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

June 11, 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.

A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



Officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be in Connecticut on Monday to assess damage from a tornado last month. Federal, state and local officials will gather in Hamden, one of six towns where four tornadoes struck May 15. UPCOMING: 275 words by 3 p.m.


— EMERGENCY CALLS ERASED: Waterbury officials say all the city’s digitally recorded 911 calls from 2017 have been erased. Thousands of calls were erased from computer hard drives operated by Northwest Communications, a nonprofit that oversees emergency dispatching in the city. SENT: 130 words.

— IMPERSONATING FIREFIGHTER: Police have arrested a Norwich man for impersonating a firefighter. Authorities say the 26-year-old man was driving with emergency lights and sirens on in Montville around 8 a.m. Friday. SENT: 130 words.



Unbeaten right-hander Steven Wright seeks his third victory when the Boston Red Sox face Dylan Bundy and the last-place Baltimore Orioles in the opener of a three-game series between AL East rivals. By David Ginsburg. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 7:05 p.m.


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