AP-NY--New York News Coverage Advisory, NY
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SEPT 11 ANNIVERSARY
NEW YORK — Americans are marking the anniversary of 9/11 with solemn tributes, volunteer projects and enhanced memorials, after a year when two attacks within miles of ground zero manifested the enduring, evolving threat of terrorism. By Jennifer Peltz. SENT: 653 words; will be updated following the 8:40 a.m. start of the ceremony at the National 9/11 Memorial in New York. AP Photos, AP Video.
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SEPT 11 ANNIVERSARY-TRUMP
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is marking 17 years since the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil by visiting the Pennsylvania field that became a Sept. 11 memorial. By Darlene Superville. SENT: 465 words, photos. Will be updated; remarks scheduled for 9:45 a.m.
SEPT 11-MOVING AWAY
NEW YORK — One is a Wyoming food truck vendor. Another is a North Carolina county commissioner. Another is a Florida father who plunged into school safety activism after the shooting at his children’s school in Parkland. All left the New York or Washington areas because the 9/11 terror attacks threatened their sense of security and made them re-evaluate what they wanted from life. As the attacks’ 17th anniversary approaches, they say they have found it, even if they haven’t been insulated from tragedy. By Jennifer Peltz. SENT: 1688 words, photos. Abridged version also sent.
NEW YORK — Serena Williams’ experience at the U.S. Open final resonated with black women, who say they are often forced to watch their tone and their words in ways that men and other women are not. The risk is being branded “an angry black woman.” By Deepti Hajela. SENT: 774 words, photos.
NEW YORK — Four scientists have won prestigious medical awards for genetics research and development of a widely used anesthetic nicknamed “milk of amnesia.” By Science Writer Malcolm Ritter. SENT: 336 words, photos.
MINNEAPOLIS — The New York Yankees, trying to move closer to clinch a spot in the playoffs, send Sonny Gray to the mound for the middle game of the series in Minnesota against the Twins. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 8:10 p.m. EDT.
NEW YORK — After rain pushed back his start two days, Mets ace Jacob deGrom (8-8, 1.68 ERA) tries to boost his bid for the NL Cy Young Award when New York hosts the last-place Miami Marlins at Citi Field. By Baseball Writer Mike Fitzpatrick. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.
NEW YORK — Sam Darnold bounced back from a brutal beginning and the New York Jets ended up rolling to a rout. They got scores from the offense, defense and special teams on the the way to a 48-17 victory in the opener at Detroit. Next up: the home opener Sunday against the Miami Dolphins. By Dennis Waszak Jr. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos by 7 p.m.
Maybe that breakthrough Syracuse coach Dino Babers was counting on has finally arrived. Syracuse has won its first two games for the first time under Babers, in his third season with the Orange, and his up-tempo offense is purring. By John Kekis. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos, by 5 p.m. EDT.
— VAN-CRUSHED CARGO CONTAINER: Authorities in upstate New York say a woman was injured when a tractor-trailer hit an overpass and its cargo container fell over.
— ELMIRA COLLEGE: Elmira College says it will decrease its tuition by 15 percent next school year.
— NAVAJO COAL PLANT: About a dozen Navajos traveled to New York City to protest a company eyeing a coal-fired power plant on their reservation.
— OBIT-CLYMER: Political reporter, editor and pollster Adam Clymer who has worked for The New York Times and other newspapers has died at 81. With photo.
— UNM-LEGAL COUNSEL: Loretta Martinez, formerly of CUNY, has been named chief legal counsel at the University of New Mexico.
— RECORD FISH: A man fishing for channel catfish on Lake Champlain has hooked a New York record for longnose gar, a needle-nosed fish considered a living dinosaur.
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