BC-CT--Connecticut News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, CT
Editors, news directors:
Good morning. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Connecticut.
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A top Democratic lawmaker says there is “a growing consensus” that Connecticut needs to address its current vaccine exemption law “in the coming weeks or months.” Connecticut is the latest state to take on this emotional debate in light of an uptick in measles cases. By Susan Haigh. UPCOMING: 600 words by 2 p.m.
Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora will not attend the ceremony at the White House on Thursday honoring the 2018 World Series champions. Cora cited the Trump administration’s response to Hurricane Maria in his native Puerto Rico as the reason for his decision. SENT: 200 words, photos.
_ HARTFORD SHOOTING: Police say a 23-year-old man has been injured in an early morning shooting in Hartford. Lt. Paul Cicero says the victim was struck in the knee and shoulder at about 2:30 a.m. Monday on Main Street near the Windsor line. SENT.
The Columbus Blue Jackets try to stave off elimination from the playoffs as their Eastern Conference semifinal series with Boston shifts back to Columbus for Game 6. By Mitch Stacy. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.
The Bucks try to open a commanding lead in Game 4 of their second round playoff series against the Boston Celtics. Milwaukee leads the series 2-1. By Jimmy Golen. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.
Right-hander Josh Smith makes his first start for the Boston Red Sox in a matchup with the Baltimore Orioles, who send John Means to the mound. By David Ginsburg. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7:05 p.m.
Seattle plays New York at Yankee Stadium. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 6:35 p.m.
New York plays San Diego at PETCO Park. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 10:10 p.m. ET.
Despite getting swept in the Eastern Conference semifinals, the New York Islanders know they made big strides in their turnaround season under Lou Lamoriello and Barry Trotz. Now, they head into the offseason with some tough personnel decisions to make as they try to build on their success. By Vin A. Cherwoo. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos by 7 p.m.
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