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

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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

AMAZON HQ-TRANSIT

NEW YORK — Commuters beware: New York and Washington’s clogged streets and creaky subway systems are about to feel more pain as 50,000 more people descend on the two metro areas where Amazon will open new headquarters. By Business Writer Cathy Bussewitz. SENT: 1071 words, photos.

LIBERTY’S TORCH

NEW YORK — The original torch on the Statue of Liberty, which was removed in 1984 and replaced by a replica, is being moved into what will become its permanent home at a new museum on Liberty Island. By Karen Matthews. UPCOMING: 400 words by 4 p.m.

EL CHAPO-PROSECUTION

NEW YORK — An admitted former Mexican cartel member continues his testimony at the Brooklyn trial of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. By Tom Hays. Developing.

EXPLOSIVE DEVICES

NEW YORK — The Florida man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump is scheduled to be in court for arraignment on a new indictment. By Larry Neumeister. UPCOMING: 300 words developing from expected noon court appearance.

NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS

NEW YORK — Sigrid Nunez’s “The Friend,” a meditative novel about grief, books and, not least, a Great Dane named Apollo, has won the National Book Award for fiction. By National Writer Hillel Italie. SENT: 741 words, photos.

HKN--RANGERS-ISLANDERS

NEW YORK — The New York Rangers visit the crosstown-rival Islanders in a matchup of surprising teams near the top of the Metropolitan Division standings. The second-place Islanders have won six of their last nine, and the third-place Rangers have are on a season-best 6-0-1 stretch. By Vin A. Cherwoo. UPCOMING: 775 words, photos.

FBN--JETS-BYE

NEW YORK — The New York Jets hit their bye-week break with lots of uncertainty and plenty of disappointment. At 3-7, they’ll be hard-pressed to even match the 5-11 finishes of the last two seasons — and that leaves coach Todd Bowles’ job status in serious doubt. By Pro Football Writer Dennis Waszak Jr. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos by 6 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

— BRANDED WOMEN: The leader of a New York-based self-improvement group who is accused of branding women and forcing them into unwanted sex has again filed a request to be released on bond.

— PROSECUTOR-MISCONDUCT CHARGE: The New York state attorney general’s office has filed to reinstate felony perjury and misconduct charges against a district attorney in connection with a fatal police shooting.

— WEAPONS CACHE-CORNELL: A 21-year-old former Cornell University student has pleaded guilty to federal weapons charges for having a homemade bomb and cache of illegal weapons.

— ELECTRIC SCHOOL BUSES: A city in Westchester County has unveiled the state’s first all-electric school buses.

— TOWN COUNCIL-MURDER CHARGE: A former upstate New York sheriff’s deputy has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison for killing a man to keep his double life a secret.

— ISLAMIC STATE-ARREST: A New York City man has admitted to trying to aid the Islamic State group by helping a co-conspirator travel abroad to fight for the militant group in the fall of 2015.

— NEW MEXICO TOURISM-FUTURE: The “New Mexico True” tourism brand, which uses images of New Mexico’s popular tourist attractions in billboards and commercials in Texas, Arizona, New York and Illinois, may be expanded.

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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