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

April 10, 2019

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A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

SCHOOL SHOOTINGS-PRINCIPAL SUPPORT

More than a dozen principals from U.S. schools where shootings occurred are forming a support network in hopes of helping the next colleagues who join their unenviable ranks. By Kantele Franko. SENT: 550 words, photo.

SPORTS:

YANKEES-ASTROS

Collin McHugh will start for the Astros as they look to complete a three-game sweep of the New York Yankees and extend their winning streak to six games. James Paxton pitches for New York. By Kristie Rieken. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos. Game starts at 7:40 p.m.

TWINS-METS

Noah Syndergaard makes his third start for the Mets, trying again for his first win, when he faces Jake Odorizzi and the Twins. By Ben Walker. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.

PISTONS-KNICKS

The Detroit Pistons visit the New York Knicks. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 8 p.m.

WNBA DRAFT

The Las Vegas Aces have the top pick for the third year in a row in the WNBA draft. This year’s a lot more wide-open than the previous few as far as who they could take. By Basketball Writer Doug Feinberg. Draft starts at 7 p.m. ET.

PATRIOTS-CHIEFS-LASER POINTER

A citation has been issued against a Missouri man accused of flashing a laser at New England quarterback Tom Brady during the Patriots’ AFC championship game victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. SENT: 130 words.

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