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AP-NY--New York News Coverage Advisory, NY

September 13, 2018

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in New York. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to Kiley Armstrong at 212-621-1670.

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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

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ALBANY, N.Y. — Democrats across New York state are picking the winner of a long and sometimes nasty primary contest between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and activist and former “Sex and the City” star Cynthia Nixon. The outcome of the Democratic primary that got under way on Thursday will likely resonate around the nation, as it is a particularly high-profile example of the insurgent left wing that is seeking to oust establishment incumbents who they say have failed to deliver on liberal promises. By David Klepper. SENT: 653 words, photos, video. Will be updated; polls close at 9 p.m.


NEW YORK — President Donald Trump might want to keep an eye on Thursday’s Democratic primary for attorney general in his native New York. There’s a chance he’ll be sparring with the winner in court. All four candidates have vowed to be a legal thorn in the Republican president’s side, if elected. The winner will inherit several pending lawsuits filed by the state that challenge Trump’s policies and accuse his charitable foundation of breaking the law. By Michael R. Sisak. SENT: 615 words.


NEW YORK — A socialist candidate for New York’s state Senate finds out on Thursday whether odd revelations about her life story will doom her bid to join the ranks of leftist insurgents knocking out mainstream Democrats. Julia Salazar’s campaign against Sen. Martin Dilan, a 16-year incumbent in Brooklyn’s 18th Senate District, began attracting attention last spring after fellow Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez scored a surprise win in June’s congressional primary. By Deepti Hajela. SENT: 522 words, photos. Will be updated; polls close at 9 p.m.


NEW YORK — For the past two decades, CBS may just as well have been called the Moonves Broadcasting System. Now it’s time to move on. By Media Writer David Bauder. SENT: 933 words, photos.


NEW YORK — One of David Hockney’s famous “pool paintings” is coming to auction and is expected to sell in the $80 million range, easily breaking the record for a work by a living artist sold at auction. By Jocelyn Noveck. SENT: 513 words, photo.


— NURSING HOME-NEGLIGENCE: The former operators of an upstate New York nursing home have admitted endangering the welfare of a 94-year-old resident by failing to provide sufficient staff.

— ROUTE 33-FATAL CRASH: Police are investigating the cause of a multiple-vehicle crash on a busy Buffalo highway that has left one person dead.

— ATTEMPTED RAPE: New York City police continue to search for a man who they say tried to assault a woman.

— NYPD-PROSTITUTION PROBE: Seven members of the New York Police Department, including sergeants and detectives, have been arrested in connection with a yearslong gambling and prostitution investigation.

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