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

February 12, 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.


NEW YORK _ Jurors at the U.S. trial of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman are in their sixth day of deliberations. By Tom Hays. Developing.


NEW YORK _ Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he welcomes more attention on climate change but questions the feasibility of the so-called Green New Deal, which is being backed by many of the party’s White House contenders. Bloomberg is considering a presidential run himself and has already committed hundreds of millions of dollars to clean energy initiatives. By National Political Writer Steve Peoples. SENT: 1123 words, photos.


NEW YORK _ Terriers, sporting groups and more are set to compete on Day Two at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show. The event culminates in the best in show competition on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden. By Ben Walker. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos by 6 p.m. Will be updated with final results around 11 p.m.




NEW YORK _ Every dog breed has its day at the Westminster Kennel show. That day can start by facing off against dozens of dogs — or no others at all. By Jennifer Peltz. SENT: 783 words, photos.


BUFFALO, N.Y. _ The Metropolitan Division-leading New York Islanders have won nine of 12 in preparing to travel to play the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night. By Hockey Writer John Wawrow. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. EST.


WINNIPEG _ The New York Rangers visit the Winnipeg Jets. With photos. Game starts at 8 p.m. EST.


_ WINTER WEATHER-NEW YORK: Nature’s bag of New York tricks includes snow, ice and freezing rain.

_ TRAFFIC AGENT ATTACKED: A New York City man who sucker-punched a traffic agent in an attack captured on surveillance video has pleaded guilty to assault.

_ SMOKED FISH COMPANY-EXPANSION: A prominent New York City smoked fish company is looking to expand with a commercial development in Brooklyn.

_ XGR--STATE BUDGET-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: New York lawmakers will hear from Cuomo administration officials on the governor’s spending plans for economic development projects in the next state budget.

_ XGR--HOMELESSNESS: Advocates for homeless New Yorkers are asking Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo and top lawmakers to set aside more money to address a growing crisis across the state.

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