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

November 28, 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

CONGESTION TOLLS-NYC

ALBANY, N.Y. — A broad coalition of organized labor, environmental advocates, business groups and private companies is launching a new lobbying effort to introduce congestion tolls in Manhattan. The alliance, known as the Fix Our Transit coalition, was created to push state lawmakers to approve the tolls, which would be levied on vehicles entering the busiest parts of Manhattan as a way to raise money for New York City’s deteriorating subways and transit system. By David Klepper. SENT: 439 words.

FEARLESS GIRL

NEW YORK — “Fearless Girl,” a statue near Wall Street that has become a global symbol of female can-do business spirit, has been removed from her spot facing the “Charging Bull” to await a new home by the New York Stock Exchange. By Karen Matthews. UPCOMING: 400 words by 11 a.m., photo.

ELECTION 2020-DEMOCRATS-BOOKS

WASHINGTON — Writing a book has become standard practice for politicians with presidential ambitions, and this year is no different, even though many Democrats haven’t formally entered the race. By Juana Summers. SENT: 985 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

— INMATE ARTIST: A 46-year-old man has been sentenced for fatally shooting a Buffalo teenager in 1991 in a case that sent the wrong man to prison for nearly 30 years.

— CONGRESSMAN HOSPITALIZED: A New York congressman who is currently vying for a key leadership post in the Democratic Party has been hospitalized with a bacterial infection.

— EARNS-TIFFANY: Tiffany & Co. (TIF) on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $94.9 million.

— XGR--MICHIGAN PIPELINE: Legislation poised to advance in Michigan’s Senate would authorize the Mackinac Bridge Authority to help implement a deal to replace twin oil pipelines in a crucial Great Lakes channel.

— FUEL-COMPANY FRAUD: A heating oil delivery company must pay more than $3 million in restitution and penalties for defrauding customers by siphoning off overpayments and duplicate payments over 12 years.

— CLERGY ABUSE-BUFFALO: With church leaders under scrutiny for their handling of sexual misconduct by priests, a group of lay people in western New York is focusing on restoring trust in the Roman Catholic church.

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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