill Sikes is reachable at 617-357-8106 or firstname.lastname@example.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A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
— CHARITY RIDE-DEATH: A political strategist from Connecticut who served as U.S. Sen. John McCain’s state campaign manager during the 2000 Republican presidential primary has died during a charity bicycle ride. SENT: 130 words.
— HOUSE FIRE: Fire officials in Connecticut are investigating a blaze that destroyed a home. SENT: 130 words.
DETROIT — The New York Jets plan to make 21-year-old rookie Sam Darnold the youngest quarterback to start opener since 1970 AFL-NFL merger tonight on the road against the Detroit Lions. By Larry Lage. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos by 11:30 p.m.
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