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

August 5, 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 Deepti Hajela 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 — The factory floors of New York’s Garment District have been eyed for years by real estate developers. Now, a deal has been cut that would finally let them use a lot more of the space for things other than manufacturing, while preserving the garment industry in a part of Manhattan where American fashion once reigned supreme. By Verena Dobnik. UPCOMING: 700 words by noon, photos.


— STATE FAIR-LIGHTHOUSE EXHIBIT: The dozens of lighthouses located across New York state will be featured in an exhibit at the New York State Fair.

— XGR-SPEAKER’S TOUR: The speaker of the New York Assembly has gone to Long Island to meet with the leaders of a gun violence reduction effort.



BOSTON — The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox wrap up their four-game series at Fenway Park. David Price is scheduled to pitch against Masahiro Tanaka. By Jimmy Golen. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. First pitch 8 p.m.


NEW YORK — Atlanta right-hander Julio Teheran has a history of success against the Mets going into this matchup at Citi Field. The Braves had won five in a row before New York stopped them Saturday night. By Ben Walker. Game starts 1:10 p.m.


WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — Reigning NASCAR Cup champ Martin Truex Jr. goes after his third straight road course victory when he takes the green flag at Watkins Glen International on Sunday. By John Kekis. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Race begins at 2:30 p.m. EDT. With CAR--NASCAR-Watkins Glen-The Latest.

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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