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

May 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 Deepti Hajela at 212-621-1670.

A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

GIANT FERRIS WHEEL

NEW YORK — It was a soaring idea, intended to put the city’s least-populous, least-visited borough on the tourism map. But six years after it was announced, a plan to build one of the world’s largest Ferris wheels on Staten Island is still stuck on the ground. By Karen Matthews. SENT: 749 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

— NIAGARA FALLS-JELLYFISH EXHIBIT: The Niagara Falls Aquarium has started construction of a jellyfish exhibit that will be called “Aliens of the Sea.”

— TAPPAN ZEE-RECYCLING: Fourteen deck panels salvaged from the old Tappan Zee Bridge are heading north for use in new projects.

SPORTS:

BBA-ATHLETICS-YANKEES

NEW YORK — Yankees ace Luis Severino (5-1) is scheduled to start the finale of a three-game series against the Oakland Athletics. By Baseball Writer Mike Fitzpatrick. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 1:05 p.m. ET.

BBN--METS-PHILLIES

PHILADELPHIA — Jacob deGrom (3-0) starts for the Mets and Aaron Nola (5-1) goes for the Phillies in the series finale. By Mike Cranston

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