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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SCHOOL SHOOTINGS-SECURITY TECHNOLOGY
Efforts to combat the intractable problem of school shootings are starting to shift from preventing the violence to reducing the number of victims through technology that speeds up law enforcement’s response and quickly alerts teachers and students to danger. School districts are using products like gunshot detection systems that identify where shots are fired and apps that allow teachers to report attacks and connect with police. By Stefanie Dazio. SENT: 1,000 words, photos.
_ NEW YEAR’S DAY KILLING: A Connecticut man who fatally shot a woman in Hartford on New Year’s Day in 2017 has been sentenced to 26 years in prison. SENT.
The Boston Bruins look to sweep the Carolina Hurricanes when they meet in Game 4 of their best-of-seven Eastern Conference final. Goalie Tuukka Rask has stopped 85 of the 90 shots he’s faced in the series. By Joedy McCreary. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 8 p.m.
The Washington Nationals host the New York Mets to close a three-game series. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 1:05 p.m.
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