AP NEWS
Related topics

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

November 16, 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 reporter Jennifer McDermott at 401-274-2270, or jmcdermott@ap.org and approvidence@ap.org.

Mark Pratt is on the desk until 4:30 p.m. AP New England News Editor Bill Kole can be reached at 617-357-8100 or bkole@ap.org.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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

TOP STORY

WINTRY WEATHER

The first snowstorm of the season has given way to rain and high winds in the New York City area, as commuters here and across New Jersey and New England were facing slow rides to work. SENT: 130 words.

CHRISTMAS TREE SUPPLY

A tight supply of Christmas trees means shoppers may not get the exact specimen they want but there are enough evergreens to go around.

IN BRIEF:

— POST OFFICE-IRAQ CASUALTY: The U.S. Senate has approved a measure to name the post office in a small Rhode Island community after a native son who died in Iraq. SENT.

SPORTS:

RAPTORS-CELTICS

The Boston Celtics play host to the Toronto Raptors. Game starts at 7 p.m. ET

BRUINS-STARS

The Dallas Stars and Boston Bruins finish their season series 11 days after Boston won 2-1 in overtime at home. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts 8 p.m. ET.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Harvard at Rhode Island, 7 p.m.

UMass-Lowell at Brown, 7:30 p.m.

_______

If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to approvidence@ap.org.

If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the New York Photo Desk at 888-273-6867, via FTP or via email to statephotos@ap.org.

For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

AP RADIO
Update hourly