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

January 27, 2019

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.

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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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TOP STORIES

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NYC PUBLIC ADVOCATE

NEW YORK _ Ever since the post was created, the people elected as New York City’s Public Advocate have had to fend off calls to abolish the position as an irrelevant, powerless waste of taxpayer resources. Yet 20 candidates are vying to fill the job in a special election next month, partly because it has been a springboard to real power. By Karen Matthews. UPCOMING: 800 words by 1 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

_ STATE BUDGET-HIGHER EDUCATION: The heads of New York’s public university systems are scheduled to testify at a state budget hearing in Albany.

_ HURRICANE MARIA-PANEL: A panel discussion on the lessons of Hurricane Maria is being held at the University at Albany.

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SPORTS

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_ BKN--HEAT-KNICKS: The Miami Heat visit the New York Knicks, who have lost 21 of their last 23 games.

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