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

November 8, 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.


WASHINGTON — Beyond trying to get their hands on the Holy Grail of President Donald Trump’s business dealings — his tax returns — House Democrats are prepared to use their new majority and subpoena power to go after financial records that could back up their claims that he’s using his presidency to enrich himself and his family. By Tami Abdollah and Stephen Braun. SENT: 927 words, photos.


WASHINGTON — For all the many successes among candidates of color, the midterm elections also proved to some the enduring power of racism, with minority politicians’ intelligence and integrity called into question by their opponents and President Donald Trump in what were widely seen as coded appeals to white voters. By National Writer Errin Haines Whack. SENT: 698 words, photos.


The National Toy Hall of Fame inducts its Class of 2018. The finalists are: Chalk, American Girl, He-Man, Uno, Magic 8 Ball, Chutes and Ladders, the Fisher-Price Corn Popper, pinball, the sled, tic-tac-toe, Tickle Me Elmo and Tudor Electric Football. By Carolyn Thompson. SENT: 130 words; will be updated to 450 words by 10:30 a.m.


NEW YORK — Google is planning a major expansion in New York City, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. SENT: 232 words, photo.


CARLSBAD, Calif. — New York Mets minor leaguer Tim Tebow has earned a promotion to Triple-A Syracuse. SENT: 241 words, photos.


— TODDLER DIES-ARREST: A self-proclaimed mommy blogger in upstate New York has pleaded not guilty to murder charges in the death of a 2-year-old girl.

— STORE SHOOTING-BROOKLYN: Authorities say a man was shot and killed at a Brooklyn Target store when a late-night dispute involving five men turned violent.

— SWASTIKAS-BINGHAMTON: A self-proclaimed mommy blogger in upstate New York has pleaded not guilty to murder charges in the death of a 2-year-old girl.

— LGBT FLAGS STOLEN: Police in Long Island say a 21-year-old man stole a number of LGBT pride flags from a local church.

— UNDERAGE ALCOHOL STING: New York state officials say they have cited 141 businesses for selling alcohol to minors as part of a sting operation

— GOLISANO-PERFORMING ARTS CENTER: Billionaire Tom Golisano says he’s taking back a $25 million pledge he made over a year ago for a proposed performing arts center in downtown Rochester.

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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