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

March 6, 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

TRUMP-LAWYER INVESTIGATION-CONGRESS

WASHINGTON _ President Donald Trump’s former lawyer is returning to Capitol Hill for a fourth day of testimony as Democrats pursue a flurry of investigations into Trump’s White House, businesses and presidential campaign. By Mary Clare Jalonick and Eric Tucker. SENT: 729 words, photos. Will be updated; hearing starts at 9:30 a.m.

TRUMP-INVESTIGATIONS

WASHINGTON _ White House lawyers expect to point to executive power and privilege as they turn back requests for documents by House Democrats launching investigations related to President Donald Trump. By Catherine Lucey and Zeke Miller. SENT: 1059 words, photo, video.

CUOMO AIDE-CORRUPTION

NEW YORK _ Lawyers for Joseph Percoco, a former aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, appear before federal appeals judges to argue that he should be allowed to remain free while he appeals his corruption conviction. By Larry Neumeister. UPCOMING: 300 words by 1 p.m.

ELECTION 2020-MICHAEL BLOOMBERG

WASHINGTON _ Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former New York City mayor, announced Tuesday that he will not join the crowded field of Democrats running for president in 2020. Instead, Bloomberg said he planned to focus his energy and considerable resources on outside efforts aimed at defeating President Donald Trump, as well as on combating climate change and addressing gun violence. By Steve Peoples and Julie Pace. SENT: 665 words, photo.

NY CORRUPTION-MANGANO

NEW YORK _ Deliberations continue at the federal corruption retrial of former Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano. Story if verdict is reached.

BKN--CAVALIERS-NETS

NEW YORK _ The Cleveland Cavaliers visit the Brooklyn Nets. With photos. Game starts at 7:30 p.m.

BKN--KNICKS-SUNS

PHOENIX _ The New York Knicks visit the Phoenix Suns. With photos. Game starts at 9 p.m. EST.

IN BRIEF:

_ CHILD ALONE: The New York Police Department says a 1-year-old boy in a stroller rode alone on a Manhattan subway train after his caregiver became ill.

_ XGR--STATE BUDGET-HIGHER EDUCATION: Student groups and faculty unions will gather at the state Capitol to advocate for more higher education funding in New York.

_ HARLEM-POLICE SHOOTING: Police say an officer has shot and wounded a suspect in Harlem while responding to a report of a man with a gun.

_ BOOKS-WILLIE MAYS: Baseball great Willie Mays, who turns 88 this spring, has some advice to share.

_ MFA ART FAIR: An inaugural New York City art show aims to show off the work of recent graduates of masters of fine art programs.

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.