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

May 25, 2019

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 Karen Matthews at 212-621-1670.

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TOP STORIES:

PENCE-WEST POINT

WEST POINT, N.Y. _ Vice President Mike Pence is set to address graduating cadets at the U.S. Military Academy. More than 980 cadets are expected to become U.S. Army second lieutenants Saturday in a ceremony at West Point’s football stadium. Sent: 130 words. UPCOMING: 350 words, photos by noon.

CAPITOL WATCH

ALBANY, N.Y. _ In New York state government news, a bill that would grant Congress access to Donald Trump’s state tax returns awaits action by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. By David Klepper. UPCOMING: 600 words by noon.

BBA-YANKEES-ROYALS

KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ The New York Yankees continue their three-game set against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. By Kollin Miller. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 2:15 p.m. EDT.

BBO-TIGERS-METS

NEW YORK _ A day after Detroit won a 9-8 slugfest to snap a nine-game skid, the Tigers sent rookie LHP Ryan Carpenter (0-2) out to face Mets LHP Jason Vargas (1-2). Vargas is expected to come off the injured list. By Jake Seiner. First pitch at 4:10 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

_ KNIFE-WIELDING WOMAN SHOT: New York City police say officers shot a woman who was threatening them with a knife.

_ DERAILMENT-LONG ISLAND: Train service to the east end of Long Island is suspended for the first day of Memorial Day weekend after an early morning derailment on the Long Island Rail Road.

_MEMORIAL DAY-STATE POLICE: The New York State Police and their local partners in law enforcement will step up patrols over the Memorial Day weekend in an effort to stop impaired and reckless motorists.

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