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AP-NJ--New Jersey News Digest, NJ

November 15, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

HELPFUL HOMELESS MAN

MOUNT HOLLY — A New Jersey prosecutor says he will announce developments in a criminal investigation of a couple that raised $400,000 for a homeless man they said helped them with a disabled car. Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina is planning a news conference Thursday afternoon. Investigators searched the Florence home of Mark D’Amico and Katelyn McClure in September after questions arose about what happened to the money they raised through a GoFundMe page. By Mike Catalini. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 400 words by 4 p.m.

WINTRY WEATHER

BYHALIA, Miss. — A pre-winter storm slammed parts of the South and lower Midwest, causing five deaths on slippery roads and stranding travelers for more than eight hours on an icy Arkansas interstate. The wintry weather moved eastward Thursday, bringing a mix of rain and snow to Ohio, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. By Adrian Sainz and Jeff Amy. SENT: 473 words, photos and video.

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WINTRY WEATHER-NJ

SPORTS BETTING

ATLANTIC CITY — New Jersey regulators reveal how much the state’s fast-growing sports betting market took in during October. By Wayne Parry. UPCOMING: 450 words by 3 p.m.

AROUND THE STATE:

— NEW JERSEY UNEMPLOYMENT — New Jersey’s unemployment rate fell to 4.1 percent in October, the lowest it’s been in almost two decades.

— MOTHER-DAUGHTER FOUND SLAIN — A New Jersey man who killed his girlfriend and her teenage daughter before fleeing the home they all shared has been sentenced to consecutive life terms in prison.

— FIRST WOMAN MAYOR — A New Jersey councilwoman elected mayor this year will be the first woman in the community’s history to be elected to the office.

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