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

May 20, 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.


ALBANY, N.Y. _ New York could soon grant Congress access to the state tax returns filed by President Donald Trump _ and those of every other New York resident and corporation. Republicans in the Democrat-led state Legislature are seizing on the broad nature of the bill, saying it could open any New Yorker up to scrutiny by Congress. By David Klepper. UPCOMING: 850 words by 1 p.m., photo.


OLCOTT, N.Y. _ Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to discuss flood preparation along the Lake Ontario shoreline during a visit to Niagara County. Developing from 11 a.m. appearance. APNewsNow; expansion on merits.


SODUS, N.Y. — Opening statements are expected on Monday at the trial of a former Texas police chief charged in the shooting deaths of an upstate New York couple in their driveway last fall. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated; timing uncertain. Expansion on merits.


HARTFORD, Conn. _ Connecticut will break new ground if lawmakers ultimately agree to set up dozens of electronic tolls on four existing highways, even though most of the Northeast is already charging drivers. It is unusual for a state to seek federal permission to install that many tolls on existing roads. By Susan Haigh. UPCOMING: 700 words by 11 a.m.


BALTIMORE _ New York plays Baltimore at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. With photos. Game starts at 7:05 p.m.


NEW YORK _ Mets manager Mickey Callaway is on the hot seat as his slumping team returns home to play NL East rival Washington. New York (20-25) has lost five straight and was swept in three games at lowly Miami over the weekend, totaling only three hits in consecutive shutouts. Nationals lefty Patrick Corbin (4-1, 2.91 ERA) makes his fourth start of the season against the Mets. By Baseball Writer Mike Fitzpatrick. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.


_ TRUMP-BANKS: President Donald Trump is insisting he didn’t borrow from many banks because he “didn’t need the money,” not because they wouldn’t do business with him.

_ AMBULANCE-INSURANCE COSTS: Firefighters from around New York are asking state lawmakers to change the law so fire departments can recoup the cost of emergency medical calls from patient insurance plans.

_ FORT DRUM: Fort Drum in northern New York is getting a new visitors center.

_ PEOPLE-SCARLETT JOHANSSON-COLIN JOST-ENGAGEMENT: Wedding bells are in the future for actress Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost of “Saturday Night Live.”

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