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 AP Providence at 401-274-2270, or approvidence@ap.org. Mark Pratt is on the desk. AP New England News Editor Bill Kole can be reached at 617-357-8100 or bkole@ap.org. AP Providence Correspondent Michelle R. Smith can be reached at 401-274-2270 or mrsmith@ap.org.

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UPCOMING TODAY

IN BRIEF

— 12K TICKETS: The city of Providence will offer partial refunds and reduced fines to thousands of people ticketed for speeding in order to settle a lawsuit over the city's use of portable speed cameras. SENT: 130 words.

— LEAD PIPES-LOANS: The city of Providence has launched a program offering interest-free loans to homeowners so they can replace old lead water pipes. SENT: 100 words.

SPORTS

CAVALIERS-CELTICS

The Celtics dominated the Cavaliers in a 25-point victory in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals. Cleveland is expecting a big response by LeBron James in Game 2. Coach Tyronn Lue is also weighing inserting Tristan Thompson into the starting lineup after the Cavs were outscored 60-38 in the paint in Game 1. By Kyle Hightower. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos. Game starts at 8:30 p.m.

ATHLETICS-RED SOX

The Oakland A's visit the Boston Red Sox. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.

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