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

March 17, 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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TOP STORIES

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ELECTION 2020-KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND

WASHINGTON _ New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand formally joined the 2020 White House race on Sunday and previewed the hard line she will take against President Donald Trump by announcing a rally outside one of his signature Manhattan properties. By Juana Summers. SENT: 307 words, photo.

SPORTS BETTING-MOBILE DEVICES

PROVIDENCE, R.I. _ For states looking to profit off the new world of legal sports betting, there’s an app for that. The question for state lawmakers: Should they allow it? As state legislatures across the U.S. decide whether to authorize sports gambling, lawmakers are debating whether the bets — like almost everything else in daily life — should be allowed to happen online or made only in-person. By Jennifer McDermott and Geoff Mulvihill. SENT: 1059 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

_ SEX ABUSE AWARENESS: Supporters of a bill to require schools to offer education on sexual abuse awareness are returning to Albany to make another push.

_ NEW YORK TRAILS: Advocates for more miles of outdoor trails are heading to New York state’s capitol.

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SPORTS

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BKN--NETS-CLIPPERS

LOS ANGELES _ The Los Angeles Clippers, who have won eight of 11 since the All-Star break, host the Brooklyn Nets, who are currently the sixth seed in the East. By Joe Reedy. UPCOMING. 650 words, photos. Game starts at 6 p.m. PT

BKN--LAKERS-KNICKS

NEW YORK _ The Los Angeles Lakers visit the New York Knicks.

BOX--CONLAN-HERNANDEZ

NEW YORK _ Irish boxing star Michael Conlan fights for the third straight year on St. Patrick’s Day at Madison Square Garden, facing Ruben Garcia Hernandez. By Brian Mahoney. UPCOMING: 400 words. Main event about 8:30 p.m.

HKN--ISLANDERS-WILD

The New York Islanders, trying to keep pace with Washington in the tight Metropolitan Division race, visit the struggling Minnesota Wild. By Mike Cook. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 6 p.m. EST.