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AP-NJ--New Jersey News Digest, NJ

November 12, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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ATLANTIC CITY — Sports betting is all over the airwaves, billboards, train station ads and publications in the New York metropolitan area. But in order to place a legal sports bet, gamblers have to be within New Jersey’s borders. It’s the only game in, or rather near, town right now for people in New York and Pennsylvania. So they travel into New Jersey. By Wayne Parry. SENT: 891 words, photos.


— PHYSICAL DISPUTE-ATLANTIC CITY OFFICIALS — Authorities are investigating a “physical dispute” at an Atlantic City casino that reportedly involved the city’s mayor, a city councilman and other who were arguing with them.

— JERSEY CITY-TRANSGENDER AWARENESS — Jersey City says it is partnering with a local community center to recognize Transgender Awareness Week in a first for the city.

— FRANK SINATRA-AUCTION — More than 200 items belonging to Frank and Barbara Sinatra ranging from movie scripts to jewelry are going up for auction.



— To say the Jets, Raiders and Bucs have quit would be hyperbole. To say their fans are ready to quit watching them would be more accurate. There was little to nothing worth mentioning about their performances Sunday in one-sided defeats. In the New York and Tampa Bay areas, much of the chatter will be about removing Todd Bowles and Dirk Koetter as head coaches of their respective outfits. At least Jon Gruden won’t be worrying about job security with a Raiders team he has torn asunder, and he has the job security to rebuild. By Barry Wilner. SENT: 804 words, photos.


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