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AP-NJ--New Jersey News Digest, NJ

May 14, 2018

Good evening! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in New Jersey. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to the AP_New Jersey bureau at 609-392-3622. News editor Larry Rosenthal can be reached at 609-392-3622 or lrosenthal@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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SUPREME COURT-SPORTS BETTING

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports. The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to strike down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act. The 1992 law barred state-authorized sports gambling with some exceptions. It made Nevada the only state where a person could wager on the results of a single game. By Jessica Gresko. SENT: 673 words.

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POLISH MEMORIAL REMOVAL

JERSEY CITY — Officials in a New Jersey community are set to disclose plans for moving a waterfront statue commemorating the 1940 massacre of Poles. Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop and local Polish groups will hold a news conference Monday to provide details for relocating the Katyn Memorial. It comes just days after the two sides reached an agreement to end their acrimonious battle. By David Porter. SENT: 494 words, photos.

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GIANTS-MEMORABILIA LAWSUIT

HACKENSACK — Jury selection is scheduled to begin in New Jersey in a lawsuit accusing the New York Giants and quarterback Eli Manning of knowingly selling bogus “game-worn” equipment to unsuspecting collectors. It’s set to get underway Monday in Bergen County. Eric Inselberg and two other plaintiffs say they bought two helmets from Steiner Sports, which has a contract with Manning to provide game-used jerseys and helmets for sale. By David Porter. UPCOMING: 400 words, photos.

AROUND THE STATE:

— CABLE EMPLOYEE-SUSPENDED IN AIR — The neighbor of a woman who allegedly left a cable TV worker stranded in the air says she was probably angry about a vehicle idling near her home, based on previous incidents.

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