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

November 7, 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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ELECTION 2018-HOUSE-NEW YORK

NEW YORK — A pair of young, upstart Democratic challengers knocked off incumbent Republican congressmen in New York on Tuesday. Antonio Delgado, a 41-year-old lawyer who’s been a Rhodes scholar and a hip-hop artist, defeated U.S. Rep. John Faso, 66, in a politically diverse Hudson Valley district. Max Rose, a 31-year-old Army veteran who was wounded in Afghanistan in 2013, beat New York City’s only Republican congressman, Dan Donovan, 62, in a district centered on Staten Island that was solid Trump Country in 2016. Two more Republicans in upstate districts were in tight races too close to call as of early Wednesday. By Mary Esch, Carolyn Thompson and Deepti Hajela. SENT: 870 words, photos.

With:

— ELECTION 2018-HOUSE-NEW YORK-DELGADO-FASO: Democrat Antonio Delgado, a rapper-turned-corporate lawyer, ousted freshman Republican U.S. Rep. John Faso Tuesday in a swing district in New York’s Hudson Valley.

— ELECTION 2018-HOUSE-NEW YORK-ROSE-DONOVAN: Army veteran Max Rose, a moderate Democrat, defeated U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan on Tuesday, unseating the only Republican member of New York City’s congressional delegation. By Deepti Hajela. SENT: 531 words, photos.

— ELECTION 2018-NEW YORK-THE LATEST: The western New York congressional race between incumbent Republican Chris Collins and Democrat Nate McMurray was too close to call, but the challenger appeared to realize that only after initially conceding.

— ELECTION 2018-HOUSE-NEW YORK-OCASIO-CORTEZ: Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defeated a little-known Republican opponent Tuesday in a congressional district representing part of New York City and, at 29, could become the youngest woman elected to Congress. By Stephen R. Groves. SENT: 343 words, photos.

— ELECTION 2018-VOTING PROBLEMS-NEW YORK: City Council Speaker Corey Johnson called for the director of the city’s independent Board of Elections to resign Tuesday amid reports of malfunctioning ballot scanning machines and long lines at some polling stations. By Verena Dobnik. SENT: 565 words, photos, video.

ELECTION 2018-GOVERNOR

NEW YORK — Democrat Andrew Cuomo easily defeated Republican challenger Marc Molinaro on Tuesday to win a third term and an opportunity to create a legacy as one of New York’s longest-serving and most dominant governors. By David Klepper. SENT: 926 words, photos, video.

ELECTION 2018-ATTORNEY GENERAL-NEW YORK

NEW YORK — Letitia James made history Tuesday night, becoming the first black woman elected to statewide office in New York. The Democrat will also be the state’s first black attorney general. By Michael R. Sisak. SENT: 440 words, photo.

ELECTION 2018-NEW YORK-TAKEAWAYS

NEW YORK — Democrats did well in New York in Tuesday’s election, with Gov. Andrew Cuomo winning a third term while Democratic challengers ousted Republican members of Congress in New York City and the Hudson Valley. Democrats also claimed victory in the New York state Senate, while Democrat Letitia James won the state attorney general’s race, becoming the first black woman elected to statewide office. By David Klepper. SENT: 781 words.

ELECTION 2018-VOTECAST-NEW YORK

NEW YORK — A majority of voters casting midterm election ballots in New York said the country is headed in the wrong direction, according to a wide-ranging survey of the American electorate. By Michelle R. Smith. SENT: 1091 words, photo.

GIRL SCOUTS VS BOY SCOUTS

NEW YORK — The Girl Scouts of the United States of America has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America for dropping the word “boy” from its flagship program in an effort to attract girls. By Tom McElroy. SENT: 406 words, photo.

IN BRIEF:

— ACTRESS-CHILD KILLED: Authorities say a woman who lost control of her car and fatally struck the child of a Tony Award-winning Broadway actress and another toddler in a Brooklyn crosswalk has died of an apparent suicide.

— BROOKLYN RESTAURANT-MICHELIN: A quickly-changing neighborhood in New York City’s Brooklyn now has a Michelin star to its name.

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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