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AP-NY--New York News Digest,ADVISORY, NY

November 23, 2018

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NEW YORK — A New York judge is rejecting a bid by President Donald Trump’s lawyers to dismiss a state lawsuit alleging he ran his charitable foundation without regard for the law. SENT: 134 words. UPCOMING: 250 words by 4 p.m.


ALBANY, N.Y. — Skyrocketing prices for road salt are leaving local officials hoping for a mild winter. Salt supplies are tight on the heels of a harsh winter and some supply disruptions. Localities report prices are up from about 5 percent to almost double. By Michael Hill. SENT: 505 words, photo.


— WOMEN EMPOWERED-FASHION EXHIBIT: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s shoes were made for walking over all her New York City congressional district. Now, the campaign footwear worn by the youngest woman ever elected to Congress will be part of an exhibit chronicling how women use fashion for empowerment in endeavors such as politics and civil rights.

— OBIT-TULSA RACE RIOT SURVIVOR: One of the last survivors of the 1921 Tulsa race riot, one of the worst race riots in U.S. history, has died at age 103.

— DRUNKEN DRIVING-FATAL CRASH: A Connecticut man has been acquitted of vehicular manslaughter in the 2014 drunken driving death of another man aiding a motorist.

— BULLYING ARREST: New York City police say they’ve arrested a 16-year-old boy suspected of violently bullying a 9-year-old boy at a Brooklyn public housing complex.

— BAR ENCOUNTER-DEATH: The New York Police Department says the death of a man who was punched in the head outside a bar has been classified as a homicide.

— HOT TOYS-CYBER BOTS: Connecticut U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and several fellow Democrats want to crack down on technology being used to buy popular holiday toys in order to resell them at inflated prices.

— HOLIDAY SHOPPING-NEW YORK AGENCY: New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation is hoping to cash in on the holiday shopping frenzy with a sale of its own.





NEW YORK — The New Orleans Pelicans visit the New York Knicks. UPCOMING.


NEW YORK — Derrick Rose scored 25 points, Karl-Anthony Towns had 21 points and nine rebounds, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Brooklyn Nets 112-102 on Friday. By Denis P. Gorman. SENT: 473 words, photos.


PHILADELPHIA — The New York Rangers visit the Philadelphia Flyers.

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