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

August 12, 2018

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ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently recounted a treasured memory of retrieving a fallen eagle feather from Saranac Lake and keeping it. The New York Democrat was unknowingly confessing to violating a longstanding federal law against non-Native Americans from possessing bald eagle parts, including feathers. After The Associated Press inquired about the issue, a Cuomo spokesman said he’ll either return the feather to the river or donate it to a federal repository. By Chris Carola. SENT: 625 words, photos, link to video.


DIX HILLS, N.Y. — A street in New York’s Long Island has been named for a teacher killed after helping shield students from the gunman in last winter’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida. SENT: 280 words; photo upcoming.


CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The city of Charlottesville marks the anniversary of last summer’s white supremacist violence, while in Washington, the principal organizer of last year’s “Unite the Right” event is scheduled to hold a so-called white civil rights rally, and police were preparing for crowds of counterprotesters. The National Park Service also issued permits for events organized by groups including New York Black Lives Matter. By Michael Kunzelman. SENT: 960 words, photos.


BRIGHTWATERS, N.Y. — Residents of a Long Island village are divided over what to do about a glut of goose droppings around town. SENT: 260 words.



— SCHOOL SHOOTING-FLORIDA-STREET DEDICATION: A street in New York’s Long Island has been named for a teacher killed after helping shield students from the gunman in last winter’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

— AFFORDABLE HOUSING-ROOSEVELT ISLAND: A New York City housing complex will stay affordable but allow tenants the new option of ownership under an agreement announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

— CONCERTGOER-CAR ACCIDENT: Authorities are seeking information after a teenager was hit by a car and killed while walking along a western New York road after going to a country music concert.

— SUBWAY STABBING: Police say a man was stabbed on a subway train under midtown Manhattan overnight, and one suspect is under arrest as investigators look for another.

— ALBANY-DAIRY SUMMIT: Hundreds of dairy farmers from the Northeast will be gathering in Albany for an industry summit to discuss such issues as low milk prices.

— WEST POINT-CADETS: New cadets at West Point are capping six weeks of intense training with a 12-mile road march.




MIAMI — Noah Syndergaard is scheduled to start for the Mets on Sunday in their series finale at Miami. By Christopher Stock. UPCOMING: 600 words. Game began 1:10 p.m. ET.


NEW YORK — In a matchup of left-handers, Martin Perez (2-4, 6.15 ERA) of the Texas Rangers takes on CC Sabathia (6-4, 3.49 ERA) of the New York Yankees in the series finale. Perez has posted allowed 12 earned runs in 12 2-3 career innings against New York, despite a 2-1 record, while Sabathia looks for his 12th career victory over the Rangers. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game started 1:05 p.m.


IRVINE, Calif. — Davis signed a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Rams two days before training camp started, and coach Sean McVay has frequently identified Davis as one of the early standouts, though the praise apparently has not filtered down to the seven-season veteran who last played for Buffalo. By Dan Greenspan. SENT: 650 words, photos.

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