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

October 3, 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.


NEW YORK — Lawyers for the former leader of New York’s Assembly, Sheldon Silver, appear before a federal appeals court as part of their efforts to keep him out of prison following a corruption conviction. By Larry Neumeister. UPCOMING: 300 words developing from 10 a.m. hearing.


NEW YORK — When a third woman came forward to accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct during 1980s house parties in Maryland, some in the mainstream media kept their distance. NBC News made a different decision. By Media Writer David Bauder. SENT: 915 words, photo.


— XGR--PRISON BODY SCANNERS: New York state will allow body scanners in prisons in an effort to prevent inmates from hiding weapons.

— HOSPITAL SHOOTING: State police say a captured fugitive who allegedly fired a gun inside an upstate New York hospital had gone there looking for pain medication.

— DISTRICT ATTORNEY-FAMILY DIARY: Former Manhattan district attorney Robert Morgenthau has donated a family diary written in 1842 to a New York City museum of Jewish history.

— HERRING FISHING: Fishing managers in New England are asking the federal government to take action to try to reduce the possibility of overfishing in the herring fishery.

— ERIE CANALWAY TRAIL: A new five-mile section of the Erie Canalway Trail is opening in the Mohawk Valley.

— ADIRONDACKS-MOOSE: Moose are on the move in the Adirondacks and state officials are advising drivers to watch out for them on roadways.

— BUFFALO-NEW STADIUM: The Erie County executive says officials have discussed the possibility of a new stadium for the Buffalo Bills football team, but it won’t be coming soon.

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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