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BC-RI--Rhode Island News Advisory, RI

April 16, 2019

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 the AP Boston bureau at 617-357-8100 or 800-882-1407.

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A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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



The co-executor of Michael Jackson’s estate and its lead litigator speak publicly for the first time about the HBO “Leaving Neverland” documentary in a panel discussion co-sponsored by Harvard’s Institute of Politics. By Alanna Durkin Richer. UPCOMING: 130 words by 6 a.m.; will be updated.


_ WOMAN KILLED: A Massachusetts man convicted of killing his girlfriend and trying to kill her son faces sentencing. SENT.

_ SALMON RECOVERY: Addressing the problems caused by dams is still the biggest challenge facing the recovery of the Atlantic salmon. SENT.



The Red Sox and Yankees open their first series of the season both mired in sluggish starts. Boston ace Chris Sale (0-3, 9.00) hasn’t looked like himself after last fall’s World Series run. New York starts struggling LHP James Paxton (1-2, 6.00). AP photos planned. Game starts at 6:35 p.m.


If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.