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

September 28, 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 Karen Matthews 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

SUPREME COURT-TRUMP

WASHINGTON — Glued to high-stakes testimony on his Supreme Court nominee, President Donald Trump and his allies were shaken by Christine Blasey Ford’s emotional appearance on Capitol Hill. But they stood by Judge Brett Kavanaugh after his forceful pushback against the woman who accused him of sexual misconduct. By Jonathan Lemire, Zeke Miller and Catherine Lucey. SENT: 740 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

— ATTEMPTED CARJACKING: New York City police say a man tried to carjack a woman who was with her 16-month-old baby.

— MISSING GIRL: Police have arrested a New York City man in connection with the disappearance of a 12-year-old upstate New York girl.

— NYC MAYOR-EMAILS: Newly released emails show that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was scornful of “biased” local media outlets that he believed were treating him unfairly.

— WWI BATTLE-40 SOLDIERS HONORED: Forty soldiers killed on the same day during World War I are being remembered in the Hudson Valley on the 100th anniversary of their deaths.

— DOWNTOWN REDEVELOPMENT: Albany and New Rochelle have each won $10 million in state funds to overhaul downtown neighborhoods.

— FDR HISTORIC SITE-LAND PURCHASED: The U.S. House of Representatives has approved legislation authorizing the federal government to acquire nearly 90 acres of land next to the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in the Hudson Valley.

SPORTS:

KARATE COMBAT-WORLD TRADE CENTER

NEW YORK — Bruce Lee never dodged a shattered champagne flute. But one of the earliest KO’s suffered at Karate Combat’s debut card in New York came when broken glass lined the path toward one corner of the sunken pit where fighters would enter. Sweep the leg? How about a sweep of the aisle before someone cuts a foot. Such were the consequences of serving from an open bar outside The Pit, a respite for the bow tie and designer gown crowd dressed more appropriately for a ballroom than a barroom brawl. The nattily attired mix of affluent investors, corporate sponsors and the beautiful people made for a lavish setting atop One World Trade Center. By Dan Gelston. SENT: 780 words,, photos.

BBA-YANKEES-RED SOX

BOSTON — The AL East champion Red Sox host the New York Yankees in the regular-season finale. By Jimmy Golen. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos.

BBN-MARLINS-METS

NEW YORK — Miami plays New York at Citi Field.. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos.

HKN-PLAYERS TO WATCH

Sabres defenseman Rasmus Dahlin and Canucks center Elias Pettersson are among the NHL’s players to watch this season as rebuilding teams leaning on influx of young talent to become competitive. By Hockey Writer John Wawrow. SENT: 900 words, photos.

FBC-SYRACUSE-CLEMSON

CLEMSON, S.C. — No. 3 Clemson has fewer questions at quarterback. Fewer options, too, after the transfer of starter Kelly Bryant this week with freshman Trevor Lawrence taking over as the Tigers’ QB1. By Pete Iacobelli. UPCOMING, 600 words by 2 p.m.

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