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

November 6, 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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NEW YORK — The fight for control of the U.S. House includes some key contests on Tuesday in New York, where a handful of vulnerable Republicans are hoping to beat back invigorated, well-funded Democratic challengers. The most unusual race could be in western New York, where Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Collins is trying to win a fourth term three months after he was indicted on federal insider trading charges. SENT: 458 words, photo. Will be updated; polls close at 9 p.m.


ALBANY, N.Y. — Democrat Andrew Cuomo aims to win a third term Tuesday as governor, while his Republican challenger, Marc Molinaro, hopes a late surge of support will help him beat the odds in a state where Democrats heavily outnumber members of the GOP. By David Klepper. SENT: 407 words, photos. Will be updated; polls close at 9 p.m.




NEW YORK — The man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump is expected to make his first court appearance Tuesday in New York, where prosecutors said they will ask for him to be held without bail because he is considered dangerous. By Jim Mustian. SENT: 321 words, photo. Will be updated from noon court appearance.




NEW YORK — Amazon isn’t commenting on reports that it plans to split its new headquarters between facilities in two cities rather than choosing just one. The New York Times, citing unnamed people familiar with the decision-making process, said the company is nearing deals to locate in Queens in New York City and in the Crystal City area of Arlington, Virginia, outside Washington, D.C. The Wall Street Journal, which also reported the plan to split the headquarters between two cities, says Dallas is still a possibility as well. SENT: 420 words, photo.


NEW YORK — New York based Ralph Lauren Corp. (RL) on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $170.3 million. SENT: 170 words.


NEW YORK — Bruce Springsteen teamed up with country star Eric Church on a version of “Working on the Highway” and Jon Stewart laced into Donald Trump at a bawdy event Monday in New York that gathered comedians and musicians to help raise money for military veterans. By Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy. SENT: 582 words, photos.


NEW YORK — Ten years ago at age 27, Nico Muhly became the youngest composer ever to have a piece commissioned by the Metropolitan Opera. Now 37 — still young enough to find himself described in articles as a “wunderkind” — Muhly is back with a second commission. By Mike Silverman. SENT: 1148 words, photo.


CARLSBAD, Calif. — Brodie Van Wagenen made his first public moves as New York Mets general manager, firing hitting coach Pat Roessler along with bullpen coach Ricky Bones on Monday and announcing manager Mickey Callaway will have a new bench coach. By Baseball Writer Ronald Blum. SENT: 594 words, photo.


PHOENIX — The Brooklyn Nets open a four-game road trip with a game against the Phoenix Suns, who are coming off a victory over Memphis that was just their second win of the season. By Jose Romero. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 9 p.m. ET.


NEW YORK — The surging New York Rangers look for their season-high fourth straight win as they host the Montreal Canadiens. By Vin A. Cherwoo. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.


— MACKEREL SHUTDOWN: The federal government is shutting down a chunk of the Atlantic Ocean fishery for a species of mackerel for several months.

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