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AP-NY--New York News Digest,ADVISORY, NY

May 13, 2018

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NEW YORK — Perhaps the least surprising aspect of The New Yorker magazine’s story on abuse allegations against New York’s attorney general last week was Ronan Farrow’s name on it as one of the authors. Farrow has been on a head-spinning run that started in October with an expose on movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, for which he shared a Pulitzer Prize with Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey of The New York Times. By David Bauder. SENT: 900 words, photo.

— WITH BC-US--RONAN FARROW-CATCH AND KILL: Ronan Farrow will expand on his award-winning investigative reporting on the sexual misconduct of powerful men and the systems in place to keep victims quiet in a new book called “Catch and Kill.”


NEW YORK — It was a soaring idea, intended to put the city’s least-populous, least-visited borough on the tourism map. But six years after it was announced, a plan to build one of the world’s largest Ferris wheels on Staten Island is still stuck on the ground. By Karen Matthews. SENT: 749 words, photos.


— MISSING TEACHER-DEATH: Police say the body of a New York City teacher who was missing for over a week has been found in a wooded area in upstate New York.

— FATAL STABBING: The New York Police Department is investigating the death of a man found in a building with a stab wound to his chest.

— NIAGARA FALLS-JELLYFISH EXHIBIT: The Niagara Falls Aquarium has started construction of a jellyfish exhibit that will be called “Aliens of the Sea.”

— TAPPAN ZEE-RECYCLING: Fourteen deck panels salvaged from the old Tappan Zee Bridge are heading north for use in new projects.



NEW YORK — Yankees ace Luis Severino (5-1) is scheduled to start the finale of a three-game series against the Oakland Athletics. By Baseball Writer Mike Fitzpatrick. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 1:05 p.m. ET.


PHILADELPHIA — Jacob deGrom (3-0) starts for the Mets and Aaron Nola (5-1) goes for the Phillies in the series finale. By Mike Cranston

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