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

August 26, 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 Mike Sisak 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A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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SEXUAL MISCONDUCT-STATE LEGISLATURES

As the #MeToo movement against sexual misconduct began snaring politicians, state legislatures across the country vowed to re-examine their policies to prevent harassment and beef up investigations into complaints of sexual wrongdoing. By David A. Lieb. SENT: 1,500 words, photos. (With: 900-word abridged version).

SEXUAL MISCONDUCT-STATE LEGISLATURES-POLICIES

The #MeToo movement against sexual misconduct has prompted many state legislatures to reconsider their internal policies and state laws on the issue. Here are some examples of the changes made by state legislatures. SENT: 800 words.

TRUMP-COHEN

NEW YORK — For Michael Cohen and Donald Trump, it’s always been about money and loyalty. But the man who once said he would “take a bullet” for Trump now is pledging loyalty to his own family and actively seeking to cooperate in the Russia investigation. By Jonathan Lemire. SENT: 1,020 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

— SHOOTING-HOUSE PARTY: A man was shot in the arm during an argument at a raucous Long Island house party that police say was attended by about 400 people.

— MCCAIN-FLAGS: New York is honoring Sen. John McCain by lowering flags on all state government buildings to half-staff.

— TRUMP LAWYER-TWEET: Michael Cohen is tweeting thanks to people who’ve sent him birthday wishes and who’ve contributed to his legal defense fund.

— WEST NILE VIRUS: Public health officials in New York state are encouraging residents to protect themselves against West Nile Virus.

— CHILDCARE CREDENTIAL FRAUD: New York is making it illegal for nannies to misrepresent their credentials.

— HYDRO-POWER DAM: A massive hydro-power project on the St. Lawrence River is celebrating its 60th anniversary.

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