AP-CT--Connecticut News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, CT
Aug. 22, 2018
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 Dave Collins at 860-246-6876 or email@example.com.
New England News Editor Bill Kole can be reached at 617-357-8100 or firstname.lastname@example.org. New England Photo Editor Bill Sikes is reachable at 617-357-8106 or email@example.com.
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A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
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HUMAN TRAFFICKING RING
A Connecticut man charged in a sex trafficking ring that recruited intellectually disabled and mentally ill young men is expected to tell a judge Wednesday whether he will accept a plea deal. Robert King, of Danbury, would serve more than four years in prison under the agreement. UPCOMING: 300 words by 3 p.m. Developing from 10 a.m. court hearing.
A Grammy-winning country music singer has been arrested at a Connecticut airport after what was described as a minor disturbance on an incoming flight. Gretchen Wilson is expected in court Wednesday to face a breach of peace charge, before an invitation-only show later in the day at Mohegan Sun. SENT: 130 words, photos. Will be updated.
— BASEMENT BODY: The suspect in the fatal shooting of a man whose body was found in the basement of a New London home in December has been arrested. SENT: 130 words.
The Cleveland Indians visit the Boston Red Sox. By Jimmy Golen. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.
Lance Lynn is scheduled to start for the Yankees in the series finale against Trevor Richards and the Marlins in Miami. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.
Noah Syndergaard takes the mound as the Mets host Casey Kelly and the Giants. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.
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