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

August 4, 2018

Good afternoon! 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 Mike Sisak 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

MEXICAN FAMILY-SAUCE BUSINESS

Three generations of Mexican women make about 1,600 pounds of mole poblano a day in a small Brooklyn storefront. By Claudia Torrens. Sent: 600 words, photos.

CAPITOL WATCH

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and challenger Cynthia Nixon are busy collecting endorsements from liberal groups ahead of next month’s Democratic primary — while Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins has picked up the socialist endorsement. By David Klepper Sent: 400 words.

IN BRIEF:

— POLICE CHASE-ARREST: A Florida man is jailed after authorities say he led police on a 36-mile chase in upstate New York, barreling his car toward a blockade and drawing fire from a trooper before crashing into an embankment.

— GAS STATION-ARSON: Police say they’ve arrested a man suspected of setting a fire that seriously injured a man at a New York City gas station.

— UNDERAGE DRINKING-TECHNOLOGY: Law enforcement officers in New York state are employing new, state-of-the-art technology aimed at catching underage people who try to purchase alcohol.

— CREW MEMBER EMERGENCY: The U.S. Coast Guard says it has evacuated a sick crewmember from an oil and chemical tanker off Long Island.

— ELECTION HACKING: New York’s elections board is working out the final details of a new state law requiring more information about groups paying for online political ads.

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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