- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 10, 2014

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 in New York City or Chris Carola in Albany at 518-458-7821.

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ALBANY, N.Y.- Mathew Shurka describes his adolescence and early adulthood as permanently uncomfortable due to years of conversion therapy to “cure” him from his homosexuality. Advocates and lawmakers hope that legislation introduced in both houses find its way into law this year. California and New Jersey have already banned using “reparative therapy” on minors, will New York follow. By Josefa Velasquez. UPCOMING: 600 words by 5 p.m.


NEW YORK - A New York federal appeals court says the creation of a full-text searchable database of millions of books is a fair use of copyrighted works. By Larry Neumeister. SENT: 122 words. UPCOMING: 400 words by noon.


NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio is keeping his opinions to himself about the increasingly contentious race for the seat held by Charles Rangel. The 22-term Democratic congressman is facing a stiff primary challenge from state Sen. Adriano Espaillat. By Jonathan Lemire. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 350 words by noon.


ALBANY, N.Y.- The New York Court of Appeals has ruled that a special prosecutor may proceed with his investigation of whether the Working Families Party violated election law in the 2009 New York City Council election on Staten Island. The party, which has emerged as a potent political voice for liberals, had asked the court to disqualify the prosecutor. By David Klepper. UPCOMING: 250 words by 4 p.m.


GULFPORT, Miss. - A Mississippi federal grand jury will decide if a New York man will be prosecuted for his alleged role in an international cybercrime organization with South Mississippi connections. Olutoyin Ogunlade of Brooklyn is accused of bank fraud and laundering money obtained by co-conspirators in the takeover of a TD Ameritrade investment account owned by two Los Angeles residents. SENT: 295 words.


- WAL-MART SHOOTING: Man charged in shooting outside Wal-Mart store

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