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AP-CT--Connecticut News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, CT

August 6, 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 mmelia@ap.org.

New England News Editor Bill Kole can be reached at 617-357-8100 or bkole@ap.org. New England Photo Editor Bill Sikes is reachable at 617-357-8106 or bsikes@ap.org.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

TOP STORY:

RAPPER-AIRPORT ARREST

Rapper Kamaiyah Johnson may enter pleas in court Monday in connection with allegations she went on a profanity-laced tirade against security officers at a Connecticut airport while refusing to remove a head cover. UPCOMING: 225 words by 3 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

— OFFICERS DISCIPLINED: Two Hamden police officers have been disciplined for alleged wrongdoing after settlements were reached between the union and the police chief. SENT: 130 words.

— STORE BURGLARY: East Haven police are searching for a man who they say robbed a business over the weekend. The burglary happened at My Country Store Sunday morning. SENT: 130 words.

SPORTS:

REDS-METS

Noah Syndergaard starts for the Mets against Homer Bailey and the Reds in a matchup of struggling teams. Former New York ace Matt Harvey, traded to Cincinnati earlier this season, returns to Citi Field. Harvey isn’t expected to pitch in this three-game series. By Ben Walker. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.

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