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

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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.


NEW YORK — Zephyr Teachout, who’s made investigating Republican President Donald Trump’s business practices a key part of her Democratic campaign for attorney general, gets the endorsement of one of her party’s rising stars, surprise congressional nominee Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. By Stephen Groves. UPCOMING: 350 words by 6 p.m., photos, video. Developing from 4 p.m. event.


Cynthia Nixon will announce the total number of petition signatures that her campaign and grassroots volunteers collected to put her on the Sept. 13 Democratic primary ballot. UPCOMING: 300 words by 3 p.m., photo. Developing from noon event.


WATERLOO, N.Y. — Authorities discuss a shooting in an upstate New York village that left two people dead and a third wounded. SENT: 130 words; will be updated to 300 words by noon. Developing from 10 a.m. news conference.


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The federal government has reopened its investigation into the slaying of Emmett Till, the black teenager whose brutal killing in Mississippi shocked the world and helped inspire the civil rights movement more than 60 years ago. Paula Johnson, co-director of an academic group that reviews unsolved civil rights slayings, said she can’t think of anything other than Tyson’s book that could have prompted the Justice Department to reopen the Till investigation. “We’re happy to have that be the case so that ultimately or finally someone can be held responsible for his murder,” said Johnson, who leads the Cold Case Justice Initiative at Syracuse University. By Jay Reeves. SENT: 871 words, photos.


CLEVELAND — Two of baseball’s best pitchers square off as Indians All-Star Corey Kluber starts the opener of a four-game series against New York and Yankees ace Luis Severino, who leads the majors with 14 wins. By Tom Withers. Game time 7:10 p.m. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos.


— BRIDGES-CASHLESS TOLLING: A new state audit has found the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in New York has lost millions in unpaid tolls.

— WWI--NY DIVISION-FIRST CASUALTY: A century ago this week, the New York National Guard’s 27th Division lost its first soldier in combat in World War I.

— DOWNTOWN REVITALIZATION: Gov. Andrew Cuomo is touting state investments in downtown revitalization in two upstate communities.

— PLAY MUSEUM-EXPANDING: The Strong National Museum of Play is set to break ground on a major expansion that will add a ropes course, parking garage and space for new attractions.

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