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AP-NJ--New Jersey News Digest, NJ

November 16, 2018

Good morning! 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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TOP STORIES:

VIRAL OUTBREAKS-PEDIATRIC CENTERS

TRENTON — Health officials say an 11th patient has died amid an outbreak of a respiratory virus at a care facility in New Jersey. The state health department on Friday confirmed that the “severely ill child” at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation had the adenovirus infection. The youth died Thursday night in a hospital, but further details about the child were not disclosed. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.

WINTRY WEATHER

TRENTON — The first snowfall of the season lingered Friday in the Northeast as thousands of exhausted commuters pointed their fingers at politicians and meteorologists for leaving them creeping along highways or stuck in mass transit hubs because of a storm that left seven dead as it moved through the Midwest and South. Some students in West Orange, New Jersey, were forced to sleep at their schools after their buses turned back, while others were taken to a diner to eat because snow-covered roads were clogged with traffic Thursday. By Shawn Marsh. SENT: 616 words, photos.

AROUND THE STATE:

— CORRECTIONS OFFICER-CHILD PORNOGRAPHY — A former New Jersey corrections officer who admitted receiving images of child sexual abuse is now headed to prison.

— DOUBLE STABBING-ATLANTIC CITY — A New Jersey man has pleaded guilty in a double stabbing that left his ex-girlfriend dead and a Pennsylvania man critically injured.

SPORTS:

FBN--ON FOOTBALL-WITHER YOUR QB?

— When things go sour, an NFL team’s fan base often points to two people: the guy calling plays on the sideline, and the man behind center trying to execute them. As we get deeper into the 2018 schedule, the futures of some coaches could be tied to how their quarterbacks have struggled — or outright flopped. By Barry Wilner. SENT: 1,110 words, photos.

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