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

July 13, 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 Karen Matthews 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.


NEW YORK — At an unassuming storefront on a busy Brooklyn street, people sign up to use a bathroom outfitted to try to curb an overdose crisis. As communities debate trying to stem overdose deaths by allowing safe havens for people to take heroin and other narcotics, places like this needle exchange program are quietly providing a model of sorts: bathrooms monitored by intercom, so someone can intervene to stop an overdose. By Jennifer Peltz. SENT: 1,160 words, photos, video.


CLEVELAND — Rookie Domingo German tries to give New York its fifth straight win in Cleveland as the Yankees, who beat ace Corey Kluber in the series opener, continue their four-game series against the Indians. Game time 7:10 p.m. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos.


NEW YORK — Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard (4-1, 3.06 ERA) comes off the disabled list to make his first big league start since May 25. The 2016 All-Star has been sidelined by a strained ligament in his right index finger. On the mound for the Nationals is Tanner Roark (3-11, 4.76), who is tied for the major league lead in losses. He got no-decisions in two previous starts vs. the Mets this season. By Baseball Writer Mike Fitzpatrick. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 7:10 p.m.


NEW YORK — Jeremy Lin’s injury-plagued stint in Brooklyn is over. The Nets have agreed to trade Lin to the Atlanta Hawks, a person with knowledge of the deal said early Friday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the trade had not been announced. By Brian Mahoney. SENT: 260 words, photos.


— MEDICAL MARIJUANA-OPIOIDS: New York state is now allowing anyone prescribed an opioid to request medical marijuana instead.

— COMMUTER TRAIN-PERSON KILLED: Authorities say a person was struck and killed by a Long Island Rail Road train, leading to widespread travel disruptions.

— WWI-PHOTO EXHIBIT: A new outdoor photography exhibit featuring contemporary images of European battlefields where American soldiers fought a century ago is opening in New York City.

—INDEPENDENT HOSPITAL: A Schenectady hospital and health care network has decided to remain independent.

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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