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BC-NJ--New Jersey News Digest, NJ

January 7, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

TOP STORIES:

SUPREME COURT-FOSAMAX

WASHINGTON _ The Supreme Court hears arguments in a case against New Jersey-based drug maker Merck over the warning label on its bone-strengthening drug Fosamax. By Jessica Gresko. UPCOMING: 600 words by 3 p.m.

Eds: Developing from 10 a.m. court arguments.

AROUND THE STATE:

_ HOUSE FIRE-FOUR INJURED _ A fast-moving house fire in Camden has left three people and a firefighter injured.

_ HIGHWAY-MAN STRUCK _ Police say a Pennsylvania man who was struck along a New Jersey highway has died.

_ PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURING-INDIANA _ A New Jersey-based company is moving forward on a $100 million expansion of its pharmaceutical manufacturing operations in southern Indiana.

SPORTS:

FBN--EAGLES-BEARS FOLO

CHICAGO _ The Philadelphia Eagles were desperately seeking a lift with little time left to save their season. Nick Foles came through for the defending Super Bowl champions. And he did it just in time. Foles threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Golden Tate on fourth down in the final minute, and the Eagles hung on for a 16-15 wild-card victory over the Chicago Bears after Cody Parkey’s missed field goal hit the upright and crossbar. By Andrew Seligman. AP photos.

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