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

November 28, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

CONGESTION TOLLS-NYC

ALBANY, N.Y. — A broad coalition of organized labor, environmental advocates, business groups and private companies is launching a new lobbying effort to introduce congestion tolls in Manhattan. The alliance, known as the Fix Our Transit coalition, was created to push state lawmakers to approve the tolls, which would be levied on vehicles entering the busiest parts of Manhattan as a way to raise money for New York City’s deteriorating subways and transit system. By David Klepper.

SPORTS BETTING

NEW YORK — An ongoing major sports betting conference in New York is bringing together gambling companies, professional sports leagues, regulators and others to discuss issues involved in the rapidly growing field. By Wayne Parry.

IN BRIEF:

— EXPLOSION-HOME DESTROYED — Authorities say an explosion in a northwestern New Jersey home destroyed the residence and damaged a high school across the street.

— HAWAIIAN POTATO CHIPS-LAWSUIT — A class-action lawsuit has been filed against the New Jersey-based maker of potato chips sold under the brand name Hawaiian, claiming the chips made in Washington state are misleading customers.

— DRIVER IMPALED — Police in New Jersey say a truck driver who was impaled in the neck by a flying piece of metal is in stable condition.

SPORTS:

SOC-MLS--SURPRISE SCHOLARSHIP

— High school junior and soccer player Giovanni Calderon thought he was just going to an interview for a scholarship application. Instead he got a visit from New York Red Bulls defender Aurelien Collin. Collin presented Calderon with a $5,000 college scholarship, tickets to the second leg of the Red Bulls’ Eastern Conference final against Atlanta United on Thursday and a trip to the MLS Cup. By Anne M. Petersen. AP photos.

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