AP-CT--Connecticut News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, CT
Sep. 05, 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 Mike Melia 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A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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A Connecticut Superior Court judge is set to hear arguments Wednesday about whether UConn football coach Randy Edsall should be allowed to retain his son as an assistant coach with the team. Edsall is appealing a ruling by the state's ethics office that the school violated Connecticut's ban on nepotism by hiring Corey Edsall in 2017 as the school's tight ends coach. UPCOMING: 300 words by 4 p.m., photos.
— FUGITIVE APPREHENDED: A man on the U.S. Marshals' 15 most wanted fugitives list for allegedly killing his sister and an ex-girlfriend in New York City in 2002 has been captured in Connecticut. SENT: 130 words.
— RESOURCE OFFICER FIRED: A police officer assigned to a Manchester middle school has been fired after an investigation found he had inappropriate out-of-school communication with some students and even advised a 13-year-old boy to ask a girl of the same age for nude photographs. SENT: 130 words.
— CEMETERY VANDALIZED: Authorities in Connecticut say gravestones at a historic cemetery were vandalized. St. Patricks' Cemetery in Meriden was recently vandalized with graffiti images and profanity. Most of the graves date back to the late 1800s. SENT: 130 words.
The Boston Red Sox will try to complete a three-game sweep of the Atlanta Braves as the series between division leaders ends on Wednesday with Red Sox right-hander Hector Velazquez facing Mike Foltynewicz. By Charles Odum. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 12:10 p.m.
Luis Severino goes for his 18th win for the New York Yankees in their series finale against 10-game winner Mike Fiers and the Oakland Athletics. By Janie McCauley. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 10:05 p.m. ET.
Zack Wheeler, who is 7-1 with a 1.83 ERA since June 27, starts for the New York Mets against Hyun-Jin Ryu and the Los Angeles Dodgers in the series finale. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7:30 p.m. ET.
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