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AP-NJ--New Jersey News Coverage Advisory, NJ

August 17, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.



WASHINGTON — Women with military experience — many of them combat veterans — are among the record number of female candidates running for office this year. Some aspire to change Congress, where veterans account for just 1 in 5 lawmakers. Most of the candidates are Democrats and many are mothers. Some have retired and are looking for other ways to serve. By Laurie Kellman and Bill Barrow. AP photo,


— BEACHES CLOSED-SEASIDE HEIGHTS — All ocean beaches have reopened to swimmers in one New Jersey shore community after they were closed due to water quality concerns.

— GANG LEADER-RACKETEERING CONSPIRACY — The second-ranking leader of the New Jersey set of the Grape Street Crips has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for his role in a murder, attempted murders and the kidnapping of a heroin trafficker.

— DOG RESCUED FROM WATERFALL — A New Jersey fire department plans to adopt the dog it rescued from the base of a waterfall.


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