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

October 12, 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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HAMBURG, N.Y. — New York’s most conservative congressional district is unexpectedly in play as Republican incumbent Chris Collins, one of President Donald Trump’s first supporters, fights insider trading charges while seeking re-election. Republican leaders in a western New York district that Trump swept overwhelmingly in 2016 are counting on party and presidential loyalty, even if it means voting for someone that even they wanted off the ballot. By Carolyn Thompson. SENT: 920 words, photos.


NEW YORK — JPMorgan Chase & Co. said Friday that its third-quarter profits rose by 24 percent from a year ago, helped by a lower tax bill and higher interest rates, which allowed it to charge more for loans to consumers and businesses alike. That was enough to make up for a less-than-stellar quarter in its trading business. By Ken Sweet. SENT: 389 words, photo.


NEW YORK — Citigroup Inc. says third-quarter net income rose to $4.62 billion from $4.13 billion a year ago. SENT: 130 words; will be updated.


NEW YORK — Once a week, Roberta Flack gives a musical performance for an exclusive group. The lucky audience consists of a musical director, who works with the legend to keep her voice in top form. It would be an important exercise for any singer, but even more critical given that the 81-year-old singer had a stroke more than two years ago and suffered a collapse that led to a brief hospitalization earlier this year. The public will get a chance to hear the result of those musical tuneups courtesy of the Jazz Foundation of America. By Nekesa Mumbi Moody. SENT: 854 words, photos.


SAN JOSE, Calif. — San Jose State prepares to host Army. By Michael Wagaman. UPCOMING: 600 words by 1 p.m. PDT


— ROCHESTER SHOOTINGS: Authorities say 14 police officers were involved in a deadly shootout with a Rochester man suspected of killing his ex-girlfriend and wounding his son and another man.

— YOUTH CAMP-SEX ABUSE CASE: A judge has ruled against dismissing child sex abuse charges filed against a former youth camp counselor in New York.

— OFFICER CHARGED: An upstate New York police officer who was arrested twice in one day last month has been suspended.

— WWII SHIP-VETERAN: One of the last surviving World War II crewmembers of a Navy ship that’s the last of its kind still afloat is making a visit to the vessel at its Hudson River dock.

— VOTER REGISTRATION SCAM: Gov. Andrew Cuomo is warning New Yorkers about a voting registration scam reported in two upstate counties.

— SHOT IN VEHICLE: Police have arrested a man in connection with the shooting death of a 71-year-old man with alleged mob ties at a McDonald’s drive-thru in the Bronx.

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