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

TOP STORIES

BREAKERS BATTLE

The group that owns The Breakers mansion in Rhode Island is opening a welcome center that has drawn strenuous opposition from neighbors and preservationists. The Preservation Society of Newport County will hold a ceremony Thursday on the grounds of the national historic landmark. By Jennifer McDermott. UPCOMING: 250 words, photos.

IN BRIEF

— PROVIDENCE MAYOR-ENGAGEMENT: A spokesman for the city has confirmed that Democratic Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza is engaged to his longtime girlfriend Stephanie Gonzalez. SENT: 90 words.

— CAR CRASH-POWER OUTAGE: Rhode Island utility company National Grid says a car crash knocked out power to thousands of homes and businesses in Warwick. SENT: 80 words.

SPORTS

RED SOX-ORIOLES

The Boston Red Sox look to left-hander Chris Sale to put the finishing touch on a three-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles in a rare midweek afternoon matchup at Camden Yards. By David Ginsburg. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 3:05 p.m.

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