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

March 31, 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 212-621-1670.

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TOP STORIES

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STATE BUDGET-NY

ALBANY, N.Y. _ New York lawmakers are expected to begin passing a $175 billion state budget plan worked out by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo and leaders of the Democrat-controlled Legislature that includes a statewide ban on plastic bags and new tolls for motorists entering central Manhattan. By Chris Carola and David Klepper. UPCOMING as events dictate.

AUSCHWITZ TRAIN CAR

NEW YORK _ On a Sunday morning, New Yorkers are witnessing a remnant of the Holocaust: a vintage German train car like those used to transport people to Auschwitz and other death camps. It’s being lowered onto tracks outside Manhattan’s Museum of Jewish Heritage. By Verena Dobnik. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

_ SMOKE-DETECTORS: A new law will affect the types of smoke detectors on sale in New York.

_ HUDSON RIVER-GLASS EELS: Teams of scientists, students and community volunteers are counting baby eels in the Hudson River as part of a long-term research program.

_ MUSEUM-HERB RITTS EXHIBIT: The work of the famed celebrity and fashion photographer Herb Ritts is going on display at an upstate New York museum.

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SPORTS

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HKN--RANGERS-FLYERS

PHILADELPHIA _ The New York Rangers visit the Philadelphia Flyers. By Jeff Neiburg. UPCOMING. 650 words. Game starts at 12:30 p.m. AP Photos.

BBN--METS-NATIONALS

WASHINGTON _ The New York Mets send Zach Wheeler to the mound looking to complete a three-game sweep of the Washington Nationals. By David Ginsburg. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 1:35 p.m.

BBA--ORIOLES-YANKEES

NEW YORK _ Yankees LHP J.A. Happ makes his first start since returning to New York on a free agent deal this offseason. RHP Dylan Bundy is set to make his first start of the season for Baltimore. By Ben Walker. First pitch at 1:05 p.m.