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

July 31, 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR CANDIDATE-TRIAL

NEW YORK — New York City Council member Jumaane Williams is mounting an insurgent campaign for lieutenant governor against an incumbent fellow Democrat. But first he goes on trial Tuesday on charges related to his arrest at an immigration protest. By Stephen R. Groves. Developing from 9:15 a.m. news conference before court proceedings. UPCOMING: 500 words by 3 p.m.

QUEENS SHOOTING

NEW YORK — Four people, including a young boy, were shot and killed late Monday at an apartment building, police said. Detectives were investigating whether the deaths might have been a murder-suicide. By Jennifer Peltz. SENT: 281 words.

EARNS-PFIZER

New York based Pfizer’s second-quarter profit surged 26 percent, thanks to a 4 percent increase in medicine sales, higher income from partnerships and lower tax expenses. By Medical Writer Linda A. Johnson. SENT: 404 words, photo.

BBA--ORIOLES-YANKEES

NEW YORK — Masahiro Tanaka (8-2, is 6-0 in 12 starts since mid-April going into Tuesday’s series opener against the Orioles and Yefry Ramirez (1-3). By Baseball Writer Ronald Blum. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7:05 p.m.

BBN--METS-NATIONALS

WASHINGTON — The two-time defending NL East champion Washington Nationals are in third place and a game below .500 as they open a three-game series against the New York Mets. By Harvey Valentine. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 7:05 p.m.

FBN--JETS-ENUNWA COMEBACK

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Quincy Enunwa was coming off a breakout season when his NFL career came to an abrupt halt a year ago. The New York Jets wide receiver injured his neck during a training camp practice and missed the entire season. Enunwa is now nearly all the way back and is looking forward to being a major part of New York’s offense again. By Dennis Waszak Jr. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos by 6 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

— SHOOTING VICTIMS-FAMILY: An upstate New York family who’d gathered to mourn a gun violence victim learned that another relative had just been shot and wounded.

— GAS STATION-ARSON: Police are looking for a man who started a fire at a New York City gas station, a blaze that seriously injured a man nearby.

— SHOTGUN DEATH: A mother and son have pleaded guilty in the shotgun death of the woman’s boyfriend in western New York.

— GRASSLAND BIRDS-PRESERVE: New York is buying 180 acres to expand a wildlife area that’s a popular destination for birders looking for snowy owls and other rare birds of prey.

— DOWNTOWN REVITALIZATION-AUBURN: The city of Auburn is the latest winner of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s $10 million downtown revitalization contest.

— WWI CENTENNIAL-NY SOLDIERS: A group that includes a member of the New York Army National Guard will be touring European battlefields where two New Yorkers earned the Medal of Honor a century ago.

— GOVERNOR-AFFORDABLE CARE ACT: New York state is moving to prevent health insurers from raising premiums because of the repeal of a federal requirement for most people to carry insurance.

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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