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

December 5, 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A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



Relatives of people buried at a Bridgeport cemetery where gravestones were removed to make way for new bodies have been left the daunting task of making sure the remains of everyone buried there are where they are supposed to be. Police are investigating. By Dave Collins. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos by 2 p.m.


— SCREWS-FLAT TIRES: Plainville police are searching for the suspect or suspects responsible for leaving screws in a roadway and causing hundreds of flat tires. SENT: 130 words.



UConn looks to bounce back from a loss to Arizona as it concludes a five-game homestand by hosting Lafayette. By Pat Eaton-Robb UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Developing from 6 p.m. tip.


No. 3 Duke continues its five-game homestand with a visit from Hartford. By Joedy McCreary. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos from 7 p.m. start.


Lehigh at Yale, 7 p.m.

Quinnipiac at Dartmouth, 7 p.m.


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