AP-RI--Rhode Island News Coverage Advisory, RI
Aug. 02, 2018
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 email@example.com. Bob Salsberg is on the desk. AP New England News Editor Bill Kole can be reached at 617-357-8100 or firstname.lastname@example.org. AP Providence Correspondent Michelle R. Smith can be reached at 401-274-2270 or email@example.com.
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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
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NEWPORT, R.I. — American boat makers are getting pummeled on multiple fronts by tariffs and stand to be among the industries hardest-hit in an escalating trade war. By Michelle R. Smith. UPCOMING: 900 words, AP Photos.
WASHINGTON — When an audience member at a town hall asked California Sen. Kamala Harris earlier this year to reject corporate donations, her answer was decidedly non-committal. "Well, that depends," she said. "Wrong answer," the questioner responded, shrugging his shoulders. Harris wouldn't be wrong twice: Less than a month later, she reversed herself, telling the hosts of a morning radio show that she'd no longer accept checks from corporate political action committees. By Lisa Lerer. SENT: 1166 words. AP Photos.
— OFFICER'S FUNERAL-ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING — The Cranston, Rhode Island police department is reviewing an incident in which a gun accidentally went off after the funeral for a slain Massachusetts police officer, slightly injuring two other officers.
WILD TURKEYS-TRAFFIC PROBLEM — A group of wayward wild turkeys that have descended on a Rhode Island town is causing residents problems.
BOSTON — The first place Boston Red Sox and the second place New York Yankees open a four-game series at Fenway Park. Game time is 7:10 p.m.
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