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TRENTON — Democratic control of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez's Senate seat in Democrat-leaning New Jersey could hinge on how well he can convince voters they need him to stand up to President Donald Trump, and on whether Republican challenger Bob Hugin can make a case the electorate should dump the incumbent over tossed-out corruption charges. By Mike Catalini. SENT: 707 words, photos.







ATLANTIC CITY — NOAA releases its annual report on recurring high-tide flooding, also known as "nuisance flooding" and how bad it has become in the U.S. By Wayne Parry. UPCOMING: 500 words by 3 p.m.


— BEACH ALTERCATION-NEW JERSEY — A Philadelphia woman whose violent arrest at a New Jersey beach over Memorial Day weekend was captured on video says she hurt her neck and back in the scuffle and has feelings of anxiety. With AP video.

— CUSTOMS AGENT-HAZING — A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer has admitted his role in using a "rape table" to haze two colleagues at Newark Liberty International Airport.

— MISSING MOTHER FOUND DEAD — The former boyfriend of a missing Newark mom has been charged with murder after her body was found behind an abandoned home.

— VETERAN'S BENEFIT-SCAM — Pennsylvania man involved in a scheme that stole more than $24 million from a federal education benefits program designed to help veterans post 9/11 is now headed to prison.

— MARIJUANA BAN — A township in northern New Jersey is banning marijuana sales ahead of a bill currently in the state Legislature that would legalize marijuana statewide if passed.

— WAWA OPPOSITION — Residents of a New Jersey city neighborhood are opposing a proposed Wawa convenience store, alleging it would increase the amount of crime and prostitution in the area.

— DETROIT EX-MAYOR — Disgraced ex-Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has ended up at a low-security federal prison in New Jersey.

— BOSTON UNIVERSITY-CANCER CENTER — Boston University says it's pairing with Johnson & Johnson to help fight lung cancer.


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