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

May 22, 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 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 _ A judge is poised to hear arguments Wednesday over President Donald Trump’s effort to block congressional subpoenas seeking financial records from two banks. The hearing occurs after congressional Democrats sought the information from Deutsche Bank and Capital One. By Larry Neumeister. SENT: 348 words, photo. Will be updated after 2:30 p.m. hearing.


ALBANY, N.Y. _ New York lawmakers are set to vote on a bill that would give congressional committees access to President Donald Trump’s state tax returns. By Chris Carola. UPCOMING: 600 words by 4 p.m.


NEW YORK _ One out of six Uber and Lyft drivers in the New York City and Seattle areas are driving vehicles with outstanding recalls, according to Consumer Reports. But taking a taxi or limousine isn’t necessarily a safer option: Nearly a quarter of traditional for-hire vehicles in New York City such as taxis, limousines and livery cabs also need repairs due to outstanding recalls. By Business Writer Cathy Bussewitz. SENT: 547 words, photo.


NEW YORK — Attorney Michael Avenatti said Tuesday he expects to be indicted in the coming days in New York, following his March arrest on charges he tried to extort millions of dollars from Nike. SENT: 246 words, photo.


NEW YORK _ The featured speakers at the annual benefit gala for PEN America shared stories about truth and the determination to learn it. Hundreds gathered Tuesday night at the American Museum of Natural History as the literary and human rights organization presented awards to Anita Hill and Bob Woodward. By National Writer Hillel Italie. SENT: 680 words, photos.


NEW YORK _ Reigning NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom starts for the Mets and Max Scherzer, the 2016 and ’17 Cy Young winner, is on the mound for the Washington Nationals in a rematch of the season opener, won 2-0 by New York. By Baseball Writer Ronald Blum. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.


BALTIMORE _ New York plays Baltimore at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. With photos. Game starts at 7:05 p.m.


_ POLICE OFFICER-HIT PLOT STING: The estranged husband of a New York City police officer accused of trying to have him killed says he found out about the alleged plot from federal authorities who told him to fake his own death.

_ ELECTION 2020-KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND: Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand says she wants to improve women’s access to maternal care and make adoptions and high-tech fertility treatments more accessible to those who want children.

_ CRIME SURVIVORS-PAROLE HEARINGS: Lawmakers in the New York state Assembly’s Republican minority want to extend the time between parole hearings for prison inmates doing time for certain violent felony convictions.

_ FBN--BILLS-OJ’S NUMBER: For the first time in 42 years, the Bills have a player wearing O.J. Simpson’s former No. 32.

_ OPIOID MEMORIAL: A traveling memorial putting a face on the nation’s opioid crisis is making a weeklong stop in Albany.

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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