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

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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

EL CHAPO-PROSECUTION

NEW YORK — A former lieutenant who’s been detailing rampant bloodshed and bribery in Mexico’s Sinaloa cartel begins a fourth day of testimony at the U.S. trial of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. By Tom Hays. Developing.

ELECTION 2020-IOWA

DES MOINES, Iowa — The 2018 midterms are barely history, but the next campaign is already in full swing in Iowa, home to the first caucus of the 2020 Democratic presidential nominating campaign. Colorado Sen. Michael Bennett, a relatively new name to the 2020 discussion, has been in contact with some influential Iowa Democrats, while New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who won re-election to a third term this month, has contacted Des Moines-area Democrats. By Thomas Beaumont. SENT: 708 words, photo.

AMAZON-BRAIN DRAIN

NEW YORK — When tech giants like Amazon expand, other companies don’t just worry about losing business. They also fret about hanging on to their employees. By Business Writer Alexandra Olson. SENT: 1204 words, photos.

MARTIN SCORSESE HONORED

NEW YORK — Legendary director Martin Scorsese was honored by longtime friends Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro, among many others, at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. By National Writer Jocelyn Noveck. SENT: 572 words, photos, video.

BKN--BLAZERS-KNICKS

NEW YORK — The Portland Trail Blazers visit the New York Knicks. Game starts at 7:30 p.m. With photos.

BKN--NETS-HEAT

MIAMI — The Brooklyn Nets visit the Miami Heat. Game starts at 7:30 p.m. With photos.

IN BRIEF:

— CLERGY ABUSE-BUFFALO: A Roman Catholic priest in upstate New York who was placed on leave amid accusations of child sex abuse says he knows he’s innocent.

— BABY HOPE SUSPECT: A restaurant worker accused of killing a toddler known as Baby Hope, whose body was found in 1991 in New York City, has died in custody.

— MARTHA STEWART-FIRST UBER RIDE: Martha Stewart’s first Uber ride was not a good thing. With photo.

— MAYORS-2019 PRIORITIES: Scores of mayors from across New York state are proposing a new initiative that they say will help them address the issues they’ll face in 2019.

— XGR--MARIJUANA LEGISLATION-NEW YORK: Members of the New York state Assembly are holding a hearing on the potential legalization of marijuana.

— HOLIDAY CHARITY DRIVE: New York state will begin collecting toys, coats and school supplies for a holiday drive.

—BRONX ZOO-ELEPHANT EUTHANIZED: The Bronx Zoo says it has euthanized a 48-year-old Asian elephant that had fallen progressively ill. With photo.

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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