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

November 13, 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A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.


— AX HANDLE ASSAULT: Hamden police say they are seeking a man they say attacked another person with an ax handle at a gas station. Police say the suspect began arguing with the victim when he backed up his car near the gas pumps Friday afternoon. SENT: 130 words.



After ending a five-game losing streak behind a solid performance by an embattled Eli Manning, the New York Giants have less than a week to get ready to play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. By Tom Canavan. UPCOMING: 600 words. Lead expected by 6 p.m.


Mass.-Lowell at CCSU, 7 p.m.

LIU Brooklyn at Fairfield, 7:30 p.m.


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