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

October 8, 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 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.


SCHOHARIE, N.Y.— The site of a devastating accident that killed two pedestrians and 18 occupants of a limousine headed to a birthday party, including four sisters, is a known danger spot that has long worried locals, according to a manager of the store that sits at the intersection where the accident happened. By Michael Hill and Bob Salsberg. SENT: 795 words, photos, video. Will be updated with new approach.



— LIMOUSINE CRASH-TRAFFIC DEATHS: A limousine carrying 18 people crashed over the weekend in upstate New York, killing all the occupants and two pedestrians, making it among the nation’s deadliest ground-traffic accidents. A look at some others. SENT: 336 words, photos.


STOCKHOLM — Two Americans won the Nobel Prize in economics on Monday, one for studying the economics of climate change and the other for showing how technological innovation can help find a solution to it. William Nordhaus of Yale University and Paul Romer of New York University will share the $1.01 million award, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said. By David Keyton and Jim Heintz. SENT: 718 words, photos, video. Will be updated.


NEW YORK — With the Red Sox and Yankees tied at a game apiece, their best-of-five AL Division Series shifts to New York, where Aaron Judge and the Bronx Bombers are 7-0 the past two postseasons. By Baseball Writer Mike Fitzpatrick. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos. Game starts at 7:40 p.m.


— VINTAGE PLANE-COCKTAIL LOUNGE: A vintage commercial airplane is set to undertake a long, slow journey from Maine to New York to become a cocktail lounge.

— FALLEN FIREFIGHTERS MEMORIAL: The names of more than two dozen firefighters are being added to the New York State Fallen Firefighters Memorial in downtown Albany.

— MUTED CONCERT: A violinist who has a disorder that makes her sensitive to loud noises will perform an innovative concert in New York City this week, playing quiet music written specifically for her.

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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