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

November 26, 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

NEW YORK-STATE SENATE LEADER

ALBANY, N.Y. — State Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins, a Yonkers Democrat, is expected to be named as the next Senate majority leader Monday, making her the first woman and African-American to hold the job. By David Klepper. Upcoming 450 words by 4 p.m. Photos. Developing from 2 p.m. news conference.

PEOPLE-ALEC BALDWIN-ASSSAULT

NEW YORK — Alec Baldwin is due to answer assault and harassment charges in a New York court after being accused of striking a man in the face over a parking space. By Jennifer Peltz. SENT: 130 words, photo, video. Will be updated; timing uncertain.

HKN--SENATORS-RANGERS

NEW YORK — The Ottawa Senators visit the New York Rangers. Game starts at 7 p.m.

HKN--CAPITALS-ISLANDERS

NEW YORK — The Washington Capitals visit the New York Islanders. Game starts at 7 p.m.

IN BRIEF:

— AMTRAK TRAIN-DELAYED: Some people spent the end of their Thanksgiving holiday stuck on an Amtrak train for more than five hours.

— NYC GYM-EXPLOSION: Fire department officials say a gas explosion blew out the first-floor windows of a health club in Manhattan.

— STUDENT KILLED-LAWSUIT: The West Virginia University Board of Governors has settled a lawsuit over a student’s 2014 death at a fraternity house for $250,000.

— BURNT BODY: Police in New York City are investigating the death of a woman whose burnt body was found in a wooded area of Staten Island.

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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