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

April 15, 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

PULITZERS

NEW YORK _ The newest winners of the Pulitzer Prizes in journalism and the arts are set to be revealed. This year’s honorees will be announced Monday at Columbia University in New York. SENT: 130 words; will be updated. Announcement at 3 p.m.

_ With: PULITZERS-ARTS, PULITZERS-LIST, PULITZERS-THE LATEST

CENTENARIAN YOGI

HARTSDALE, N.Y. _ A 100-year-old yoga instructor has no plans to stop practicing and teaching. By Ted Shaffrey and Verena Dobnik. SENT: 340 words, photos, video.

CBD GOES MAINSTREAM

NEW YORK _ With a handful of states having legalized recreation marijuana use, some mainstream retailers are not waiting to get involved, though they’re doing so with marijuana’s less taboo cousin. By Retail Writer Anne D’Innocenzio. SENT: 994 words, photos, video.

With:

_ CBD MAINSTREAM-Q&A

LONG ISLAND-SMALL PLANE CRASH

VALLEY STREAM, N.Y. _ Police on Long Island said a small plane carrying three people went down in a residential neighborhood of Valley Stream Sunday night. SENT: 285 words, video.

CONNECTICUT TOLLS

Electronic tolls might not appear on Connecticut highways for years to come, but Gov. Ned Lamont sees an opportunity for the state to obtain some much-needed transportation funding before the first gantry is even installed. By Susan Haigh. UPCOMING: 700 words by 10 a.m.

EARNS-CITIGROUP

NEW YORK _ Banking conglomerate Citigroup said its first quarter profits rose by a relatively quiet 2% from a year earlier, as higher interest and investment banking revenues helped offset a decline in trading. SENT: 317 words, photo.

EARNS-GOLDMAN SACHS

NEW YORK _ Goldman Sachs said its first quarter earnings fell by 21% from a year earlier, hurt by a slowdown in trading. Sent; 277 words, photo.

BBN--METS-PHILLIES

PHILADELPHIA _ New York plays Philadelphia at Citizens Bank Park. With photos. Game starts at 7:05 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

_ POLICE SHOOTING-BRONX: The New York Police Department says an officer has fatally shot a man who was armed with a knife and a stick.

_ SEVERE WEATHER: Tens of thousands of utility customers are without power as powerful storms roar through the mid-Atlantic region. With photos, video.

_ SEVERE WEATHER-NEW YORK: Flood advisories have been issued for parts of New York’s capital region.

_ GRASS CARP LARVAE FOUND: University biologists in Ohio are scouring streams following tests that confirmed larvae from the invasive Asian grass carp were found for the first time in the Great Lakes watershed.

_ NJ TRANSIT: The morning commute is off to a slow start for New Jersey Transit rail passengers who ride North Jersey Coast Line trains.

_ BELL TOWER FALL: A student who was injured when she fell from the Fordham University bell tower has died.

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