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

January 3, 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

ELECTION 2020-SANDERS

NEW YORK _ Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and his chief lieutenants are offering contrition and defiance as they face allegations of sexual harassment that plagued his last presidential campaign and now threaten to derail a second White House bid before it begins. By Steve Peoples. SENT: 1143 words, photo.

BUTT INJECTION-HOMICIDE

NEW YORK _ An unlicensed New York City beautician is the latest person to face charges in the deaths of patients getting illegal silicone injections in the buttocks or thighs. UPCOMING: 450 words by noon.

EL CHAPO-PROSECUTION

NEW YORK _ Testimony resumes at the trial of notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. By Tom Hays. UPCOMING: 300 words by 3 p.m.

BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB-CELGENE

Bristol-Myers Squibb is spending $74 billion on fellow drugmaker Celgene in a deal aimed at stocking the combined company’s development pipeline with cancer, immunology and cardiovascular treatments. SENT: 242 words, photo.

HKN--PANTHERS-SABRES

BUFFALO, N.Y. _ The Florida Panthers have won six of eight in traveling to play the slumping Buffalo Sabres, who are 4-7-4 in their past 15. By Hockey Writer John Wawrow. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.

BWK--T25-SYRACUSE-CLEMSON

CLEMSON, S.C. _ No. 14 Syracuse opens Atlantic Coast Conference play at Clemson on Thursday night. UPCOMING: 150 words from 7 p.m. start.

IN BRIEF:

_ NATURALIZATION PROGRAM: State officials say 6,100 immigrants living in New York state participated in a government program last year that helps them on the path to naturalization.

_ AMISH BUGGY-HIT-RUN: New York State Police say they are searching for the vehicle involved in a hit-and-run collision with an Amish buggy that resulted in the death of a horse.

_ CHURCH FIRE: A fire has destroyed a church that has been a cornerstone of an Adirondack community for more than a century.

_ UVA WISE-ENROLLMENT: The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is looking to boost enrollment by offering discounted tuition to out-of-state students from Appalachia, which stretches from New York to Alabama.

_ ONLINE SALES-ROBBERY: Syracuse police say a 32-year-old man arranged sales online in order to rob the sellers when they met with him.

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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