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AP-RI--Rhode Island News Coverage Advisory, RI

May 14, 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 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.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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— SKYSCRAPER PROJECT: The Providence City Plan Commission is scheduled to vote on zoning regulations that could usher in the tallest building in Rhode Island. SENT: 130 words.



The Boston Red Sox return to Fenway Park to open a series against the Oakland A’s. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.


Two-time NBA champion Ray Allen has loved watching former teammate LeBron James put on a shot in the playoffs, even if it now means the Cleveland forward is matched against the Boston Celtics, who Allen helped to an NBA title in 2008. Allen, who played high school ball in the Palmetto State, heads the newest group of inductees into the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame on Monday. By Pete Iacobelli. UPCOMING, 600 words by 5 p.m.


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