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

September 24, 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

TRUMP-UNITED NATIONS

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — As he begins the sequel to his stormy U.N. debut, President Donald Trump will again confront the dangers posed by North Korea’s nuclear threat, though its shadow may appear somewhat less ominous than a year ago. By Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller. SENT: 1159 words, photos.

TRAFFICKING ACT-SEX WORKERS

NEW YORK — Recent crackdowns targeting the sex-for-hire industry have reduced the number of commercial ads on the internet and helped fight online trafficking. But activists and police say the efforts may have had unintended consequences — landing women and girls back on the streets, where dangers also lurk. By Alexandra Villarreal. SENT: 903 words, photos.

ON FOOTBALL-BREATHING EASIER

They’re breathing easier in New Jersey, Seattle, and the Motor City, and taking in some rarefied air in western New York. That’s what happens when your hapless, helpless and hopeless football teams suddenly turn nasty, effective and victorious. Most shocking, no doubt, was what the Bills did to the Vikings. By Pro Football Writer Barry Wilner. SENT: 855 words, photos.

YANKEES-RAYS

TAMPA — New York plays Tampa Bay at Tropicana Field. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

— HATE CRIME-ATTACK: New York City police are searching for a man they say injured two other men in an anti-gay attack in Brooklyn.

— POLICE LOT-DWI CRASH: Police in Albany didn’t have to go far to respond to a crash over the weekend: it occurred in the parking lot of the department’s downtown station.

— TODDLER DIES-ARREST: Police in upstate New York say a 2-year-old girl has died and a self-proclaimed mommy blogger is a suspect in the girl’s death.

— AMBASSADOR WOLF DIES: An Arctic wolf that had long served as a wildlife ambassador for a conservation center in suburban New York City has died at the age of 16.

— STOLEN NECKLACE-GRANDMOTHER’S ASHES: A woman is asking for help to find a necklace containing the ashes of her grandmother that was stolen from her home in Buffalo, New York.

— CLIMATE ADAPTATION CONFERENCE: A conference at the University of Michigan is bringing together experts to share ideas on dealing with a warming climate in the Great Lakes region.

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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