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

May 16, 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 _ New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday that he will seek the Democratic nomination for president, adding his name to an already long list of candidates itching for a chance to take on Donald Trump. The mayor announced his run with a video released by his campaign. By Karen Matthews. SENT: 935 words, photos.




NEW YORK _ President Donald Trump’s latest financial disclosure report is expected to provide a rare glimpse into whether his presidency has helped or hurt his hotels, golf resorts and other parts of his business empire. By Bernard Condon. SENT: 439 words, photo. Will be updated; timing uncertain.

_ TRUMP TAXES-NEW YORK: A coalition of government watchdog groups and liberal organizations is urging the New York state Assembly to pass legislation allowing congressional investigators to access President Donald Trump’s state tax returns.


ALBANY, N.Y. — State environmental regulators on Wednesday denied a water quality permit for a 24-mile underwater pipeline from New Jersey to Queens that backers say is crucial for meeting rising demand for natural gas in New York City and Long Island. By Mary Esch. SENT: 587 words.


NEWARK, N.J. — The U.S. solicitor general’s office has recommended that the Supreme Court not hear the appeal of two convicted defendants in the “Bridgegate” case. SENT: 130 words; will be updated.


FARMINGDALE, N.Y. _ Tiger Woods goes after his next major on a familiar golf course for a PGA Championship held on an unfamiliar spot on the calendar. By Golf Writer Doug Ferguson. SENT: 130 words, photo; will be updated.



FARMINGDALE, N.Y. _ Fresh off his Masters victory, Tiger Woods seeks his 16th major title as he tees off early in the first round of the PGA Championship at imposing Bethpage Black. By Barry Wilner. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos.



WASHINGTON _ The Washington Nationals host the New York Mets to close a three-game series. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 1:05 p.m.


NEW YORK — Yankees third baseman Miguel Andújar will have season-ending surgery to repair a small labrum tear in his right shoulder. SENT: 258 words, photos.


_ UNDERAGE DRINKING-CRACKDOWN: More than 180 establishments holding New York state liquor licenses have been charged with serving minors during last month’s statewide crackdown on underage drinking.

_ CLEARWATER 50TH: The sloop Clearwater is celebrating 50 years of sailing on the Hudson River.

_ MET OPERA-LEVINE: Records show conductor James Levine’s company received $936,755 from the Metropolitan Opera in his 47th and final season, a tenure cut short when he was fired as music director emeritus after an investigation found evidence of sexual abuse and harassment.

_ CHRISTIE’S-KOONS: A stainless steel sculpture of a rabbit by Jeff Koons has set an auction record in New York, fetching over $91 million. With photo.

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