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AP-NJ--New Jersey News Digest, NJ

July 29, 2018

Good afternoon! 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

TOP STORIES:

TRUMP-MEDIA

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — The publisher of The New York Times says he told President Donald Trump in a meeting at the White House that his anti-press language is “not just divisive but increasingly dangerous.” By Darlene Superville. SENT: NewsNow, will be updated.

EXCHANGE:

EXCHANGE-MIGRATING RAYS

SEA GIRT — Migrating kite-shaped cownose rays are here in full force. The wing-tipped sea creatures with a big snout have been spotted by beachgoers up and down the Shore. Manasquan resident Jamie Ragan found himself in the midst of “hundreds” of rays while surfing with his kids July 19 at Seaside Place in Sea Girt. ”(There were) so many they were bumping us. They looked like they were feeding on crabs, you could see areas easily where they were stirring up the sand,” said Ragan, 44. By Dan Radel, Asbury Park Press. SENT: About 490 words.

AROUND THE STATE:

FLEEING MOTORCYCLIST-FATAL CRASH — Authorities say a man critically injured in a crash with a motorcyclist fleeing police earlier this month has succumbed to his injuries.

OFFICER KILLED-FLORIDA — Florida police officer has died from injuries he sustained in a shooting last weekend. Moved late for Sunday AMs.

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