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

November 27, 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 — Brooklyn federal prosecutors are seeking sanctions against defense lawyers for Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman based on allegations that unauthorized communication occurred between the Mexican drug lord and his wife. SENT: 130 words; will be updated.

FEMALE FUNERAL DIRECTORS

NEW YORK — A training program for the next generation of morticians and undertakers is testament to a change that is slowly remaking the funeral business. Sixty of the 75 students in the program at the State University of New York Canton are women. By Ted Shaffrey. SENT: 610 words, photos, video.

FILM-GOTHAM AWARDS

NEW YORK — Chloe Zhao’s lyrical Western “The Rider,” about a Lakota cowboy rodeo rider, has won best feature film at the 28th annual Gotham Awards. By Film Writer Jake Coyle/ SENT: 726 words, photos, video.

BKN--KNICKS-PISTONS

DETROIT — The Knicks bring a season-high three-game winning streak into this matchup with the Pistons. By Noah Trister. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. ET.

HKN--SHARKS-SABRES

BUFFALO — The San Jose Sharks visit the Buffalo Sabres. Game starts at 7 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

— PIPELINE LAWSUIT-NEW YORK: An appeals court in upstate New York has ruled in favor of landowners who are fighting against a gas company’s plans to build a pipeline from Pennsylvania to Lake Ontario.

— MAYOR-FACEBOOK FLAP: A New York town mayor who called people who vote for Democrats “retarded” says he will not step down and will run for re-election.

— JERSEY CITY-PORT AUTHORITY: Jersey City has reached an agreement on a four-year-old lawsuit filed against the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey over what the city claims are millions in paid taxes.

— ELECTION 2020-BLOOMBERG: Billionaire presidential prospect Michael Bloomberg is heading to Iowa.

— TREES FOR TROOPS: The New York state Army and Air National Guard alongside area military veterans worked with an upstate tree farm to send over a hundred trees to military bases around the country and overseas.

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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