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

July 10, 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

SHARING ECONOMY-CAMPING

BERLIN, N.Y. — A land-sharing start-up called Tentrr matches landowners looking for extra cash with vacationers yearning for solitude under the stars. The Manhattan-based company’s CEO, Michael D’Agostino, says it’s like Airbnb for the great outdoors. By Mary Esch. SENT: 647 words, photos.

BUFFALO BILLION-CORRUPTION TRIAL

NEW YORK — Closing arguments continue in a trial over alleged corruption in New York state’s Buffalo Billion economic development program. UPCOMING: 275 words developing from day’s court session.

SENATE LEADER-TRIAL

NEW YORK — A trial continues for former New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, who has been testifying in his own defense against corruption charges. UPCOMING: 250 words by 4 p.m.

EARNS-PEPSICO

PURCHASE, N.Y. — PepsiCo’s second-quarter was weighed down by a higher tax rate, but its adjusted profit beat Wall Street expectations and revenue improved. SENT: 376 words, photos.

BBA--YANKEES-ORIOLES

BALTIMORE — Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka comes off the disabled list to face the Baltimore Orioles, who enter in last place in the AL East and with a dismal 25-66 record. By David Ginsburg. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 7:05 p.m.

BBN--PHILLIES-METS

NEW YORK — Both starting pitchers will be making their major league debut when the Phillies play the Mets at Citi Field. Philadelphia plans to call up 22-year-old Enyel De Los Santos from Triple-A Lehigh Valley, where he was 9-3 with a 1.89 ERA in 16 starts. New York will bring up 28-year-old Drew Gagnon from Triple-A Las Vegas, where he was 1-4 with a 4.67 ERA in 17 starts. By Scott Orgera. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

— TEEN KILLED: A twelfth suspect has been arrested in the death of a 15-year-old New York City boy who was slashed in the neck with a machete outside a Bronx bodega.

— RIKERS-INMATE DEATH: Officials say an inmate in a mental health wing at Rikers Island has been choked to death by another inmate.

— HEALTH CARE-FRAUD SETTLEMENT: Federal authorities say a New York health care provider and its subsidiary hospital have agreed to pay more than $15 million to the U.S. government and state in a false claims lawsuit settlement.

— COMMUNITY COLLEGE-DORM SALE: An upstate New York community college says it plans to sell its dorms to a buyer who plans to use them as a campus for people struggling with opioid addictions, mental illness and homelessness.

— BLOODSTAINS-AGE: A University at Albany chemistry professor says technology that makes it possible to distinguish a person’s age range based on bloodstains could be used to fight crime.

— XGR--SPEAKER’S TOUR: The speaker of the New York state Assembly is heading to the North Country as part of his annual upstate tour.

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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