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AP-NJ--New Jersey News Digest, NJ

October 4, 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.

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NEW BRUNSWICK — Rutgers University says it will change its policy on investigating sexual harassment complaints following a newspaper report that it had set a time limit on old complaints. University President Robert Barchi said Wednesday the school will immediately investigate all sexual harassment complaints. Barchi says he has also ordered a review of the office that handles those complaints to ensure it has enough staff and resources. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words by 1 p.m.


— MOTHER-DAUGHTER FOUND DEAD — A New Jersey man has admitted killing his girlfriend and her teenage daughter before fleeing the home they all shared.

— OFFICER FIRED-SICK TIME — A judge in New Jersey agrees with a township police department’s firing of a police officer over charges that he lied about using sick time.

— ATM TECHNICIAN-STOLEN FUNDS — Authorities say an ATM service technician helped himself to more than $46,000 from machines across New Jersey.

— BUS-CAR COLLIDE — A collision involving a New Jersey Transit bus and a car has left two bus passengers with minor injuries.


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