- Associated Press - Monday, December 1, 2014

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - 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 at 401-274-2270, or [email protected] Mark Pratt is on the desk, followed by Sylvia Lee Wingfield. AP New England News Editor Bill Kole can be reached at 617-357-8100 or [email protected] AP Providence correspondent Michelle R. Smith can be reached at 401-274-2270, [email protected]

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A state-mandated economic development plan more than two years in the making is on hold in Rhode Island after critics called the draft flawed and the House speaker requested more time to review it on the eve of its expected adoption. By Erika Niedowski. UPCOMING: 575 words by 1 p.m.


- DAM REMOVAL: SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. - A dam that environmentalists say is a major impediment to fish passing in the Pawcatuck River in South Kingstown is set to be removed. SENT: 130 words.

- 38 STUDIOS-LOBBYING: PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A court hearing is set for arguments to determine if Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis abused the judiciary system when he involved the Superior Court in his administrative examination of possible unregistered 38 Studios lobbying. SENT: 130 words.


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