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

October 4, 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.


NEW YORK — Though President Donald Trump insists he did nothing wrong on his taxes, experts say he could be on the hook for tens of millions of dollars in civil fines if state and federal authorities substantiate a New York Times report that found he and his family cheated the IRS for decades. By Bernard Condon and Stephen Braun. SENT: 898 words, photos, video.


NEW YORK — A dollar store cashier from Brooklyn. Five fire department paramedics in Chicago. An aspiring singer shunned by Nashville’s country music establishment. Thanks to a $22 million legal fund, they’ve now teamed up with top-notch lawyers to pursue #MeToo-style sex harassment cases that they otherwise couldn’t have afforded. By National Writer David Crary. SENT: 1300 words, photos.


NEW YORK — A status conference is held in federal court for leaders of a New York-based self-improvement group that’s accused of branding women and forcing them into unwanted sex. Developing from 2 p.m. hearing; story on merits.


NEW YORK — Fans have been waiting for another one of these rumbles: baseball’s most-bitter rivals are set to tangle again, this time as 100-win heavyweights in the playoffs. By Baseball Writer Ronald Blum. SENT: 890 words, photos.


— TODDLER DEATH: The New York Police Department says a mother is being questioned after her 1-year-old daughter died and the girl’s twin brother was badly hurt.

— COCAINE IN BOTTLES-JFK: U.S. customs agents say a man travelling from Jamaica attempted to smuggle in $115,000 worth of cocaine stuffed inside liquor bottles.

— MAUSOLEUM BAN : Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a new law banning the construction of stand-alone mausoleums.

— MUSEUM-CAFE LAWSUIT: A federal judge in New York says a cafe that opened earlier this year as MoMaCha must change its name because it is infringing upon the trademarks of the Museum of Modern Art.

— INVASIVE INSECT: New York officials are enacting a quarantine on movement into the state of landscaping debris and other items from four states impacted by a new invasive insect called the spotted lanternfly.

— HOMICIDE SEMINAR: New York’s annual homicide seminar starts Thursday at the State Police Academy in Albany.

— SUICIDE AWARENESS-ALBANY: New York state is hosting a candle lighting ceremony near the state Capitol to highlight suicide awareness and prevention efforts.

— WEST POINT-PANETTA: Former U.S. secretary of defense and CIA director Leon Panetta is receiving a prestigious award at the U.S. Military Academy.

If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apnyc@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867.

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