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

October 6, 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 the news desk 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

CAPITOL WATCH

ALBANY, N.Y. — The challengers hoping to oust Gov. Andrew Cuomo say the Democrat is dragging his feet on debates and environmental groups are angry that a state task force created to address drinking water contamination missed a key deadline. By David Klepper. SENT: 800 words, photo.

SEXUAL MISCONDUCT-HOLLYWOOD PROSECUTIONS

LOS ANGELES — The #MeToo movement has sent dozens of once-powerful Hollywood players into exile, but few of them have been placed in handcuffs or jail cells. And it’s increasingly apparent that the lack of criminal charges may remain the norm. By Andrew Dalton. SENT: 1,000 words, photos.

VATICAN-SEX ABUSE

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has authorized a “thorough study” of Vatican documentation into how a prominent American cardinal advanced through church ranks despite allegations he slept with seminarians. By Nicole Winfield. SENT: 600 words, photos.

— NYC MAYOR-WORKOUT INTERRUPTED: Want to chat with New York City’s mayor about important issues while he’s working out? Fuhgeddaboudit.

— KARATE TEACHER-SEXUAL ABUSE: A Long Island karate teacher has been arrested on charges he sexually abused a 14-year-old student last month.

— CHIEF CHARGED: An upstate New York police chief is accused of diverting discarded prescription drugs for his own use.

— DOWNTOWN GRANT-FINGER LAKES: The Finger Lakes village of Penn Yan is getting $10 million from the state to help revitalize its downtown.

— ADIRONDACKS-GATEWAY PROJECT: New York state officials have unveiled a new tourism hub at the site of a former Western-themed amusement park in the Adirondacks.

— STARTUP COMPETITION: A Syracuse business startup that created a portable electric vehicle charging unit will receive $1 million in funding from New York state as the winner in an economic development contest.

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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