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

July 29, 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 welcomed and should be directed to 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.


NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein is locked in a messy battle with insurance companies over his steadily mounting legal bills. The insurance giant Chubb and others carriers that wrote liability policies for Weinstein and his film company are arguing in court that they shouldn’t have to pay for his defense against allegations of rape and sexual harassment. By Tom Hays. UPCOMING: 600 words by 10 a.m., photos.


— FOOD STAMPS-FARMERS MARKETS: Food stamp recipients will be able to use their benefits at farmers’ markets across New York state under an agreement the state and the Farmers Market Federation have reached with a mobile application vendor.

— FLINTKOTE-SUPERFUND: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing excavating soil at 26 homes near an upstate New York Superfund site.

— HOUSING COMPLEX-POWER OUTAGE: Emergency crews are at a New York City housing development after nearly four buildings in the complex lost power.

— SHOOTING-MAN SLAIN: The New York Police Department says a 21-year-old Bronx man has been fatally shot on Manhattan’s Upper West Side.

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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