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

June 13, 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.

A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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


ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers are scrambling to authorize sports betting before they adjourn for the year next week. By David Klepper. UPCOMING: 450 words by 6 p.m.


ALBANY, N.Y. — Republicans in the New York Legislature are calling for the passage of bills that could make the Cuomo administration’s often-criticized economic development programs more transparent, an issue the GOP and even some Democrats have hammered Andrew Cuomo over as the governor seeks re-election to a third term. By Chris Carola. SENT: 130 words; will be updated to 400 words by 3 p.m.


NEW YORK — Democratic gubernatorial challenger Cynthia Nixon discusses her education platform. By Karen Matthews. Developing from 9:15 a.m. event. Photos planned.


NEW YORK — Comcast will likely bid for Fox’s entertainment business as early as Wednesday now that a federal judge has cleared AT&T’s $85 billion takeover of Time Warner. By Technology Writer Mae Anderson. SENT: 796 words, photos.


FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Teddy Bridgewater is continuing his comeback and has a chance to win the starting quarterback job. By Sports Writer Dennis Waszak Jr. SENT: 960 words, photos.


— CHOCOLATE FACTORY-SUPERSTORM SANDY: A New York City candy factory that was devastated by Superstorm Sandy has finally reopened for business.

— FOOD TRUCKS-WINERIES: A Long Island town is looking to prohibit the proliferation of food trucks on a section of the area’s winery trail.

— LOTTERY WINNER-DEATH: Officials say a 73-year-old New York City man who won a $50,000 lottery prize six months ago was found stabbed to death in his home.

— XGR--TANNING SALONS-TEENS: New York is poised to prohibit anyone under the age of 18 from using indoor tanning booths.

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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