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

April 9, 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 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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NEW YORK _ Mounting indications suggest Michael Cohen’s usefulness to federal prosecutors is drying up. With President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer looking at three years in prison, several prosecutors assigned to his campaign-finance violation case in New York have moved on to other jobs. And authorities recently returned electronic devices to Cohen that the FBI seized from his home and office a year ago. By Jim Mustian and Michael R. Sisak. SENT: 802 words, photos.


WASHINGTON — Over four months, Kirsten Gillibrand has campaigned for the White House across eight states, pushed her rivals to release their tax returns and delivered a major speech outside a Trump-branded property in Manhattan. What the New York senator hasn’t done: Break out of a crowded early field of Democratic candidates. By Juana Summers. SENT: 922 words, photo.


New YORK _ The New York City Health Department ordered all ultra-Orthodox Jewish schools in a neighborhood of Brooklyn on Monday to exclude unvaccinated students from classes during the current measles outbreak. In issuing the order, the health department said that any yeshiva in Williamsburg that does not comply will face fines and possible closure. SENT: 267 words.


ALBANY, N.Y. — A New York airman whose remains were recently identified more than 75 years after he died in World War II will likely be reburied in a family plot in a rural upstate cemetery, a relative of the fallen serviceman said. By Chris Carola. SENT: 367 words, photos.


NEW YORK _ NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom (2-0), who has not allowed a run in 13 innings this season, starts for the New York Mets in an interleague series opener against the Minnesota Twins and Kyle Gibson, who has a 9.64 ERA after failing to get a decision in his season debut. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.


HOUSTON _ Houston’s Gerrit Cole opposes New York rookie Jonathan Loaisiga when the Astros and Yankees continue a three-game series. The Astros won the opener 4-3 to extend their winning streak to four games. By Kristie Rieken. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos.


CHICAGO _ Teams with two of the three worst records in the NBA meet as the Chicago Bulls host the New York Knicks in their final home game. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 8 p.m. EDT.


_ WIFE SLAYING-PAROLE: A 54-year-old Long Island man imprisoned for strangling his newlywed wife to death in 1987 has been granted parole.

_ AIRBNB REGULATIONS: New York lawmakers have a new proposal for statewide regulations for home-sharing platforms such as Airbnb.

_ DEER HUNTING-NEW YORK: State officials say hunters killed 12 percent more deer in the last New York hunting season than in 2017.

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