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

December 19, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

UPCOMING:

AROUND THE STATE:

_ FATAL WRECK-SOUTH CAROLINA _ Funeral services are scheduled in Jersey City for four children killed in a car crash in South Carolina this month.

_ HUMPBACK WHALE-ASHORE _ The director of a marine research institute says the juvenile female humpback whale that washed ashore in Delaware was likely killed by a boat strike.

_ CARJACKING CONVICTIONS _ Two men are facing at least 10 years in prison after they were convicted of the armed carjacking of a woman two years ago.

_ DELAWARE MEMORIAL BRIDGE-TOLLS _ The Delaware River and Bay Authority has adopted a new toll schedule that will increase rates from $4 to $5 for cars and small trucks, beginning March 1.

_ NEWARK-ABUSE CHARGES _ Five out of six adults charged with severely beating a 3-year-old boy in New Jersey have pleaded not guilty.

_ ENDANGERED WHALES _ The federal government is using a pair of protective zones to try to assist large aggregations of rare whales off the East Coast.

SPORTS:

BKC--SACRED HEART-SETON HALL

NEWARK _ Seton Hall faces Sacred Heart. Game starts at 6:30 p.m.

BKC--RIDER-DRAKE

Rider plays Drake at Knapp Center. Game starts at 8 p.m.

ST. PETER’S-FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON

St. Peter’s plays Fairleigh Dickinson at Rothman Center. Game starts at 7 p.m.

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