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

January 20, 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 Deepti Hajela 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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WINTER WEATHER

BOSTON _ A major winter storm that has brought some of the coldest temperatures of the season covered a large swath of the U.S. in snow as it wreaked havoc on air travel and caused slick road conditions throughout New England Sunday. Nearly 5,000 flights were canceled Sunday around the country, with Boston Logan Airport being one of the hardest hit, according to FlightAware, a flight tracking company. The National Weather Service issued winter storm warnings or advisories for part or all of at least 15 states stretching from southeast Missouri to the northern tip of Maine. SENT: 576 words, will be updated.

IN BRIEF:

_ STATE BUDGET-ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION: New York state lawmakers are kicking off their budget work for the year by examining state spending on environmental protection.

_ ICE FISHING CLINIC: The Department of Environmental Conservation is holding a free ice-fishing clinic in Rensselaer County.

_ XGR--VIOLENCE AGAINST JOURNALISTS: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the increasing number of threats against journalists shows the need for stronger criminal penalties for assaulting a member of the press.

SPORTS:

_ HKN--DUCKS-ISLANDERS: The Anaheim Ducks visit the New York Islanders.

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