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

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

SPORTS BETTING

DraftKings announces partnership with Resorts Casino in Atlantic City in latest salvo in a sort of arms race developing among New Jersey casinos and racetracks to have both an online operation and a go-to game day presence on the property. By Wayne Parry. UPCOMING: 450 words by 8 a.m.

IN BRIEF:

— HOMES DEVELOPMENT PLAN: A development company has submitted a proposal to build 19 new homes in the town of Portsmouth. SENT.

SPORTS:

BULLS-CELTICS

The Chicago Bulls visit the struggling Boston Celtics. Game starts at 7:30 p.m.

BRUINS-AVALANCHE

The Colorado Avalanche host Boston on Wednesday night in a meeting of two of the top lines in hockey. The Avalanche boast the line of Mikko Rantanen, Nathan MacKinnon and Gabriel Landeskog, who’ve combined for 69 points. The Bruins feature Brad Marchand, Patrice Bergeron and David Pastrnak, who have a combined 68 points. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 10 p.m. EST.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

St. Peter’s at Bryant, 7 p.m.

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