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

January 1, 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his third inaugural address on Ellis Island. The Democrat, who won re-election in November, is expected to lay out an agenda that calls for legalizing marijuana and pushing back on the Trump administration. By Stephen Groves. SENT: 130 words; UPCOMING: 550 words, photos by 9 p.m.


NEW YORK — For a decade, Barbara Underwood was an apolitical force in New York, before someone else’s scandal thrust her into public view and gave her an unexpected promotion last year to become the state’s first female attorney general. As the 74-year-old Democrat heads back to her old job as solicitor general, she talks to The Associated Press about her career, accomplishments and what’s next: helping her successor keep the heat on President Donald Trump. By Michael R. Sisak. SENT: 800 words, photos.


_ NYC HOMICIDES 2019: New York City may have ended 2018 with the fewest homicides in decades, but it didn’t take long into 2019 to register a sad statistic: the first killing of the new year.

_ POTHOLE PORTAL: Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a website for reporting potholes would be too pricey and the money is better spent on actually fixing roads.

_ STRATEGIC COMMAND-BOMB TWEET: The U.S. Strategic Command, which oversees America’s nuclear and missile arsenal, boasted in a New Year’s Eve tweet that it’s ready if ever needed “to drop something much, much bigger” than the Times Square ball.



DENVER _ The Denver Nuggets go for their ninth straight win at home when they host the New York Knicks on Tuesday night. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game time is 9 p.m. EST.


NEW YORK _ In a matchup between two of the nation’s top guards, Markus Howard and No. 16 Marquette (11-2) open Big East play with a road test against Shamorie Ponds and St. John’s (12-1) at Carnesecca Arena. By Mike Fitzpatrick. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 7 p.m.

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